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Avoiding “Hothouse Earth”: Organizing Against Climate Catastrophe and Extinction

By BRRN Radical Ecology Committee Climate alarms are going off all over Earth, from the devastating wildfires that have raged recently in California to the mass-bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef, the warming of Antarctica from below, and the continued melting of Greenland, even in winter. In August of last year, 2017 was found to […]

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Government Shutdown: A Failing American Democracy Should Sound the Call For Revolution

A response to the government shut down from an anarchist and libertarian socialist perspective. By Frank Ascaso It’s now been more than a month of federal government shutdown. President Trump and the Democrats of the House are in a standoff over funding the border wall, and they are holding the federal budget hostage. Trump wants […]

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Socialismo Libertario en Sur America: Una Entrevista Mesa Redonda, Parte II, Argentina

VERSIÓN EN INGLES/ENGLISH VERSION En los Estados Unidos, segmentos crecientes de la población están atravesando un período de profunda politización y polarización. Las elites políticas luchan por mantener el control a medida que un número creciente de personas busca alternativas de izquierda y derecha. A raíz de las elecciones de 2016, las organizaciones políticas de […]

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Libertarian Socialism in Latin America: A Roundtable Interview, Part II, Argentina

VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL/SPANISH VERSION  In the United States, growing segments of the population are undergoing a period of profound politicization and polarization. Political elites are struggling to maintain control as increasing numbers of people seek out alternatives on the left and the right. In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, political organizations on the […]

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Why MLK Should Be Remembered As A Revolutionary

With the passing of each holiday in his remembrance, the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. becomes further absorbed into a liberal narrative of American progress but King’s actual politics and organizing speak to a far more radical legacy. By Frank Ascaso A year before his assassination, Martin Luther King was talking revolution. “I am […]

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Climbing The Ladder: Brown Politicians Will Not Save Us

In the rush to celebrate the new found diversity of the recently elected Congress, we may miss the larger picture and purpose of structures of power in the U.S. Ella Mendoza is an undocumented organizer based in Salt Lake City, Utah and the artist behind the accompanying artwork. Follow them on Instagram. By Ella Mendoza […]

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The State of Social Movements in Latin America: An Interview with Raúl Zibechi

Raúl Zibechi is a Uruguayan journalist and one of Latin America’s leading political theorists. He is an international analyst for Brecha newspaper in Uruguay, and a professor at the Multiversidad Franciscana de América Latina. Zibechi has written numerous books on social movements and politics across the Americas, including Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements and Dispersing […]

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Call for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at 3rd Annual Women’s March – Los Angeles

Members of Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Los Angeles and other Los Angeles based organizations are calling for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at the next Women’s March – January 19th, 2019. Our intention is to create an anti-capitalist feminist bloc and coalition organizing around the principles of horizontalism and direct democracy in the Los Angeles area. The […]

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Class War in Social Democratic Sweden

Two activists with the SAC syndicalist union in Sweden write on the “Peace Obligation” proposal which would effectively outlaw strikes and workplace actions outside of narrow conditions. The piece explains both the political context for the proposal – crafted jointly by employers and major unions and backed by the Social Democratic Party – as well as the […]

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