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How to set up an anti-fascist group

Comrades from Antifascist Network in the UK created this easy, step-by-step way to start your own ANTIFA CREW in your area. A very handful text on these times, where the fascists are harassing our barrios and communities.

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 FROM: http://antifascistnetwork.org/how-to-set-up-an-anti-fascist-group/

supportYourLocalAntifaGet active:

If you want to do something about the presence of the far-right in your local area or do something in your area about fascism generally, the answer is to start getting active. Don’t worry if you don’t have loads of people, just a few activists can make good decisions, support each other and share any work.

Get organising:

Most anti-fascist groups start from few friends. Look around amongst your mates: who is pissed off about the far-right on the streets and in public life? Who wants to do something about it? Who thinks that petitions and demanding politicians to do something are not the only options? Who has participated in any actions? One local AFN group expanded after a call out to block a fascist meeting in a local pub; another developed from an existing group involved in direct action. Trust between anti-fascists is usually built up over actions.

Discuss together what type of group you want to build. The AFN does not impose any political line on local groups or tell them how to campaign in local areas that have very different political cultures, but you may want to consider how ‘public’ or ‘closed’ you want your group to be. Do you simply want to support AFN street actions? Or might you want to get involved in relevant networks, such as migrant solidarity groups, or even host community meetings? There are AFN groups that do just one, some or all of these things. No AFN group works with the police or is affiliated to a political party. All try to work non-hierarchically. Continue reading

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Justice for India Cummings

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Ellie Dorritie

The Buffalo Anti Racism Coalition turned out a heartbroken but angry crowd on March 3 to demand justice after yet another suspicious death at Buffalo’s vicious and secretive Erie County Holding Center. India Cummings, a 27-year-old Black woman, died Feb. 21 in a hospital. Three days prior, the holding center had pushed her out of their jail when they saw that she was about to become another number in their terrible statistics. Continue reading

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Philadelphia marchers protest Ayotzinapa outrage

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Some six months since 43 students disappeared in southern Mexico, their parents are traveling across the United States calling for justice. Continue reading

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