Solecast #30 is an in-depth discussion with one of the editors of It’s Going Down.
It’s Going Down is an anarchist news and counter information website and has become a hub for radical activity & analysis in North America.
From their website, “We are a network of friends and comrades across so-called North America that seeks to provide news and analysis of when it goes down: riots, strikes, sabotage, occupations, expropriations, rebellion, revolt, insurrection, whether together or alone – we support liberatory revolt.”
- Discussing their approach to spreading radical ideas, and allowing for a platform for people from various radical currents to come together
- Forming a radical pole against liberalism and the far right
- What a Trump administration means and what some possible points of interventions are over the next four years
- The need to reach out to working class folks in rural areas and getting out of the “radical” bubble
- A discussion of some of the most inspiring actions happening in the US right now from pipeline resistance, the prison strike, solidarity networks, fast food workers & tenants organizing, and the rise in anti-fascist organizing
- Placing the rise of white nationalism in the states & worldwide in historic context
- The challenge of dealing with liberals who wish to contain the struggle
- Why a dual approach pursuing electoral politics and street resistance will not work
- The growing conversation happening in the states now, people dropping their pretensions and moving forward
- How to contribute to IGD
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