conspiracy theories

Anti-Lockdown Protests and Working-Class Activity in Australia

As this statement is being written the number of active COVID-19 cases in Australia currently stands at just over 23,000, with New South Wales and Victoria accounting for the bulk of that. Between the two states, cases are averaging around 2,000 per day. The number of deaths is now nearing 1,400 since the beginning of the pandemic and almost 300 people are in the ICU. New South Wales has been in lockdown since the end of June and Victoria since the start of August. Nationwide, a little over 58% of people over 16 are now doubly vaccinated.

Anarchy, Lockdown and Crypto-Eugenics: A critical response from some anarchists in Wales & England

A text submitted anonymously to Montreal Counter-Info, critiquing covid-denialist, conspiracist, and "anti-lockdown" ideas within the anarchist movement.

Conspiracy theories - a new introduction (2020)

anti-lockdown conspiracy demo

New preface to Aufheben's article from 2016

The Truth about “The Truth about Today’s Anarchists”

A response to a New York Times article that repeated conspiracy theories about anarchists manipulating the Black Lives Matter movement. This article was originally published by Crimethinc.

Hands off the US! Stand with the American people and their democratically elected leader against the regime change plot!

An article examining the current protests in the US, applying the anti-imperialist perspective of the Grayzone, MintPress News and many others.

Counterinsurgency: dousing the flames of Minneapolis

As people rise up against police violence and structural racism, what counterinsurgency techniques is the state deploying to attack and undermine the movement? This article by Peter Gelderloos was originally published by Roar Magazine.

The Anti-Black and Anti-Semitic History of “Outside Agitators”: An Interview with Spencer Sunshine

With everyone from Trump, to media pundits, to fake “ANTIFA” accounts run by the far-Right, to state Governors repeating conspiracy theories and false information about “who is behind” the recent rebellion in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd, we thought it would be a good time to discuss the history associated with the trope of the “outside agitator.” This interview was conducted by It's Going Down with Spencer Sunshine.

"Outside agitators", "ANTIFA", conspiracy theories and disinformation

A compilation of arguments addressing some of the claims and conspiracy theories that have been circulating about "outside agitators" and "ANTIFA" in recent days. These were originally posted as social media threads by Crimethinc and It's Going Down.