Austin Autonomedia: Keeping Austin Criminal
Earlier today, City staff and the APD goon squad (a group of notoriously awful cops who patrol downtown) showed up at the City Hall Occupation. According to an Instagram stream by the Little Petal Alliance, they issued a Criminal Trespass Warning to the entire camp and gave them until 10 PM tonight (June 13th) to move. Little Petal has asked people to come down and support them against this eviction threat.
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Reposted from the Student Community of Progressive Empowerment at Texas State
The Student Community of Progressive Empowerment (SCOPE) is a student-led organization dedicated to supporting immigrants of all statuses (or lack of), the first of its kind on the Texas State University campus. Founded in 2015, SCOPE has been providing resources and support for its members and the Hays county community through a variety of initiatives –from raising money to provide scholarships to undocumented immigrants so that they may renew their DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), to organizing pro bono days to provide free consultations with immigration attorneys free of cost and open to all community members, no questions asked.
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Autonomous Student Media: Gestures Towards the Ungovernable
Here’s all the news you may not have heard about, but which you should definitely care about. It’s been a fairly uneventful week, but we did see two different racist groups on campus, and one kind show of solidarity.
CIA Recruits Through SSD
Last Thursday, as this statement brought to our attention, the Central Intelligence Agency was on campus. Through a collaboration with Services for Students with Disabilities, the CIA held informational and personal advisory sessions to present “opportunities for students,” and “full-time employment opportunities.” The advisory sessions promised 1-on-1 interactions with a CIA agent for students interested in the CIA’s “national security mission.”
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