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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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Incarcerated Workers Strike!

On September 9th, prisoners all over the country went out on strike against slavery in the United States. You read that right. It may sound like an exaggeration, but slavery continues to this day across the US. Read the full article.

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When You Come For Our Neighbors, You Come For Us All

By Alex C   On Wednesday, June 17th I awoke to a voicemail from a member of Take Back the Land, a community organization that uses advocacy and direct action tactics to help homeowners defend their homes from unjust eviction. They’d been holding an eviction watch at a home on Webster Avenue for about a […]

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Rochester Anarchist Sunday School Part One: Capitalism

What is capitalism? Too often, discussions of economics are discussed in inaccessible language and framed in ways removed from it’s effect on our daily lives as working people. Abolish Restaurants is a guide to the daily misery, stress, boredom, and alienation of restaurant work, as well as the ways in which restaurant workers fight against […]

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Fast Food Workers Rising!

Stand Up, Fight Back! On September 4th, 2014, fast food workers in Rochester, NY joined thousands of workers in hundreds of cities worldwide in going on strike. Their demands: $15 an hour and the right to form a union. Workers, alongside Metro Justice members and other community allies, after months of grassroots organizing, were able […]

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