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A Review of Anarchism in Korea

Review of “Anarchism in Korea. Independence, Transnationalism, and the Question of National Development 1919-1984” by Dongyoun Hwang (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2016) By José Antonio Gutiérrez Dongyoun Hwang has been working for many years recovering the history of Korean anarchism, a movement which has been remarkably important for the history of its own country, to […]

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Bajo Trump y más allá: Poder y contrapoder

Bajo Trump y más allá: Poder y contrapoder Documento de estrategia y análisis / Análisis de Coyuntura Preparado por miembros del Comité de Análisis y Estrategia de BRRN y aprobado por los miembros. Descarga una versión folleto en PDF de este documento: Español/ Ingles Versión ingles de este documento INTRODUCCIÓN Este análisis se desarrolló mediante debates […]

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Uruguay: On the Murder of a Labor Militant by a Scab

  The following are translated statements by the SUTCRA transportation union (El Sindicato Único del Transporte de Carga y Ramas Afines) and the FAU (Federación Anarquista Uruguaya)  SUTCRA communiqué on murder of Marcelo Silvera The Union of Freight Transport and Related Branches (SUTCRA) laments to communicate the condemnable and fateful murder of a comrade and […]

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Turkey holds anarchist activist on false charges

Translated and edited from Sosyal Savas with additional edits from the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Social Media Team. Anarchist activist İshak Tayak has been arrested and accused of being a member of the Islamic, pro-capitalist Gülen movement linked to the 2016 failed coup attempt. In the pre-dawn hours of October 2, special ops police raided his […]

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Below and Beyond Trump: Power and Counter-Power

Below and Beyond Trump: Power and Counter-Power Strategy and Analysis Document / Análisis de Coyuntura Prepared by members of the BRRN Analysis and Strategy Committee and approved by the membership. Download a PDF pamphlet: English / Spanish Versión Español de este documento INTRODUCTION This analysis was developed by ongoing discussions among members of the Black Rose […]

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“¡Que se vayan todos!” – A New Rebellion in Argentina?

By comrades with Acción Socialista Libertaria (ASL), Argentina These days people are gathering spontaneously in the streets of downtown La Plata and Buenos Aires neighborhoods. People are taking the streets against the government and in protest of another wave of attacks on social benefits. Moments like these bring flashbacks to the days of December 2001, […]

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On Popular Power in Venezuela: A Statement by Uruguayan Anarchists

The political situation in Venezuela continues to be embattled and the legacy of Chavismo is one that remains contested and debated on the left. We republish this translated statement by the Federación Anarquista Uruguaya (FAU) with their perspectives on the current situation (original link). Founded in 1956 the FAU was one of the strongest anarchist […]

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Twenty-Five Theses on Fascism

Given the importance of the topic we’ve republished this piece originally appearing in Perspectives on Anarchist Theory published by our friends with the Institute for Anarchist Studies. -BRRN Social Media Team … With the growth of the Alt-Right and the Trumpist movement in the US, the Left has grappled with how to understand and define fascism in […]

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Azadi no. 4 (December 2017): “India and Anarchism: Past, Present, and Future” (A Special Issue)

We are pleased to share the fourth issue of Azadi (December 2017), a special issue on “India and Anarchism: Past, Present, and Future.” “Azadi, meaning freedom and liberty, is a 4 page newsletter by Indian Anarchist Federation, published and distributed primarily in city of Bhopal. It began in 2017.” Azadi volume 1, issue 4 For […]

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