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New York Rat’s 3rd issue hits the streets

April 6, 2005

Copies of the 3rd issue of NYC Rat, the Radical Anarchist Tabloid, are available at locations around NYC or through the collective. (Email newyorkrat[at]
The newest issue includes a wonderful cover illustration by Cristy Road and a centerfold poster for the upcoming Mayday festivities. Articles include Teenage Lobotomy, a piece on AntiRacistAction, the Libertad School Collective, a great “Know Your Rights” comic strip,
and a wealth of resources troughout and in their Anarchist Black pages.
Download the Mayday poster below…
Mayday poster - New York Rat
8.5 x 11 inch JPG (400K)
11 x 17 inch JPG (700K)
Full-sized PDF on NY Rat page (6MB)

3rd issue of NYC Rat available.


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2 comments on “New York Rat’s 3rd issue hits the streets”

Some of those locations are
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St
MayDay Books, 1551st Ave
and plenty of cafes and businesses in BKLYN and Manhattan.
Write to them if you are outside of the city. They are more than happy to send a stack of them to you!

A New World in our Hearts: Building for Revolution May Day Festival
Schedule –
Thursday, April 28th
All Day Workshops at the Times Up! Space
5-7pm The Bee Hive Collective will
be a giving a presentation of their Plan Pueblo Panama Poster in
Washington Square Park (the rain location would be close by in an NYU
6pm Bike repair workshop at Time’s Up Downstairs
6-8pm Afro-Punk screening followed by Q&A
with director James Spooner at the Time’s Up Space
7:30-10:30pm Folk Punk / Punk show with Defiance Ohio, The Good Good,
Bent Outta Shape 141 South 5th St. Apt. 1SE in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
between Bedford & Driggs
Friday, April 29th
10am-6pm Workshops at St. Marks Church in doors and out doors
12pm Workshops at ABC No Rio in the Gallery
7pm Critical Mass bike ride Union Sq. North (East 18th St between
Broadway & Park Ave.)
8pm Show with Japanther, Rude Mechanicals Orchestra, & Majesty location TBA
Saturday, April 30th
All Day Workshops at the Times Up! Space 4pm Beginners Welding Workshop
10am-6pm Really Free Market at St. Marks Church outside only
10am-8pm Workshops at Cooper Union
1:30-4:30pm Anarchist Soccer Tournament East River Park
Nighttime Show
Sunday, May 1st
Actions TBA
12pm Anti-Nuke March and Rally starts on 1st Ave. and 50th St. North,
rally at the Heckscher Ball fields in Central Park from 2-6 pm.
Sponsored by United For peace and Justice
2-6 pm The 19th Annual Squatters Mayday Celebration in Tompkins Square
Park hosted by Black Kat
More actions will be announced soon.
Confirmed Bands –
Defiance Ohio – folk punk
Leftover Crack – (acoustic) Squat-core Ska-Punk
Majesty – political Brooklyn hip-hop
The Rude Mechanicals Orchestra – protest march band
Japanther – electronic punk
Hiretsukan – Hardcore punk
The Good Good – Brooklyn
Bent Outta Shape – NY punk
Bread & Roses – Boston folk punk
Ryan Harvey – riot folk (political folk singer)
Luminescent Orchestra – gypsy music
Latterman – political L.I. punk
Guadalupe – punk
Confirmed Speakers and Presenters –
Andy Stephanian of Long Island Animal Defense League and Former Animal Liberation Front
Ashanti Alston of Critical Resistance & Anarchist People of Color
former Black Panther and Black Liberation Army prisoner
The Bee Hive Collective
Jamie Moran from Friends of Jeff Luers
Professor Lebbeus Woods
Marc Krupanski of the Immigrant Justice Solidarity Project
Marina Sitrin a NYC-based activist, writer and lawyer who has just
finished writing a book on autonomous social movements in Argentina
Mountain Justice Summer
The Toy Shop Collective
The Visual Resistance Collective
Confirmed Workshops and Presentations –
Architecture and Anarchy
Bicycle Maintenance
Bridging the Generational Divide
Challenging Patriarchy
Computer Security Workshop
Direct Action
Discussion of the Beehive Collective’s Plan Pueblo Poster
Do It Yourself Music
Free School Education
History of Anarchist May Day
Mountain Top Removal
Punk and activism
Radical Mental Health
Radical Sex and Make Your Own Sex Toys
Radical social change in Argentina
Security Culture
Stencil Making
Supporting Political Prisoners
Locations –
Times Up! Space –
St. Marks Church –
ABC No Rio –
141 South 5th St. Apt. 1SE
Cooper Union
Tompkins Square Park
Bluestockings Bookstore –
Endorsers –
Times Up!
Bombs and Shields
The Mutual Support Network
The NYC Rat
The Dispossessed Network
The Autonomous Space Collective
Free Sense

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