Toronto: Who Protects The Nazis?

From The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund In Toronto at least, it’s abundantly clear that the police protect the nazis. This has been apparent at several heavily-policed events over the last two years there and is becoming so extreme that it’s hard to tell if the people harassing and assaulting antifa counter-protestors at rallies held by Islamophobes and bigots are the nazi rally participants or the kkkops in the Toronto Police Read More …

Better Without Them: Open Letter to Hamilton Pride and to Try Hamilton Performers

Submitted anonymously to North Shore         Advertising and sponsorship are everywhere and as we enter festival season, no one will be surprised that each one comes with its own sponsor’s logo all over it. It can almost just become invisible, our eyes slipping past it to see when the bands are playing or when food is served. Sometimes however, that sponsorship is more than just simple advertising. Sometimes the presence Read More …

An Anarchist Response to Far-Right Professor Jordan Peterson

From It’s Going Down IGD Editors: The following is a critique of the popular far-Right and ‘self-help’ guru Jordan Peterson. Most recently, Peterson argued that the State should enforce monogamy as a way to end young, male, ‘lone-wolf’ violence. Peterson represents the push towards a fundamental restructuring of society that re-cements the power of patriarchy, social hierarchy, and the State. “Take responsibility for your own life!,” shouts psychology professor, Youtuber Read More …

On “Hate”, the Hamilton Police, and Mexican Food

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info After a tense week-long standoff between city bureaucrats, local journalists, and police, it seems anarchism has finally been cleared of being a hate crime in the city of Hamilton. On Thursday, Mayor Fred Eisenberger issued a statement indicating that he had been misinformed after making an equivalency anarchists and the circle-a symbol with white supremacists and the swastika – this coming two months after he Read More …

Hamilton: Noise Demo in solidarity with prisoners in Barton Jail

From Hamilton Anarchist Support On Thursday, May 10th a group of folks carrying balloons, banners, and signs conducted a festive march around the jail to remind those on the inside that they have not been forgotten. Banging was heard from inside the jail letting folks on the outside know that they could be seen. In love and rage, support was shown for prisoners at Barton Jail.

Cedar is Out of Jail!

From Hamilton Anarchist Support Cedar is no longer physically in the hands of the state! Unfortunately Cedar will have to abide by the bail conditions set at yesterdays bail appeal for the foreseeable future including staying out of Hamilton, not participating in any rallies or demonstrations, and being under house arrest. The fight is far from over. Even though Cedar is no longer in jail, they will be facing a Read More …

Hamilton: Rent Strikers Rally and Visit CLV

From the Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network Today, rent strikers from the Stoney Creek Towers had a rally. After a couple of speeches from tenants and supporters, we went to the local office of the property management company CLV to hand in a stack of over 60 maintenance request forms, documenting a list of long-standing repair issues that tenants from the four buildings have been living with for weeks, months or Read More …

Niagara Falls: Antifascists Drop Fliers Against Neo-Nazis Linked to Racist Attack

From It’s Going Down On May 13th, 2018 while the denizens of Niagara Falls were falling into a drunken slumber of complacency, Niagara Falls Anti-Fascist Action International (NFAFAI) crossed the border from Klanada to the United Snakes, landing amphibiously near Niagara University to combat fascism. The fiction of national borders are no barrier to the worldwide necessity of stamping out white supremacy in all its forms. On February 25th, several Read More …

Hamilton: CLV Tries and Fails to Intimidate Striking Tenant

From the Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network On the afternoon of May 11th, a bunch of corporate executives from CLV Group made the trip from their head office in Ottawa to visit striking tenants at the Stoney Creek Towers, in East Hamilton. These suits went door to door, harassing tenants in their homes and demanding that they pay their rent. One of the tenants that CLV visited was Florence Morgan, a Read More …

Solidarity with Cedar Hopperton from J20 Defendants and Supporters

From Defend J20 Resistance Cedar Hopperton is an anarchist living on occupied Anishinabek, Haudenosaunee, and Anishinaabe land in so-called Hamilton, Ontario. In March, there was a small disruptive anti-capitalist march in a gentrifying neighborhood the weekend of the Hamiliton anarchist bookfair. Afterwards, far right and white nationalist groups began attacking Hamilton’s anarchist community space, who took the opportunity to advance their own agenda. The police responded by targeting Cedar, raiding Read More …