anarchism

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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Building a Revolutionary Anarchism

This article speaks on the failures of the anarchist movement to grow, despite numerous social movements, and how models of anarchist political organization point the way forward to overcome these pitfalls. This piece originally appeared in Perspectives on Anarchist Theory No. 27 (2014) published by the Institute for Anarchist Studies.  By Colin O’Malley Introduction Two recent events […]

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Fighting for the future: The necessity and possibility of national political organization for our time

This essay is an argument for moving towards national organization in the United States and was published in April 2013 during the opening of the process that led to the founding of what became Black Rose/Rosa Negra. It aims to explore the limitations of political organization today, recent positive experiences, and possible ways to build […]

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Breaking the Waves: Challenging the Liberal Tendency within Anarchist Feminism

The following article by two members of BRRN appears in the recent issue of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory that we are republishing with thanks to the Institute For Anarchist Studies. You can support their work by purchasing your own copy of the journal, which includes many other articles around the theme of anarchist-feminisms, from AK Press.  […]

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Reflections on Anarcha-Feminism in Social Movements

A future anarcha-feminist listens to discussion on how she can build popular power in social movements that challange the racist patriarchal capitalist state

This past April the Miami local of Black Rose Anarchist Federation / Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra (BRRN) collaborated with two other autonomous South Florida groups, One Struggle and Florida Student Union, to present a discussion on anarcha-feminism at Florida International University. The event offered reflections from the first international Anarcha-Feminist Conference (AFem) in London which a […]

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Building Power and Advancing: For Reforms, Not Reformism

By Thomas (Miami Autonomy & Solidarity) “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[i] As anarchist communists, we are against reformism.  However, we are for reforms.  We believe that fundamentally the entire system of capitalism, […]

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International Libertarian Statement of Solidarity with the Egyptian popular Struggle

From anarkismo.net On the weekend 19-20th a new wave of mass protest all over Egypt broke out because of the systematic violence of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) against the Egyptian masses. People are tired of its dictatorial behaviour, the use of extreme force against protesters, the military trials that in 10 […]

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Anarchism and the Environment: A Northeastern Anarchist Release Party

Join Four Star, Rising Tide – Chicago and the Industrial Workers of the World for discussion, refreshments and the Chicago release of NEFAC’s Northeastern Anarchist magazine Issue #15 on “The Environment, Industry, Crisis & Alternatives.” Donations welcome to benefit the Chicago contingent to the  Midwest Rising: Convergence 2011. Or swing by this cool benefit party […]

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