Ill Will Editions

Police Story - Jarrod Shanahan

Jarrod Shanahan looks at the state response to the George Floyd Rebellion, and the challenges faced by the NYPD when attempting to pursue a counter-insurgency strategy. This article was first published by Ill Will Editions.

At the Wendy’s: Armed Struggle at the End of the World

An article analysing the events that played out in summer 2020 in response to a police murder in Atlanta, with particular reference to the impact of guns on the struggle, as well as paranoia, fatalism, race and the concept of "Black leadership". This article was originally published by Ill Will Editions.

All This Burning Earth: Selected Writings of Sean Bonney

"A selection of explosively partisan poems, letters, and essays exploring themes of austerity, revolt, captivity, disaffection, and civil war, from Blanqui’s imprisonment during the Paris commune to the riots in London and Greece, by way of George Jackson and Jean Genet. Bonney’s writing is almost single-handedly responsible for reawakening in us a belief in poetry’s unique potential for fashioning weapons." Published by Ill Will Editions.

How It Might Should Be Done - Idris Robinson

The following is a transcript of a talk delivered in Seattle on July 20, 2020, lightly-edited by the author for readability. A video recording produced by Red May is online here. This text was first published by Ill Will Editions.

The Rise of Black Counter-Insurgency

An analysis from Ill Will Editions looking at the role of the Black middle class in the process that ensured "we became good protestors, we became non-violent, and we became reformists."