In response to the Portland Police murder of Michael Ray Townsend on June 24, a parking lot containing multiple Portland Police Bureau squad cars was attacked. A hole was cut into the surrounding barbed wire fence, and a dozen vehicles were hit. All cars had their windows, windshields, lights and mirrors smashed, and abolitionists / anarchists messages were painted across their exteriors. A fire extinguisher filled with paint was used to completely cover multiple squad cars, as well as their interiors.
Everyday the pigs turn our public spaces into open air prisons. We call on all abolitionists to take the defunding and disarming of the pigs into their own hands.
Last night, over 100 tires on large SUVs were deflated in solidarity with recent actions by the Climate Liberation Front. From Portland to Arlington, we see ya.
An awl through the sidewall is quick and quiet.
It was hot as fuck during the day, over 110 degrees, so we took full advantage of the night. The city would never even get this hot if not for the gases these SUVs emit into the atmosphere, and the miles of dark, heat-absorbing asphalt that have been put down for them to drive on.
Fuck cars, fuck industry, let’s make a hot crime summer.
We all grieve in different ways. For us, attack was a fitting ritual to celebrate everything that was, and mourn all that could’ve been.
Over the years Rose City Antifa has released zines covering a range of topics. Listed blow are PDF versions of five zines they have made. Three of them are from a series called “Antifascist Toolkit”, this series covers history, basics and best practices in regards to anti-fascism. The remaining two are from a series called “Know Your Assholes”, which covers individuals and groups who engage in fascist activity.
“This zine is a collection of one year’s worth of anarchic, anticapitalist and abolitionist attacks in so-called Portland, Oregon.
We focus only on attacks and actions that took place
anonymously and secretly, outside of any protest, march or
demonstration. Everything within comes from communiques,
news articles and press releases found online.
“A little while ago, we came across Troublemakers Guide to Rose City, a zine full of ways to sabotage the system that kills and breaks us. With no digital version available, and the information within
somewhat lacking, we took it upon ourselves to make
Troublemakers Guide to Rose City #2, Sabotaging Everyday Life.
Late April 12th, while the pigs were busy attempting to control a rowdy demo at the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, the opportunity was seized to attack. The chainlink fence surrounding the parking lot of the Portland Police Bureau’s traffic offices in St John’s was cut through. Tires were slashed and windows were broken on multiple police vehicles, and side mirrors were smashed off. Continue reading “Attack on Portland Police vehicles during simultaneous protest”
A year ago, when the Covid-19 pandemic first made itself felt, some anarchists on occupied Duwamish Territory (Seattle) put out calls for decentralized actions on May 1st, the fighting holiday of the working classes.