Still Not Sorry: On the Plea Deal in the Locke St. Case

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info The What and Why On November 29th 2018, those facing charges in relation to the so-called “Locke St. Riot” accepted a non-cooperating plea deal. The deal does not mention or otherwise implicate anyone outside of the group of people pleading guilty, and was agreed upon collectively by everyone involved. From the beginning, it was a priority for us to engage with this situation in Read More …

Letter from Cedar on Conspiracy Charges, the Barton Jail, and Solidarity

From Hamilton Anarchist Support Version française : Lettre de Cedar sur les accusations de complot, la prison Barton et la solidarité I’ve been out of jail about two weeks now, enough time to get set back up with a computer to replace the one stolen by the police and to begin sorting out what reflections I’d like to share more widely. I wrote a public letter while in the Barton Read More …

Tower Defence: Holding space against the far-right

Submitted Anonymously to Northshore On Sunday, March 25th, various far-right groups from South-Western Ontario organized what they called a “Patriot Walk” up Locke St. in Hamilton. This was ostensibly a show of support for small businesses on the street who had their facades shattered during a mini-riot a couple of weeks earlier. The far-right hoped to capitalize on bourgeois outrage in Hamilton to put forward their ultra-nationalist form of anti-leftism, Read More …

Staying Solid Through The Flurry: An Anarchist Perspective on the Kirkendall Riot

Received as an anonymous submission. I wasn’t there on Aberdeen or Locke that night. I don’t know who was, and I’m not interested in knowing who was. I don’t necessarily think it was the most strategic or timely action in Hamilton’s history of resistance, but I certainly don’t condemn it. Far from it. I think it was brave, I think it was well-executed, and I think it was a meaningful Read More …

Lettre de Cedar sur les accusations de complot, la prison Barton et la solidarité

De Hamilton Anarchist Support English version: Letter from Cedar on Conspiracy Charges, the Barton Jail, and Solidarity Ça fait maintenant deux semaines que je suis sortie de prison, juste le temps de remplacer l’ordi volé par les flics et de me mettre à réfléchir aux réflexions que j’aurais envie de partager publiquement. J’ai écrit une lettre pendant que j’étais à la prison Barton il y a environ un mois et Read More …