Today I released the first edition of Riot Medicine, a public domain book to help street medics in the struggle for liberation, autonomy, and dignity for all. You can download all 466 pages for free here: https://riotmedicine.net/downloads
mention of violence
If you're feeling upset by all the footage circulating of police attacking protestors and others, there is one useful thing you can do: donate to the GoFundMe for the Bristol protestors' legal costs.
It looks like they're well on the way to their £15,000 target.
As ever: if you can't afford to donate, don't feel bad about it! This is something to do only if you can.
Me: I play video games as a form of escapism from this sad, sad world.
Lilienne the net picker: People imagine picking up and finding something better is an easy solution. But how is that supposed to work when all your time and energy goes to staying alive? You have almost nothing set aside to actually fight your way out.
For those who don't know Alexander Reid Ross is a well known anti-fascist researcher and author who recently took a job at an institute that provides research useful to law enforcement, and his NCI collaborators include ex-CIA, ex-DHS and NCI has conducted research framing anarchists as violent extremists.
“Haha check out this chonky bwaah”
This is a traumatic brain injury. If this happens to you, please go to A&E (emergency care) for things like this to check for life threatening injuries.
Tories at home crying because there’s not enough union jacks plastered about and we’re all out here busting sick tricks and building a new world
So, apparently #RMS is coming back to FSF and there's an open letter against that.
I've read the thing and they make perfectly valid points – but the thing I absolutely can't agree on is this implicit assumption that we as a community *need* "leaders".
We don't. And in fact it is this very assumption that enables these fucked up personal cults to emerge in the first place.
black flag anarchist (they/them) /// @firstname.lastname@example.org
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