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Glen Park BART attacked: We didn't do it for the lulz.
by Some Bay Area Anarchists
Friday Sep 9th, 2011 12:00 AM
On the evening of September 8th, 2011 we sabotaged the fare machines, turnstyles and facade of the Glen Park BART station in South San Francisco. Just as we have been inspired by comparable actions of anarchists world wide, we hope to act as a catalyst to incite similar actions against the state and it's apparatuses of control.
On the evening of September 8th, 2011 we sabotaged the fare machines, turnstyles and facade of the Glen Park BART station in South San Francisco. Just as we have been inspired by comparable actions of anarchists world wide, we hope to act as a catalyst to incite similar actions against the state and it's apparatuses of control.

Our spray cans dispensed slogans and our hammers shattered screens and ticket readers. We look to each other to find meaning and reject the limiting discourse of rights and free speech as a vehicle for our rage. We communicate this now to denounce the authority of a society that violently represses us every time we step out of line.

All police are the enemy. We articulate this when we choose to honor the lives of Oscar Grant, Charles Hill and Kenneth Harding by fighting for our own lives. This same passion for freedom can be observed from Seattle to Greece to Chile. As anarchists we understand that the social control of transit fares exists in harmony with the deadly enforcement of the physical, emotional, and social desolation of our everyday lives. We aim to interrupt this concert at every feasible opportunity.

The police and the media will spin this event as petty vandalism. Some will condemn us and suggest that violence against property promotes state repression, but we have lost our fear. We do not seek approval from any authority and for this reason we abandon the tired structure of demand.We look to explore our capacity to exemplify our collective abilities and to encourage others to resist in ever more autonomous and uncontrollabe ways. Freedom to those arrested at today's Powell Street action. See you at the barricades.

PS: mad props to the wildcat longshoremen of washington. keep it wild
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RE: Re: TIRED OF BEING INCONVENIENCEDlighten upSunday Sep 11th, 2011 11:32 PM
Re: TIRED OF BEING INCONVENIENCEDDee Allen.Sunday Sep 11th, 2011 12:31 PM
AnarchismA fellow anarchistSunday Sep 11th, 2011 11:27 AM
CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING -- who are you trying to communicate with, anyway?Jim BobSaturday Sep 10th, 2011 4:59 PM
clothingcpFriday Sep 9th, 2011 10:36 PM
Vandalism at San Francisco transit station linked to protestLA TimesFriday Sep 9th, 2011 7:00 PM
TIRED OF BEING INCONVENIENCEDBART COMMUTERFriday Sep 9th, 2011 4:05 PM
military dictatorshiptommyFriday Sep 9th, 2011 3:21 PM
Good job, anarchists!...Lovin' itFriday Sep 9th, 2011 2:51 PM
Vandals attack BART's Glen Park stationabc7Friday Sep 9th, 2011 12:34 PM