BRRN Blog

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 The talk was given this September and has been archived here.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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A View from the Plains: on organizing in smaller areas of the Midwest

What would it look like to develop strategies in apolitical areas and smaller areas far from more active and developed places of leftist activity? This is obviously an open-ended question with many implications and courses of action. Since our experiences in Occupy here in Iowa, this question has increasingly become, for me, an important one […]

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There’s No Hope Above Us, Only Amongst Us: The Presidential Election, Neoliberalism, and The Way Forward

By Thomas With the recent re-election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, many are rejoicing and breathing a sigh of relief.  There’s a widespread belief amongst those who elected him that he is looking out for us and will fight for us.  Unfortunately, besides a few token gestures that may occur during […]

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A Panoramic Impression of the Chilean Libertarian Movement

by S. Nappalos A Panoramic Impression of the Chilean Libertarian Movement[1] Chile is a country with a rich history of struggle, and of deep connections to both the domination by and solidarity from North America and Europe. Perhaps more than other Latin American countries, Chile bears a shared neoliberal model with the imperialist countries, and […]

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Maple Spring: Interviews with Canadian Organizers

Over the past few months, Canada has witnessed a number of pitched battles around the most recent bout of cuts and austerity measures. In Toronto, workers staged a spontaneous wildcat in response to workers fired for mocking a government official responsible for measures attacking organized workers resulting in shutdowns of the airport on a broad […]

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