BRRN Blog

Building Power and Advancing: For Reforms, Not Reformism

“We shall carry out all possible reforms in the spirit in which an army advances ever forwards by snatching the enemy-occupied territory in its path.” – Errico Malatesta [1] By Thomas Giovanni As anarchist communists, we are against reformism. However, we are for reforms. We believe that fundamentally the entire system of capitalism, the state and all […]

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Parkland College Students Resist White Supremacist Police Violence

By Tariq Khan – BRRN On September 7, the police assaulted 19-year-old Parkland College student Oluwatobi Mordi, who goes by the name Toby. According to a statement by the Parkland College Social Justice Club, Toby was in the cafeteria waiting for his ride, when two white Parkland Police officers approached him and proceeded to question […]

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Strengthening Our Politics, Commitment and Growth: BRRN 4th National Convention

A Report on the Black Rose/Rosa Negra 4th National Convention By Romina, Lisette and Ollie On a Saturday afternoon in Rochester, NY, fifty members of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation gathered outside The Flying Squirrel Community Space to take a group photo. Members from 14 locals, as well as many at-large members, travelled from across […]

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The Problems Posed by the Concrete Class Struggle and Popular Organization

We present this now classic piece written in July 2005 by Chilean anarchist José Antonio Gutiérrez Danton that is an early contribution to discussions of concepts around what are called the mass, intermediate and political levels that develop within social and political movements. Here Danton uses the terms social, social-political and revolutionary political whereas in […]

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The French Mobilization Against the Attack on Social and Trade Union Rights

The following commentary comes to us courtesy of a member of anarchist organization Alternative Libertaire in France. By Adeline DL French President Macron wants to abolish wage labor for the benefit of the bourgeoisie. We want to abolish it for the benefit of the workers — actual class struggle. The laws President Emmanuel Macron wants are […]

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Survive and Organize: Solidarity Statement on Hurricane Irma

Statement from the Miami local of Black Rose Anarchist Federation/Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra In the aftermath of the storm we write as South Florida begins the recovery process. We wish to extend our thoughts of solidarity and well being to comrades and people of the Caribbean – Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and other […]

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After DACA: An offensive struggle to win liberation for all migrants

A Statement By Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Los Angeles – Written by Los Angeles, Portland, and Austin comrades We are together in the fight to legalize all migration, to empty the deportation centers, to demilitarize and decolonize the borders, and to disband ICE. This is the same fight that existed before Deferred Action for Childhood […]

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International Solidarity with our Comrades in Cordoba, Argentina

Pictured: Police raid a community space operated by the FOL (Frente de Organizaciones en Lucha), a coordination of neighborhood based community groups.   Español Abajo We condemn the actions of the Argentine state against our comrades of various left organizations and collectives in the city of Cordoba. It appears that the dictatorship that Argentine leftists faced […]

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