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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A Conservative Threat Offers New Opportunities for Working Class Feminism

Author Note: This article was written by Romina Akemi and Bree Busk for Solidaridad, the newspaper of the Chilean organization Solidaridad – Federación Comunista Libertaria. For this reason, more time is spent explaining history and concepts that would be familiar to a US audience. In the first week of Donald Trump’s presidency, there were two […]

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Interview: Breaking the Waves, Creating An Offensive

A radio interview on feminism, anarchism and building a movement Romina Akemi of Black Rose/Rosa Negra is interviewed by “Free Flow” on KCHUNG Radio broadcasting from Chinatown, Los Angeles discussing “Breaking the Waves: Challenging the Liberal Tendency within Anarchist Feminism” written by Romina and Bree Busk for the Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS). The interview covers […]

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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.   Download a PDF pamphlet version of this […]

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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 Black Rose/Rosa Negra 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 […]

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The Black Anarchism Reader

Black Anarchism: A Reader – PDF In the expansive terrain of anarchist history, few events loom as large as the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Countless books, films, songs, pamphlets, buttons, t-shirts, and more are rightfully devoted to this transformative struggle for social revolution by Spanish workers and peasants. But digging through the mountain of available […]

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Brazilian Bakunin: Anarchist Militant Domingos Passos

A union militant, carpenter by trade and renowned orator and agitator, Domingo Passos stands out as a figure of the early 20th Century anarchist movement in Brazil. A more detailed profile of Passos yet alone a contemporary and comprehensive account of Brazilian anarchism has yet to be published in English beyond the 1973 book “Anarchists […]

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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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