Rochester

Occupy the Media: Revolutionary Anarchism

Colin speaks with Occupy The Media about anarchism, organization, and what a revolutionary federation could look like. “The United States Government is now only able to advance legislation if it has enough corporate backers.  In April: Congress defeated a package of gun control laws which enjoyed sweeping popular support. At about the same time, that […]

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Updates from the Building a Revolutionary Anarchism Speaking Tour

I will be posting updates from each of the stops along the Building a Revolutionary Anarchism Speaking Tour on my personal blog. While the presentation is similar throughout most cities, the history, current context, and interactions with the anarchists and non-anarchists of each city often end up very differently. Each conversation has already led to […]

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Building a Revolutionary Anarchism Speaking Tour!

How can we build the popularity and influence of anarchist ideas in movements for social and economic justice in the United States? What’s the point in a specifically anarchist organization? What lessons can we draw from the anarchists of South America? What benefits would be gained by the development of a nationwide anarchist organization? What […]

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Rochester Anarchists and Supporting the Women’s Equality Agenda

It’s confused many non-anarchists in the Rochester-area, and it would likely confuse many anarchists not in Rochester Red & Black: A legislative proposal, largely being pushed by New York’s nearly autocratic Governor and likely being used a cynical ploy for higher political office has been endorsed by Rochester Red & Black, the local organization of […]

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Marriage or Bust? A Conversation on Marriage Equality

  Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the defier of all laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful molder of human destiny; how can such an all-compelling force be synonymous with that poor little State- and Church-begotten weed, marriage? -Emma […]

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Take Back the Land: Leonard Spears Confronting Wells Fargo

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmW5WvmBEXo]   Eviction defense is not just marked by an alliance on the eviction blockace, but instead a complete strategy of escalation.  We begin with the identification of demands, a choice on how we want to approach things.  With Leonard Spears, a person who was trying to resist an unjust foreclosure with the help […]

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