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Workers Launch Wave of Wildcat Strikes As Trump Pushes for ‘Return to Work’ Amidst Exploding Coronavirus

A report on the spread of wildcat strikes in response to the coronavirus in the US. This article was first published by It's Going Down.

Staying Healthy, Staying Connected: COVID-19 info for prisoners

A zine created by Blue Ridge Anarchist Black Cross with information for prisoners about the coronavirus outbreak. Primarily in English with some Spanish sections, and designed for North Carolina inmates although most of the information will be applicable elsewhere.

On Rent Strike against Gentrification and the Pandemic: An Interview with Residents of Station 40 in San Francisco

An interview with the residents of Station 40 in San Francisco, who were among the first in the US to state their intention to go on a rent strike in response to the pandemic. This interview was first published by Crimethinc.

Lifting the Mask of Capitalist Disaster: The Coronavirus Response

From official disregard and denial to mismanaged response, each day the COVID-19 crisis brings into ever sharpening clarity the hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy of the ruling class. This article was first published by Black Rose Anarchist Federation.

Debunking the myth of "Irish slaves"

A photo of people who weren't Irish slaves

A detailed, seven part series of articles by Irish historian Liam Hogan systematically demolishing the white supremacist myth of there being Irish slaves in the Caribbean or Americas, and that these "slaves" were treated worse than enslaved Africans.

Anarchist prisoner Eric King facing threats and intimdation against his family while preparing for trial

New documents filed in Eric King's ongoing court case reveal the extent of staff intimidation and threats toward Eric and his family. This information was first posted on his legal fundraiser page. Content note: the following text includes a discussion of suicide

Yanggongju as an allegory of the nation: Images of working-class women in popular and radical texts

Hyun Sook Kim's essay examining representations of working-class South Korean sex workers for U.S. military in popular and radical texts, both of which fix the identities of the women as "bad"/"good" and treat the female body as a metaphorical map of the Korean nation.

Published in Dangerous Women: Gender and Korean Nationalism (2012).

Martin Glaberman, Theory and Practice

Facing Reality Publishing Committee, Detroit, 1969. With an introduction by CLR James

Lucasville uprising prisoner Bomani Shakur on the US justice system

Bomani Shakur/Keith LaMar, a prisoner sentenced to death after being wrongly convicted of murder for his alleged role in the 1993 Lucasville Uprising, reflects on his experiences. First published on the Justice for Keith LaMar facebook page, and republished by Abolition Media Worldwide.