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“If You Want a General Strike, Organize Your Co-Workers” Interview with Joe Burns

The following interview with Joe Burns, author of the important labor text Reviving The Strike, takes up the evergreen questions of the role of strikes and building a base within our workplaces. With the recent wave of teacher strikes these questions are back on the radar of the U.S. left but this interview from 2012 […]

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Update: West Virginia Walkouts Beats Back Neoliberal Education Bill

A #55Strong Update on the Omnibus Bill Walkouts From a West Virginia Teacher By Michael Mochaidean On Monday, February 17th, Presidents of the three major education unions in West Virginia announced a statewide walkout by union members in opposition to the Senate’s Omnibus Education bill – SB451. As mentioned previously, SB451’s key sponsor, Patricia Rucker, […]

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Is Trump’s National Emergency a Step Toward Fascism?

By Mark Bray, TruthOut President Trump has now declared a national emergency to fund his long-sought border wall. It is no surprise that when a fascistic president like Trump starts throwing around the idea of a national emergency, media outlets like Esquire start asking whether “it might be time to start fireproofing the Reichstag,” a clear allusion to […]

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New Strike Launched as West Virginia Teachers Continue Struggle

Editorial note: This article was written by a rank-and file West Virginia teacher the week prior to teachers striking on February 19, 2019. The headline has been adjusted to reflect the current strike. By Michael Mochaidean One year ago, teachers and school service personnel in West Virginia rocked the nation with their historic nine-day statewide […]

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Marriage and Love by Emma Goldman

On the occasion of Valentine’s Day we are republishing the classic 1914 essay by anarchist agitator Emma Goldman, “Marriage and Love.” Reading the essay today her searing criticisms how people related to love and marriage in her time may seem dated given the entry of women into the workforce, reforms in divorce law, the availability […]

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A Public Statement on the Situation in Venezuela From Chilean Libertarian Communists

The following is a statement on the current political crisis and U.S. backed coup underway in Venezuela produced by Solidaridad, a libertarian communist political organization in Chile. In the coming days we will be publishing an additional statement written jointly by anarchist groups in Brazil and Uruguay. For additional analysis we recommend our archive of […]

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Socialismo Libertário na América dol Sul: Uma entrevista em mesa redonda, Parte 3, Brasil

Nos Estados Unidos, grande parte da população está passando por um período de aprofundamento político, bem como profunda polarização. As elites políticas estão lutando para manter o controle, à medida que um número crescente de pessoas procura alternativas à esquerda e à direita. Na sequência da eleição presidencial de 2016, as organizações políticas de esquerda […]

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Socialismo libertario en Sur América: Entrevista de mesa redonda, Parte 3, Brasil

VERSÃO PORTUGUESA/VERSION PORTUGUESA VERSIÓN INGLESA/ENGLISH VERSION En Estados Unidos, cada vez más segmentos de la población están atravesando un período de profunda politización y polarización. Las élites políticas luchan por mantener el control a medida que aumenta el número de personas que buscan alternativas tanto en la izquierda como en la derecha. Tras las elecciones […]

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Libertarian Socialism in Latin America: A Roundtable Interview, Part III, Brazil

VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL/SPANISH VERSION VERSÃO PORTUGUESA/PORTUGUESE VERSION In the United States, growing segments of the population are undergoing a period of profound politicization and polarization. Political elites are struggling to maintain control as increasing numbers of people seek out alternatives on the left and the right. In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, political […]

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Entrevista: Radio Proyección, una radio para los movimientos sociales

Thomas Giovanni de Black Rose/Rosa Negra-Miami conversa con Pablo Abufom de Solidaridad (Chile) sobre la nueva Radio Proyección, una radio para los movimientos sociales. Conoceremos el origen de la radio, algunos de sus programas y los desafíos de los medios de comunicación independientes en la actualidad. Thomas Giovanni : Cuéntanos un poco sobre la estación […]

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