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Beyond Protest in the Age of Trump

From South Florida Resistance Download a pamphlet version of this article here. In the early days of the Trump administration, we are seeing Trump’s utilization of executive orders to initiate and/or implement a wide array of right-wing policies.  He is starting to make troubling organizational moves, such as the appointment of Steve Bannon- the former […]

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Marxism and Anarchism: A Dialogue

The following text is based on a transcript of a talk presented by a member of Black Rose/Rosa Negra at an event that took place on February 12, 2017, at the Sepulveda Peace Center in Los Angeles. The talk was presented as part of a “Marxist-Anarchist Dialogue” with a member of the International Marxist Humanist Organization (IMHO), who preferred […]

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For a Working Class Feminism: Resources for International Women’s Day

On the occasion of March 8 – International Women’s Day, we are releasing for distribution two beautifully designed pamphlets on the themes of building working class feminism as well as additional recommending readings and resources.    A Conservative Threat Offers New Opportunities for Working Class Feminism “This much is clear: the Women’s March represents a political […]

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Interview: Antifa Means No Free Speech for Fascism

The role of protest and attempts to shut down the talks of alti-right/far-right wing figures such as Milo Yiannopoulos have been a controversial topic on the left and the media. But what are the actual goals of anti-fascists, anarchists and others on the left who advocate giving “no platform”? The following is a transcribed interview with […]

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How to Stop a Pipeline: Trump, DAPL and the Power of Mass Action

By Arthur Pye, On Power Blog This piece is republished from the On Power Blog from Black Rose comrades in Seattle. You can follow them on Facebook and Twitter.  As Trump escalates the battle over Dakota Access, the movement is left scrambling to respond. But before panicking or losing hope over the renewed construction, we […]

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The Bolshevik Myth Reloaded

We are republishing this piece as part of our series of articles and social media postings relating to the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution #RussianRev100Years. This article is based on a talk at the 2016 London Anarchist bookfair republished from the Anarchist Writers site.  It covers the basic myths and realities of the period […]

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Nazis Among US: Trump and the Far-Right

There are a whole load of genuine human garbage that see the Trump campaign as a source of inspiration and opportunity for spreading a message of race war, white superiority, and outright fascism. There are two real threats here. First, that these organizations are growing their membership and base of support. You heard that right, […]

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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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