Asheville Free Press
Total 50 Posts
Op-Ed: APD's New Brake Light Program Is a Dangerous Recuperation of Mutual Aid
In this op-ed, Libertie Valance argues that APD's new voucher system, designed to bolster support for police and undermine mutual aid, is both ineffective and dangerous.
Moog Factory Workers Launch Union Drive
Moog Factory Workers are launching a unionization drive to address unlivable wages, layoffs, and lack of worker control at the world-famous instrument company
Asheville's 2022 Municipal Budget Proposal Includes More Than $1.6 Million Increase for APD.
The proposal includes an increase to the overall budget of approximately $16 million, a 7.5% increase from 2021-22.
The City of Asheville Denies All Park Ban Appeals for Aston Park Defendants
All appeals have been denied for the Aston Park Defendants banned from all Parks and Recreation Facilities after a protest which occurred in December 2021.
Op-Ed: We Took Action for Earth Day by Blockading Pratt & Whitney
Local citizen coalition, Reject Raytheon AVL, pulled off a three-part demonstration for the protection of the earth and against the US military-industrial complex. We rallied, we paraded, and we performed a direct action.
Aston Park Defendants Face Extrajudicial Punishment, Expert Sees Potential for First Amendment Challenge
Activists facing felony charges and extrajudicial punishment may be able to mount a First Amendment challenge, according to an expert.
Parking Lot Prom, Vance Removal, Local Unions & More This Week.
Sly Grog holds a fundraiser; City Council Barrels Ahead with an Unpopular Plan; Starbucks Workers Request Orders from "Union Yes!"