With Allies Like These… (A report back from the Red/Black Bloc in Chicago)

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The SEIU: ignoring over a century of labor history to fawn over "beloved law enforcement heroes"... The SEIU: ignoring over a century of labor history to fawn over “beloved law enforcement heroes”…

[ed. Reports from the streets of Chicago’s May Day march revealed, once again, that the “labor movement” many comrades wax so nostalgic about has betrayed fundamental, historical facts of our movement. While we have long known the SEIU and other liberal power brokers are untrustworthy allies in struggle – and have even had to eject violent, SEIU organizers from our spaces – the fact that unions have historically joined the state “[in] an alliance to crush radical labor groups” can never be forgotten. The following is a brief ‘report back’ from a comrade who was in the streets of Chicago on May Day, 2014.]

“No Borders! No Nations Fuck Deportations!” To start the day Wobblies, Anarchists, Marxists, Anti-capitalists and anti-authoritarians gathered at Union Park. They discussed the radical history of May Day in Chicago, Emma Goldman, Trans-rights, the…

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