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Between Erdogan and Rojava: Interview with Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet (DAF) in Turkey

As political repression continues to increase in Turkey amidst a widespread economic crisis, the current situation under the autocratic Erdogan regime has important implications for the current in Rojava as well as the ongoing Syrian conflict. We republish this interview with Turkey-based anarchist organization Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet (DAF) [@DAFaaliyet]  from October 2018 to give insight into the […]

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Decolonize the Frontiers: The Mississippi Delta

By BRRN Radical Ecology Committee Coastal Louisiana is home to 41% of the United States coastal wetlands and is the world’s seventh largest delta ecosystem. The region is covered with natural levees, barrier islands, forested wetlands, and marshes formed by Mississippi River deposits. Historically the state’s wetlands provided protective barriers for diverse coastal communities against […]

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From Union Renewal to a Self-Managed Society

Municipal trash workers protest in Johannesburg, South Africa. In the face of fiercely expanding inequality and anti-unionism in the US there is a great deal of discussion across the left of how to revitalize unions. While we see glimmers of hope in the recent strike wave of teachers and innovative forms of unionism such as with […]

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Poder popular en tiempos de reacción: Estrategia para la lucha social

Nota editorial: este artículo es un desarrollo y una actualización del documento de estrategia y análisis “Bajo Trump y más allá” que publicamos a fines de 2017 y pretende capturar un panorama de nuestros debates internos y conclusiones durante el año transcurrido. Debido a que estas conversaciones comenzaron en la antesala de nuestra Convención nacional a […]

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The General Feminist Strike of Chile: March 8th, 2019 – UPDATE

As 2018 has been dubbed the “year of feminism” in Chile, organizers are now calling for a “General Feminist Strike” on March 8th, 2019. As part of the mobilization a massive Women In Struggle Conference (Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres que Luchan) is planned for this coming weekend, December 8-9th. The conference is expected to draw over […]

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Socialist Faces in High Places: Elections & the Left

A critical collection of writings looking at left electoralism and strategy in the US and internationally. DOWNLOAD A FREE COPY: PDF | ibook WHITE BACKGROUND FOR PRINTING: PDF | ibook (Introduction Below) Contents Introduction, Black Rose/Rosa Negra Social Media Team The Lure Of Elections: From Political Power To Popular Power by Frank Ascaso, Enrique Guerrero-López, […]

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Building Popular Power In a Time of Reaction: Strategy for Social Struggle

Black and white image of striking teachers marching.

Editorial Note: This piece builds upon and updates the strategy and analysis document “Below and Beyond Trump” we released in late 2017 and aims to capture a snapshot of our internal discussions and conclusions over the past year. Because these conversations began in the lead up to our National Convention in early August we were not […]

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Fascists Fail to Disrupt Boston Anarchist Bookfair

Following the Sunday, November 18 attempt by neo-fascist group Patriot Front to storm and harass the Boston Anarchist Bookfair, the organizing collective released the following statement on the incident. You can follow the Boston Anarchist Bookfair‘s social media on Facebook and Twitter. November 19, 2018 — Boston, MA First off, we’d like to thank everyone […]

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Argentina: Against the Stigmatization and Persecution of Those Who Struggle

We republish this statement signed by anarchist and social movement organizations around the world denouncing the current wave of repression aimed at left, anarchist and social movement organizations in Argentina. In the lead up to hosting a meeting of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on November 30, two bombing incidents conducted by unknown groups have […]

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