ACT UP

Love & Rage Vol. 2 No. 6, June/July 1991

Vol 2 Issue 6 of Love & Rage, with articles on indigenous spear-fishers, letters continuing the debate on the Gulf War, an upcoming Love & Rage conference, a revolt against police violence in DC, a report from an anarchist speaking tour, Wayne Price on the Bookchinite Left Green Network, the ABC column with updates on John Perotti and a graphic about the Irish Murray case, anarchism and AIDS activism, a riot in Tompkins Square Park, a European autonomist congress, Soviet Jews and Israel, an anarchist critique of free trade, the On Gogol Boulevard column with news from Russia, Poland, and Czechoslovakia, and more.

Love & Rage Vol. 1 No. 2, May 1990

Issue 2 of Love & Rage, with letters including a resignation from the ISO, international news, a police attack on a squat in Berkely, a review of a film adaptation of the Handmaid's Tale, Earth Day action on Wall Street, ACT UP and the AIDS movement, the end of a miners' strike in Pittston, Virginia, action against McDonalds, prisoner news including John Perotti ending his hunger strike and the continuing hunger strike in Spain, Public Enemy, squatting and repression in Chicago, Lithuanian independence, the On Gogol Boulevard column of international news, the UK Poll Tax riot, and more.

Love & Rage Vol. 1 No. 1, April 1990

The first issue of Love & Rage, with articles on the fall of apartheid, international news, remembering Malcolm X, a killer cop convicted after riots in Miami, a meeting of the anti-racist skinhead group The Syndicate, the defeat of the Sandinistas in Nicaragua, anarchist action in Warsaw, direct actions for Earth Day, the invasion of Panama, a raid on a squatted community centre in New York, prisoner news including John Perotti and Spanish political prisoners both going on hunger strikes, a misogynist massacre in Montreal, feminist organising in the East Bay, ACT UP, and the "On Gogol Boulevard" column of news from the collapsing Eastern Bloc.

Lizard Talk: Or, Ten Plagues and Another - Peter Linebaugh

Peter Linebaugh

Lizard Talk: Or, Ten Plagues and Another - An Historical Reprise in Celebration of the Anniversary of Boston ACT UP February 26, 1989.

An 1989 essay offering a history of ten plagues.

1997-1998: AIDS activists (ACT UP) demand federal funding for needle exchange programs

During the takeover, activists chained and barricaded themselves inside Thurman'

Account of the 18 month long protests to overturn government bans on clean needle exchanges which contributed to the spread of diseases and thousands of deaths per year.

1994-5: ACT UP activists resist New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s AIDS policies

Account of the year long struggles to save social services and support for AIDs patients from budget cuts.

Anarchism and AIDS activism

A pamphlet on anarchist organization amidst the Aids epidemic, most notably the formation of the direct action network ACT UP in New York City in 1987.