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Cuba and the Demonization of Anarchists: A Lesson for Our Times

Originally titled “Authoritarian Demonization of Anarchists, Cuba and the Gaona Manifesto” By Rafael Uzcategui The possibilities anarchism points toward have many enemies. Its fiercest opponents, however, are those authoritarian regimes which, distorting and subverting the ideas of socialism, have promoted themselves historically as embodying the values of liberty, equality and fraternity. In every situation, state […]

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#UnblockRojava Wins Vs. Facebook Political Censorship

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 By BRRN Social Media Team VICTORY! – Activists in solidarity with Rojava in the US won an important social media victory today with the #UnblockRojava campaign which pressured Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) to overturn the banning of at least six public Rojava solidarity pages along with over a dozen personal Facebook accounts […]

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For a Theory of Strategy by CAB (Brazil)

By Brazilian Anarchist Coordination (Coordenação Anarquista Brasileira – CAB) Translation by S. Nicholas Nappalos   Power, Dominance, and Social Classes Power relations permeate all social relations, and involve social agents in the most diverse disputes and attempts to influence situations. In societies divided into social classes there is a specific power relationship that can manifest […]

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Red and Black October: An Anarchist Perspective on the Russian Revolution for its 100th Anniversary

  A hundred years to the day that the Winter Palace fell in Petrograd—October 25 in the Julian calendar, November 7 in the Gregorian—we present an anarchist perspective on the Russian Revolution, which began in February 1917 with a mass-mobilization and mutinies that deposed Tsar Nicholas II. Though the Revolution contained an awesome amount of […]

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One Hundred Years of Counterrevolution: Introduction to “Bloodstained”

“Bloodstained, One Hundred Years of Lenninist Counterrevolution” is a newly released book by AK Press compiling together both current and historical critical writings on the Russian Revolution which “forces us to reckon with the past [and] demands we think more carefully about freedom [and] social change.” You can purchase your copy along with many other recommended titles here. This […]

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Stop Rohingya Genocide!

Courtesy Kevin Frayer/Getty Images By BRRN External Communications-International Relations Comittee (EC-IRC) The Burmese military that effectively rules the Southeast Asian State of Myanmar is currently engaged in a campaign of intensifying genocide against the country’s Rohingya minority. Of the 1 million Rohingyas who were estimated to have lived in Myanmar’s northwestern Rakhine State before this […]

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Building Power and Advancing: For Reforms, Not Reformism

“We shall carry out all possible reforms in the spirit in which an army advances ever forwards by snatching the enemy-occupied territory in its path.” – Errico Malatesta [1] By Thomas Giovanni As anarchist communists, we are against reformism. However, we are for reforms. We believe that fundamentally the entire system of capitalism, the state and all […]

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[Video] Fascist Group Attempts to Storm Houston Anarchist Book Fair

HOUSTON – With chants of “Blood and Soil” about 30 fascists affiliated with the fascist organization Patriot Front* attempted to rush the entrance of the Houston Anarchist Book Fair underway at MECA Houston community center on Sunday, September 24. The attempt occurred at 11:50am but was quickly rebuffed as the security team present locked the […]

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Strengthening Our Politics, Commitment and Growth: BRRN 4th National Convention

A Report on the Black Rose/Rosa Negra 4th National Convention By Romina, Lisette and Ollie On a Saturday afternoon in Rochester, NY, fifty members of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation gathered outside The Flying Squirrel Community Space to take a group photo. Members from 14 locals, as well as many at-large members, travelled from across […]

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