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A Blueprint for a Party of an Old Type

“Blueprint for a New Party” recently published in Jacobin Magazine advocates a model of building a new left electoral party – but author Scott Jay argues it is strategy that leads to campaigning for Democrats and expanding the focus on electoralism rather than a path to strengthening social movements.   By Scott Jay   These […]

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Interview: Breaking the Waves, Creating An Offensive

A radio interview on feminism, anarchism and building a movement Romina Akemi of Black Rose/Rosa Negra is interviewed by “Free Flow” on KCHUNG Radio broadcasting from Chinatown, Los Angeles discussing “Breaking the Waves: Challenging the Liberal Tendency within Anarchist Feminism” written by Romina and Bree Busk for the Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS). The interview covers […]

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To my compañerxs on the Left – A Reaction to the Death of Fidel

By Enrique Guerrero-López We have an unfortunate tendency to view countries through the prism of their rulers, often obscuring the varied contributions of those “from below.” In Miami, people are dancing in the streets, celebrating Fidel’s death, while many segments of the US Left are clearing their throat for a full-throttle, “Que viva Fidel!” This […]

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End the male-state violence!: Statement from Anarchist Women on sexual abuse law

Statement from the organization Anarchist Women on the “sexual abuse” bill proposed by the governing AK Party in Turkey, which was recently withdrawn after mass protests from women. Among other things, the bill would have pardoned men who raped underage girls if the girls married their rapists. As the AKP is currently ruling through de-facto dictatorship, having […]

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No One is Coming to Save Us

We bring you this statement from our comrades with May First Anarchist Alliance on the current political moment and especially readers towards the list of concrete steps at the end. No One is Coming to Save Us – An Anarchist Response to the Election of Donald Trump First of May Anarchist Alliance November 2016 A […]

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A New Movement in Our Hearts

Tuesday night many of us were shocked about the election of Drumpf. Social media was full of disbelief and fear. People felt a new era approaching, an era of mass deportation and registering Muslims, an era where white nationalists are comfortable in public. Last night in Richmond, Virginia, I caught a glimpse of another beginning. […]

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