Found on #OccupyICEPHL's facebook. For more information on the newest camp, check out this other update from #OccupyICEPHL. Hey the city of philadelphia is targeting camp as a homeless encampment instead of what it actually is: a political movement and gathering space! Come help support us tonight and tomorrow morning against this infringement on our … Continue reading Newest #OccupyICEPHL Camp Facing Eviction
Found on facebook While we celebrate the announcement that the City of Philadelphia will not renew its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) which allows the federal agency to access the city's PARS real-time arrest database, we must point out that the contract is still in effect until August 31st. After complying with the … Continue reading Statement from #OccupyICEPHL
This text belongs to a new zine that speaks to the current#OccupyICEPHL movement. This was not written by a Friendly Fire member. Something incredible is happening at OccupyICE Philadelphia right now. The encampment, which is in its third week at city hall, is developing in a truly revolutionary direction. Yesterday a crew of unhoused folks … Continue reading This Movement is Not Ours, it’s Everybody’s! A message to “the activists” about Occupy ICE Philadelphia
Tuesday, July 24th Open Mic Night 6PM - 8PM Hey y'all, we're having a lil OPEN MIC AGAINST CLOSED BORDERS, so bring out your guitar or uke or flute and play some diddies for the frontline! Poetry, comedy, music, etc, are all welcome. Sign up for open mic performers by 6PM! Facebook event page Thursday, … Continue reading Events at #OccupyICEPHL this week!
Still Happening Day 19 - Ongoing with growing vindication Friday, July 20th Originally a facebook post Occupy ICE PHL continues another day of their non-violent civil disobedience outside City Hall. Supplies had been running low, as part of the camp’s activities involves feeding the poor and hungry in the area. Upon making requests for help, … Continue reading An #OccupyICEPHL update from the Equity Coalition: “If you can pull thousands in and fill the area, that will make the impact we need.”
Philly's [insurrectionist] anarchist periodical is out with their July issue. There's some interesting thoughts and analysis of the occupation and more generally, organizing in Philly. https://anathema.noblogs.org/ Volume 4 Issue 7 (PDF for printing 11 x 17) Volume 4 Issue 7 (PDF for reading 8.5 x 11) In this issue: Two Points About Mass Action Red … Continue reading New issue of Anathema!
From our comrades with RAM (Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement): The Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement announces the First Annual Nat Turner Day! To commemorate the first day of the prison strike, RAM announces the first Nat Turner Day this August 21st, 2018. It is no coincidence this is the first day of this year’s Nationwide Prison Strike and … Continue reading Nat Turner Day
As a collective of abolitionists, we are confident that revolution will not be voted in and that our electoral system is inherently built to oppress the working class and people of color. Our hope is not in this current political system. But sometimes we can bend it in the people's favor. Philly Police allows ICE … Continue reading Help Philly Agitate! #EndPARS
Thoughts on the current #OccupyICEPHL and moving forward to #EndPARS We are two weeks into #OccupyICEPHL. We have ceased occupying the ICE offices since July 5 and the current encampment at City Hall has lost a lot of its original momentum. The Left in Philly united on July 2nd for the original occupation, but it … Continue reading Beyond Occupation
How to hold the heartbreak and the outrage? Hundreds of babies and toddlers, schoolchildren and teenagers wrenched from the embrace of their parents, many now sobbing inconsolably in immigrant detention centers—some unbelievably lost in the system. My friend Rosalinda, who used to earn just pennies an hour working in a U.S. factory on the Mexican … Continue reading Rekindled by Ritual