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Sherlock Holmes

January 6, 2013

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Guy Ritchie’s 2011 film, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, includes one of Hollywood’s favorite tropes, the deluded revolutionaries. In this case, anarchists carrying out bombings in 1890s Europe are a tool of the evil Professor Moriarty, bent on driving the major powers to a world war so that he could profit through his newly acquired armament industries. […]

The Battle in Seattle

January 3, 2013

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This 2007 Stuart Townsend movie with Woodie Harrelson and Charlize Theron, portrays the anarchists as a fringe group in the 1999 Seattle WTO protests that stole the show. They also suggest the police infiltrated the Black Bloc to incite rioting and property damage. It’s no surprise that Hollywood wants to rewrite the story of a […]

Soy compañero!

December 31, 2012

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During an anti-austerity protest in Madrid on September 25, 2012, an undercover police officer dressed in black was tackled and beaten by fellow cops as he cried out, “I’m a colleague!” The youtube video of the event is hilarious, showing how stupid and brutal the cops are, but it was immediately seized on by pacifists to […]

The French “ninja”

December 31, 2012

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One of the biggest newspapers in France, Le Monde, spreads the accusation made by Stalinists that an anarchist who kicked a protestor trying to stop another anarchist from smashing a bank was in fact a police infiltrator. It turns out, the rioters were not “false anarchists” but real people angry at the banks. The supposed […]

Canada criminalizes masking

December 12, 2012

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A new Canadian law will punish masking more harshly than rioting. The government wants us to mask up? Really? After decades of combative liberation movements by indigenous people, anarchists, and others successfully using masks to protect their identities while fighting back against the wealthy and their guard dogs, the Canadian government has passed a new […]

Mexico City rioters are cops?

December 5, 2012

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Offering no evidence other than that other “commentators” have made the accuasation, a US newspaper spreads the claim that rioters in Mexico City are police infiltrators. This accusation was originally made, also without evidence, by left-wing and NGO-paid activists who see the anarchists and the common people rioting in the streets as a pesky competitor […]

When the provocation is real

December 5, 2012

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It’s true that real provocateurs exist, and we need to protect ourselves from them. While targeting Occupy Cleveland, the FBI sent an infiltrator to rope some kids into a plot to blow up a bridge. A few years earlier a paid FBI informant manipulated her lover into supporting her plot to blow up a dam […]