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Four women icons of the Syrian Revolution

We are reposting this article by Leila Nachawati Rego, originally published in Spanish in El Diario and then translated into English and given additional context in a piece republished on Global Voices by Joey Ayoub, as part of our participation in the Campaign in Solidarity with Middle Eastern Political Prisoners. In 2011, Syrians took to the streets […]

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Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin: Por qué soy anarquista

Por Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin English Version Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin (nacido en 1947 en Chattanooga, Tennessee) es un escritor, activista y anarquista afroestadounidense. Es un ex miembro del Partido Pantera Negra, convirtiéndose luego en uno de los principales exponentes del Anarquismo negro. Cuando se constituye el tribunal para juzgar al “Black Power” en el verano del […]

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An Anarchist View of the Class Theory of the State

A Libertarian Socialist Defense of the Class Theory of the State By Wayne Price In order to understand government politics, it is necessary to have a theory of the state. This essay reviews classical anarchist and Marxist views of the class-based, pro-capitalist, nature of the state. But there are also non-class and non-capitalist influences on […]

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¡El socialismo será libre o no será!

Una introducción al Socialismo Libertario Por Arthur Pye    Haz clic aqui para ver un folleto en pdf / English Version Introducción Socialismo es oficialmente una expresión en boga nuevamente. De acuerdo con una encuesta reciente, el 44% de los millennials de EE.UU. “prefieren el socialismo al capitalismo”, e incluso Demócratas populares están comenzando a […]

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We Are Not Afraid: Chilean Feminism Rises in the Face of Fascist Attacks

Black Rose/Rosa Negra Statement Opposing the Fascist Attacks and Stabbing of Three Feminist Activist in Chile   The Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation sends our unconditional solidarity to feminists across Chile fighting for free and legal abortion! We want to explicitly note our support to the Coordinadora Feminista 8 de Marzo, Coordinadora Feministas en Lucha, […]

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Socialism Will Be Free, Or It Will Not Be At All!

Image showing CNT aligned militia members during Spanish Revolution. Image also depicts the classic "red wedge" image of the Russian Revolution.

An Intro to Libertarian Socialism By Arthur Pye   Click the image below for pdf pamphlet  Versión Español  Introduction Socialism is officially a buzzword again. According to a recent poll, 44% of U.S. millennials “prefer socialism to capitalism”, and even mainstream Democrats are starting to call themselves socialist. As one headline put it: “Socialism is […]

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The Spanish Civil War: Anarchism in Action

A classic and detailed introduction to the role anarchism played in the Spanish Civil War and the anarchist revolution within the republican zone. Originally published by Workers Solidarity Movement (Ireland). A glossary of political organization names and chronology of events can be found at the end.  Pamphlet Version  Introduction Much has been written about the Spanish […]

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Where Movements Go to Die: The Democrats are Draining the Resistance’s Life

By Eoin Higgins, Paste Magazine For a brief, fleeting moment, it seemed that this time it might be different. Donald Trump’s inauguration was followed by the largest one-day protest in American history. The next week, spontaneous actions broke out across the country’s airports in response to the administration’s travel ban. People started talking about a general […]

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Horizontalism by Mark Bray

We are excited to present “Horizontalism” by Mark Bray which appears as a chapter in the recently published Anarchism: A Conceptual Approach, published by Routledge and edited by Benjamin Franks, Nathan Jun, and Leonard Williams. Bray is the author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook and Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street and a member of […]

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