We are really excited by the enthusiasm for railway blockades that has been sweeping the thieving state called “canada” since the call out to #ShutdownCanada!
As described here (https://contrepoints.media/posts/from-sea-to-sea-train-blockades-colonialism-and-canadian-railways-history), rail has a violent colonial history and is an excellent way to create leverage to struggles for justice and Indigenous sovereignty.
We wanted to share some considerations for organizing a rail blockade so that different groups can easily take up the tactic.
** It is important to note that this is for folks who want to host a PUBLIC blockade. Any sabotage or other activities that might lead to more serious charges should be done by your affinity group in secret. Solidarity with the sabotagers! Some of this information might be helpful for you as well, but this instructional is primarily geared toward public blockades **
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