Oakland General Strike, 2011

What happens to cops in a general strike?

Since the nationwide protests against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, talk has circulated online about the possibility of mass strikes against the Trump regime. Activists, artists and academics have called for…

Trump’s “law and order” executive orders, explained

This article by German Lopez was originally posted on Vox. President Donald Trump wants to do something about crime in America. He just doesn’t know what, exactly, he wants to…

Bringing BLM Back to the Streets

A sharp critique of the M4BL Platform calls for us to move away from police reform, nonprofit funding and the Democratic Party–and into the streets.

Buoy: A Web App That Builds Autonomy

AWWP sat down this month with Maymay, a developer working on the Buoy platform. Buoy is a mobile web app designed to help communities exercise collective power and build autonomy,…

Atlanta Meeting Notes: 11/21

Below are the minutes from our November 21 public meeting in Atlanta. The next Atlanta meeting will be held on December 5 at 6PM, at Big House. The event page…

The New Top Cop: How President Trump Might Reshape Urban Policing

This interview, originally posted on CityLab, and was conducted by George Joseph with Alex Vitale, an Associate Sociology professor at Brooklyn College. Shout out to both of them and their…

Read and Share: “A World Without Police” Pamphlet

Read and Share: “A World Without Police” Pamphlet Like they say, each one teach one. To share the vision of police abolition with as many heads as possible, the AWWP…

Viewpoint Magazine on Strategy After Ferguson

Viewpoint Magazine on Strategy After Ferguson Reposted from Viewpoint Magazine. Edited by Ben Mabie and Joohyun Kim. Introduction This roundtable is a part of our evolving “Movement Inquiry” feature, which…

Can we stop police terror by going on strike? #StrAPT says yes.

Can we stop police terror by going on strike? #StrAPT says yes. The Black Lives Matter movement has met police violence with rallies and street protest, but what other options…

It’s Going Down: #MilwaukeeUprising

It’s Going Down: #MilwaukeeUprising Originally posted to It’s Going Down. https://itsgoingdown.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/milwaukeeuprising.mp3 Download podcast here. Milwaukee now joins the growing list of American cities to erupt after the fatal shooting of…