BRRN Blog

Occupy Is Dead. Now What?

The Occupy Movement is a thing of the past. I think it’s safe to say that now. I don’t say this to be a downer on the movement or to destroy the momentum that we may have built. These moments of accelerated activity for the left are important, but they aren’t all that we are. […]

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Housing Committee Wins Award from Labor Council

At the recent Rochester and Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation awards dinner the Housing is a Human Rights project gained some recognition, further driving a partnership with unions as we develop long-term solidarity. The recently named Jim Schmidt Award for Community Solidarity was awarded to the Metro Justice Housing is a Human Right Committee for […]

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Housing is a Human Right March

In October the Metro Justice Housing Committee called for the Housing Is a Human Right March as a culmination of the demand for a moratorium on bank foreclosure related evictions!  Together with Take Back the Land Rochester, and a slew of supporting organizations, we gathered together, rallied, marched, and spoke to council about what it […]

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In a time of hardship, Miami-Dade County Ramps up Foreclosures

In a time when people are experiencing unparalleled hardship, Miami-Dade county is ramping up to steamroll more foreclosures. This news comes as rents are rising[1] in Miami spurred on by international speculators and investors, and people losing their homes. Nationally homeless is increasing due to the pervasive unemployment, sub-poverty wages of the lowest tier of the […]

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Unrest in low wage bastions

Actions at Walmart, warehouse distribution centers, and fast food have taken unfolded across the country. Labor activists, progressives, and radicals alike have begun to contemplate the merits and problems raised by the new approaches taken by the workers, non-profits, and unions involved. We wanted to share a thoughtful piece by a dual member of the […]

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MAS at the Los Angeles Anarchist Bookfair

Pablo a MAS member presented on political organization and intermediate level analysis at the Los Angeles Anarchist Bookfair. The talk was given this September and has been archived here. MAS documents can be found on this site about the intermediate level and political organization.

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Nationwide Organization of Revolutionary Anarchists in the United States?

By Colin O Over 150 years of the anarchist theoretical and organizing tradition have passed, yet anarchist influence in the United States is practically non-existent. In some local contexts, we do see occasional anarchist influence, but in a nationwide context anarchists are practically irrelevant. There has been a conversation brewing for a few years among […]

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