anarchism

Love and Rage: In Defense of Anarchism

Photo of various issues of Love and Rage newspaper.

Twenty years after its demise in 1998 the Love & Rage Revolutionary Anarchist Federation continues to be an important organizational reference for anarchism today. The group’s origins began in 1989 as a project based around creating a monthly newspaper, Love & Rage, later evolving into a more formal network until becoming a formal membership based federation of […]

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Steps Towards a Strategy of Popular Power: BRRN 5th National Convention

Group photo of Black Rose/Rosa Negra members at their 5th convention in Los Angeles, CA.

Report on the 5th Black Rose/Rosa Negra National Convention, Los Angeles By Alex Isa and Tanya H.F. with contributions from Agüey Baná and Adam Weaver  Note: This version has been updated since the original posting.  Amidst heated discussions, mostly due to warm California weather and packed rooms full of enthusiastic militants, 60 members of Black […]

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¡El socialismo será libre o no será!

Una introducción al Socialismo Libertario Por Arthur Pye    Haz clic aqui para ver un folleto en pdf / English Version Introducción Socialismo es oficialmente una expresión en boga nuevamente. De acuerdo con una encuesta reciente, el 44% de los millennials de EE.UU. “prefieren el socialismo al capitalismo”, e incluso Demócratas populares están comenzando a […]

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Socialism Will Be Free, Or It Will Not Be At All! – An Introduction to Libertarian Socialism

Image showing CNT aligned militia members during Spanish Revolution. Image also depicts the classic "red wedge" image of the Russian Revolution.

An Intro to Libertarian Socialism By Arthur Pye   Click the image below for pdf pamphlet  Versión Español  Introduction Socialism is officially a buzzword again. According to a recent poll, 44% of U.S. millennials “prefer socialism to capitalism”, and even mainstream Democrats are starting to call themselves socialist. As one headline put it: “Socialism is […]

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The Spanish Civil War: Anarchism in Action

A classic and detailed introduction to the role anarchism played in the Spanish Civil War and the anarchist revolution within the republican zone. Originally published by Workers Solidarity Movement (Ireland). A glossary of political organization names and chronology of events can be found at the end.  Pamphlet Version  Introduction Much has been written about the Spanish […]

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Horizontalism: Anarchism, Power and the State

We are excited to present “Horizontalism: Anarchism, Power and the State” by Mark Bray which appears as a chapter in the collection Anarchism: A Conceptual Approach from Routledge. In this piece Bray relates a range of global movements from mass neighborhood assemblies in Argentina, to the squares movement in Europe and Occupy Wall Street to various political conceptions of power, […]

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Especifismo: The Anarchist Praxis of Building Popular Movements and Revolutionary Organization

First published in The Northeastern Anarchist #11 in Spring 2006, “Especifismo: The Anarchist Praxis of Building Popular Movements and Revolutionary Organization” broke new ground as the first English introductory article on the concept of Especifismo. While being short and limited in scope, it has since become a standard introductory text which has been translated into multiple […]

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Theory, Ideology and Political Practice: The FAU’s “Huerta Grande”

Image: Chilean Frente de Estudiantes Libertarios (FEL) marching in 2013 with banner “10 years building popular power.” Huerta Grande, or “Large Orchard,” was written in 1972 as an internal discussion document of the Federación Anarquista Uruguaya, after the Tupamaros, a Guevarist group, had failed in their armed strategy of foquismo and right before the brutal […]

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Book Review – Anarchist Encounters: Russia in Revolution and The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution, 1918-1921

A. W. Zurbrugg (ed) Anarchist Encounters: Russia in Revolution London, Anarres Editions, 2017. 259pp., £10.99 pb. ISBN 9780850367348 Eric Lee The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution, 1918-1921 London, Zed Books, 2017. 160pp., £12.99 pb. ISBN 9781786990921 First published on Marx and Philosophy, 14 March 2018 by Javier Sethness Both of these intriguing new works take critical […]

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A Review of Anarchism in Korea

Review of “Anarchism in Korea. Independence, Transnationalism, and the Question of National Development 1919-1984” by Dongyoun Hwang (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2016) By José Antonio Gutiérrez Dongyoun Hwang has been working for many years recovering the history of Korean anarchism, a movement which has been remarkably important for the history of its own country, to […]

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