Warm Response for Refuse Fascism #OUTNOW banner at important event: LA Philharmonic’s festival “The Weimar Republic: Germany 1918-1933.”
Refuse Fascism gets applause at Wiemar Republic Concert at Disney Hall @laphil
Posted by Refuse Fascism Los Angeles on Saturday, February 8, 2020
On Friday night a small team went to the Disney Concert Hall in downtown LA to enjoy an evening of virtuosity, and to hoist the 40 foot banner “TRUMP/PENCE OUT NOW – REFUSEFASCISM.ORG.” As we unfurled the banner concert-goers broke into exuberant applause! One person behind us called the act “a great gift.”
Volunteers with RefuseFascism.org from around the country have been fanning out across the city of D.C., spreading the word about and calling on others to join us in protest outside the U.S. Capitol in protest on Wed, January 29 at 11 am and again at 5pm.
One of our teams went out to Georgetown University to reach students. But, just as they were starting to spread the word, they were stopped by police. They complied with police instruction against mass flyering students, and even moved into the official free speech zone. Out of the blue, they were set upon by police who brutally arrested them.
January 18, 2020: Refuse Fascism was at Women’s Marches inviting and challenging everyone to join #OUTNOW movement to stay in the streets to drive out this fascist regime. From DC, Chicago, New York and San Francisco to cities and towns across the country, people brought their outrage into the streets. Home-made signs expressed fury and…
#WeOnlyWantTheWorld on WBAI with @SunsaraTaylor featured interviews with:
- Paul Street, contributor to CounterPunch, #OUTNOW, on Trump’s acts of war vs Iran and the extraordinary danger and qualitative leap to fascism under Trump.
- Andy Worthington (@GuantanamoAndy) on the 18th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay prison where human beings are being held forever without trial.
- Coco Das from the Editorial Board of Refuse Fascism on the continuity between Trump and what came before him in a country founded on slavery, genocide and white supremacy, and the qualitative leap to fascism with horrifying new norms. And the significance of impeachment, the jolt of Trump’s attack on Iran, and the importance of nationwide #OUTNOW protests.
by Sunsara Taylor – reposted from revcom.us I’ve been meaning to write in about the fantastic holiday party held by Refuse Fascism in NYC at the end of last year. It was great! More than 40 people turned out, a really good mix including a core of folks who have come forward through the OUTNOW…
Bird Milliken – Courageously Disrupted Trump Rally in Hershey, PA – interviewed on The Michael Slate Show
Bird Milliken courageously disrupted a Trump rally in Hershey, PA on December 10. She was interviewed by Michael Slate for The Michael Slate Show on KPFK FM. Following is a transcript of that interview.
Listen to Michael Slate’s interview with Bird Milliken and Refuse Fascism co-initiator Sunsara Taylor
2000 people protest Ann Coulter at UC Berkeley. Fascists off our campuses and out of the White House!
November 22: Berkeley #OUTNOW Disrupters and Andy Zee on the Michael Slate Show (KPFK):
This is Brandy!
She was brutally arrested at UC Berkeley for calling Ann Coulter a Nazi. Then held in jail overnight on $60,000 bail & had to pay $3000 to get out. Now she’s being charged & facing 3 years in jail!
Refuse Fascism and the Revolution Club in Los Angeles Targeted by LAPD, District Attorney and UCLA – STAND WITH THEM
After facing 2 years for calling out Mnuchin at UCLA: NOT GUILTY VERDICT!
10/11/2019: Today a jury in West LA returned a not guilty verdict in the trial of the UCLA5. This is an important victory for the people – for the millions who hate the Trump/Pence Regime and who want to see them OUT NOW! – Read the press statement from the acquitted defendants.