Yesterday, outright fascists came to Austin looking to attack antifa in conjunction with the “1776 Freedom March” that gave a voice to bigots, white nationalists, and eugenicists like Augustus Invictus who was flown in from Florida. Unable to assault people yesterday, they came back to Austin looking for a fight today. They targeted an anti-Trump,… Continue reading Far-Right Fascists Threaten Impeachment March In Austin, Texas
The following is a detailed account from a trusted friend and comrade in Austin, who has experienced harassment from the FBI — (names have been changed to protect identities). This is intended to raise awareness that the FBI is present in Austin. They are likely attempting to infiltrate our movements, recruit informants, and spread fear.… Continue reading First-Hand Account Of Activists Harassed By FBI In Austin, Texas
Learn basic self-defense techniques from an experienced martial arts student. These techniques will help you respond to a variety of threats from a variety of angles. This class is perfect for activists or anyone concerned about the increasing threats posed by the fascist far-right. We will gather at Rosewood Park under the covered pavilion. Please… Continue reading Free Self-Defense Class For Everyone Except Fascists (May 21)
Join us for a workshop and discussion on security culture within activist circles. We will also talk about DIY street art as a tactic to build community and share political ideas. We strive to make all Oh Shit! What Now? events a space free of oppression, so please leave your bullshit at home. For more… Continue reading Seeds of Resistance: A Workshop on Security Culture
Free Social Media Basics Class hosted by Kit O’Connell! Social media alone can’t create social justice, but it’s created a powerful tool for activists and community organizers to reach people and amplify their issues. Additionally, social networks allow anyone to become a journalist, instantly sharing important breaking news or events with the world. In this class,… Continue reading CLASS: Social Media 101 For Activists & Citizen Journalists (Feb. 25)
Don’t live in fear of your phone! Join us for a personal communication security workshop and learn how to put your technology (and those who might be monitoring it) in their place. Topics of this workshop include encryption, VPN, strong passwords and passcodes, and general security tips and hints. Please bring your phones and/or laptops… Continue reading CLASS: Personal Communications Security 101 (FEB 4)
On Saturday January 7th, the Oh Shit, What Now? Collective will be leading a Know Your Rights training for the community at MonkeyWrench Books at 3pm. Among other takeaways, attendees should walk away from the training understanding the differences between casual conversation, detention, and arrest; they should be able to articulate their rights to police… Continue reading Know Your Rights Training!