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…

From #NoDAPL to #FreedomSquare: A Tale of Two Occupations

From #NoDAPL to #FreedomSquare: A Tale of Two Occupations Re-posted with permission from Truthout. By Kelly Hayes. While the world watched the Olympics, and reporters echoed Donald Trump’s latest absurdities,…

Against the Romance of Community Policing

Against the Romance of Community Policing by Stuart Schrader. Adapted for A World Without Police from this post Community policing is a confusing term. It joins together two of the…

Wave of occupations marks step forward for Black Lives Matter

Wave of occupations marks step forward for Black Lives Matter Originally posted on Waging Nonviolence. By Ashoka Jegroo. Activists in New York City seeking to defund the police have successfully…

Abolish the police? Organizers say it’s less crazy than it sounds.

Abolish the police? Organizers say it’s less crazy than it sounds.  Grassroots groups around Chicago are already putting abolitionist ideas into practice. Originally published on Chicago Reader. By Maya Dukmasova…

Real Recognize Real: Dispatches from Minneapolis

AWWP shares strategic reflections from organizers in the police abolition movement across the country. This piece comes to us from a black anarchist comrade in Minnesota, who has been active…

Providence GDC on the limits of police reform

General Defense Committee Local 16 read this statement, outlining the limitations of police reform legislation, at a recent rally in Providence, Rhode Island. It was originally posted on the group’s…

#FreedomSquare envisions a police-free world

This account of the ongoing occupation at #FreedomSquare in Chicago was originally posted on It’s Going Down. Video produced by The Chicago Reporter. — #LetUsBreathe (@LetUsBreathe773) July 27, 2016 Originally…

This activist just put police abolition in the national spotlight

Jessica Disu, an organizer in Chicago, recently appeared on an episode of Fox’s The Kelly File themed around police violence. Facing a room full of skeptics and reformers, Jessica held…

Abolishing the police is a solution we need to start taking seriously

Michael Stewart penned this call to begin strategizing police abolition after growing protests against police murders, impunity and neglect by Canada’s black and indigenous movements. Originally posted on rabble.ca. This…