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Updated: Solidarity with Detained Cuban Anarchist and LGBT Activists

UPDATE: Isbel and Jimmy have been released as of Sunday, May 13. Please read their statement below the original article. Original post May 11, 2019 at 8:30pm EST Havana, Cuba – Following tensions around the cancellation of the state sponsored LGBT march and the effort by activists to call for an independently organized one, two […]

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Cuban Anarchists Announce Opening of ABRA Social Center

We are excited to reprint the below statement from our Cuban anarchist comrades announcing the opening of the ABRA social center and library in Habana today May 5, 2018. Comrades with the Taller Libertario Alfredo López and allied groups have been working for over 10 years to rebuild an anarchist presence in Cuba and the establishment of […]

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Cuba and the Demonization of Anarchists: A Lesson for Our Times

Originally titled “Authoritarian Demonization of Anarchists, Cuba and the Gaona Manifesto” By Rafael Uzcategui The possibilities anarchism points toward have many enemies. Its fiercest opponents, however, are those authoritarian regimes which, distorting and subverting the ideas of socialism, have promoted themselves historically as embodying the values of liberty, equality and fraternity. In every situation, state […]

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To my compañerxs on the Left – A Reaction to the Death of Fidel

With deaths and anniversaries there’s often a tendency to remember figures and history in a one sided way but as Enrique Guerro-López reminds us the left should aspire to move beyond simplistic and uncritical narratives to understand them in their complexity – a perspective often missing when looking at the legacy of Fidel Castro and […]

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Cine Libertario: El Anarquismo en América Latina

Desde finales del siglo XIX, el anarquismo, como teoría y práctica revolucionaria, ha tenido una presencia profunda en los movimientos sociales de América Latina. Según Angel Cappelletti, el autor del libro El Anarquismo en América Latina, “El anarquismo tiene en América Latina una amplia historia, rica en luchas pacíficas y violentas, en manifestaciones de heroísmo […]

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