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Freedom at Sunset: Rojava’s Revolution in Syria

You’ve probably never heard of a place called Rojava . It’s in northern Syria, and its name means both ‘West’ and ‘Sunset’ in Kurdish. If you don’t know who the Kurds are, they’re a people whose homeland is divided by the national borders of Syria, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey. You may have seen Syria on […]

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We’ll Always Have Bernie

For a number of months this past year, American voters were treated to glimpse of what it might look like if we actually had democracy in this country. Many on the left have been energized, others were skeptical. There are good reasons for both attitudes, and much to be learned now that it’s over. Read […]

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In the Elections of 2016

In the elections of 2016, Americans have run out of options. During one of the most money-saturated elections in history, voters have been left to choose between two candidates who, in spite of their rhetoric, have far more commonalities than differences. Read the full article.

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Incarcerated Workers Strike!

On September 9th, prisoners all over the country went out on strike against slavery in the United States. You read that right. It may sound like an exaggeration, but slavery continues to this day across the US. Read the full article.

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Contra la Conquista de Alepo Oriental por el Régimen de Assad

Alepo Oriental – crédito Omar Sanadiki/Reuters Les agradecemos a lxs traductores anónimxs que publicaron esta traducción el 28 de diciembre de 2016 en la pagina web Insumissia Los miembros del Comité de Solidaridad Rojava-Siria de Rosa Negra (BRRN-RSSC) condenan con la máxima contundencia al régimen de Bashar al-Assad y a sus aliados rusos e iraníes […]

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Una amenaza conservadora crea nuevas oportunidades para un feminismo de clase

Nota de las autoras: Este artículo fue redactado por Romina Akemi y Bree Busk para Solidaridad, el periódico de la organización chilena Solidaridad-Federación Comunista Libertaria. Por esta razón, algunos conceptos y hechos históricos que resultarían familiares a lectores estadounidenses, se hallan explicados en mayor detalle. Dos importantes movilizaciones ocurrieron en la primera semana de la […]

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A Conservative Threat Offers New Opportunities for Working Class Feminism

Author Note: This article was written by Romina Akemi and Bree Busk for Solidaridad, the newspaper of the Chilean organization Solidaridad – Federación Comunista Libertaria. For this reason, more time is spent explaining history and concepts that would be familiar to a US audience. In the first week of Donald Trump’s presidency, there were two […]

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Building and Claiming Power Under Trump

We are living during a very scary and important moment in history. The U.S. is witnessing the rise of the sleeping giant of fascism. As a result, folks that were content with the status quo and critical of any type of grassroots militancy are now taking to the streets and opening themselves to new and […]

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Haiti: Still in need of solidarity following Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the island of Haiti on October 4th, 2016 as a Category 5 hurricane packing 160 mph winds that killed hundreds of people and caused significant damage. In the occurring aftermath of this and other disasters, the international community reaches out with charitable aid. While immediate relief provides quick support, we […]

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