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The Hamburg G20 Protests: The Final Straw Interviews Mark Bray

The Final Straw Podcast interviews historian, author and Black Rose/Rosa Negra member Mark Bray who was present at the G20 protests in Hamburg, Germany. The interview covers what is the G20, the significance of the protests, the culture of protest in Hamburg and how they were organized. You can follow Mark on Twitter @Mark_Bray. Listen […]

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3 Reasons Why We Need a More Revolutionary July 4th

July 4th is a white supremacist settler colonial celebration: Three reasons to throw it away   By Tariq Khan 1. The Declaration of Independence is a document based on settler colonialism and genocide. If we read the Declaration of Independence in high school or college we know it to be a list of grievances by […]

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Emancipation of the Working Class – Celebrate the Legacy of the IWW

Founded 112 years ago this week, we celebrate the rich legacy of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). The union brought together a number of existing unions and radical currents to create an alternative to the conservative trade unions of time which promoted harmony between workers and capital and also practiced exclusion in their […]

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10 Theses on the U.S. Racial Order

  This piece was originally was published on the website of the now defunct Fire Next Time Network in 2012 during Obama era but prior to the Ferguson rebellion. It attempts to understand how the US racial order has changed in recent decades, how it is working at the moment and to understand this in […]

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¿Quiénes Son los Anarquistas y Qué es Anarquismo?

Por Thomas Giovanni / Versión Ingles Tras el uso de tácticas callejeras activistas en las protestas de la inauguración de Trump, la controvertida cancelación de dos prominentes oradores de derecha en la Universidad de California, Berkeley, y variadas acciones notorias contra la extrema derecha, los anarquistas han recibido una mayor atención mediática y suscitado un extenso […]

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The “Left-Wing Terrorism” Narrative Doesn’t Understand Violence

The Alexandria, Virginia Shooting and the Hollow “Left-Wing Terrorism” Narrative   By Tariq Khan The shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia last Wednesday has been followed by a predictable flurry of disingenuous and opportunistic narratives from politicians, corporate media outlets, and the right-wing about the rise of “left-wing terrorism” in the […]

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Absolute boy – The Youth Revolt that Led Corbyn to a Victory of Sorts

A radical left FiveThirtyEight style analysis of the election results looking at exit poll data on demographics and values by Andrew Flood of Worker’s Solidarity Movements (Ireland). You can also listen to an audio version of this piece. Highlights Key to the Labour Party upset is the youth vote supporting “caring and sharing” values and the role […]

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