BRRN Blog

Join us at “Punk Rock Karaoke”

Next weekend, we’ll be hanging out at Punk Rock Karaoke, a benefit for the Chicago Anarchist Film Festival. Details: Saturday May 14, 9pm-1am, The Spaceship (1804 S. Racine). $5 suggested donation. Flyer: Punk Rock Karaoke

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Four Star endorses Chicago May Day 2011 March

~~~Español Abajo~~~ 125 years after Haymarket – a global symbol of the struggles of the workers of the world, and 5 years after the historic boycott for immigrants rights, we continue in the struggle for freedom, equality, and a world without borders. Solidarity forever! We’ll see you in the streets! Read more. Cuatro Estrellas endosa […]

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La Vieja Estación

Una historia de un compa de MAS en Chile, Caminaba por los angares de aquella vieja terminal de trenes. Era un lugar que había descubierto tan solo unos meses atrás. Me fascinaba su estado de abandono, el polvo acumulado en las paredes, los escombros y los restos esparcidos por aquella gran nave rectangular. Era algo […]

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Tunisia is Everywhere

Workers, the unemployed, and oppressed classes have taken to the streets across North Africa and the Mediterranean. The world economic crisis has brought about a period of deep austerity and exploitation to the already struggling peoples of North Africa and the Mediterranean. The struggle of the Tunisian insurrection against US-backed Ben Ali autocracy has led […]

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A History of Wild Rose Rebellion (2007-2009)

by Juan Conatz and R.Spourgítis Wild Rose Rebellion (WRR) was an anarchist group primarily based in Iowa City, Iowa. Its beginnings can be traced to late 2007, when anarchists involved in a local student antiwar group, infoshop and IWW branch decided they wanted to hold meetings to plan for the 2008 Republican National Convention protests […]

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Toward Theory of Political Organization for Our Time Part III: nature of our period

S. Nappalos The Nature of Our Period: looking to an autonomous working class alternative The end of the twentieth century was a time of transition. The regime of low-intensity warfare, the dismantling of the welfare state, and neo-liberal privatization schemes ultimately was running its course[1]. The final defeats were to be dolled out across the […]

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Towards Theory of Political Organization for Our Time Part II: we are not platformists, we strive to be

S. Nappalos In recent times a number of ideological currents from the libertarian communist tradition have inspired a generation to organize, build and reproduce organizations, and struggle around a rethinking of their traditions and future. Much of this theory comes from the period of the greatest waves of proletarian and peasant struggles in the 20th […]

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Towards Theory of Political Organization for Our Time Part I: trajectories of struggle, the intermediate level, and political rapprochement

S. Nappalos Political organization is a collective answer to common problems. People organize based on a collective sense of need, and the perspectives and problems encountered in social groups crystallize into organizational forms and moments. This is a general historical trend; even without a theory, organization emerges to meet concrete needs that cannot be solved […]

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