interview

“If You Want a General Strike, Organize Your Co-Workers” Interview with Joe Burns

The following interview with Joe Burns, author of the important labor text Reviving The Strike, takes up the evergreen questions of the role of strikes and building a base within our workplaces. With the recent wave of teacher strikes these questions are back on the radar of the U.S. left but this interview from 2012 […]

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Entrevista: Radio Proyección, una radio para los movimientos sociales

Thomas Giovanni de Black Rose/Rosa Negra-Miami conversa con Pablo Abufom de Solidaridad (Chile) sobre la nueva Radio Proyección, una radio para los movimientos sociales. Conoceremos el origen de la radio, algunos de sus programas y los desafíos de los medios de comunicación independientes en la actualidad. Thomas Giovanni : Cuéntanos un poco sobre la estación […]

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The State of Social Movements in Latin America: An Interview with Raúl Zibechi

Raúl Zibechi is a Uruguayan journalist and one of Latin America’s leading political theorists. He is an international analyst for Brecha newspaper in Uruguay, and a professor at the Multiversidad Franciscana de América Latina. Zibechi has written numerous books on social movements and politics across the Americas, including Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements and Dispersing […]

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Dispatch on Brazil: Interview with Hugo Souza

We present an interview with Brazlian anarchist militant Hugo Souza with his opinions on the current situation and advice for leftists in the US. As Brazil is rocked by economic recession, parliamentary coups and scandals, into the void has stepped far right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. Winning the first found of voting earlier this month […]

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“Let’s Go For It”: Interview with a Striking AT&T Union Steward

This past month thousands of AT&T workers across the country have gone out on short, locally-organized Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strikes in protest of company intimidation during contract bargaining and other issues. Two separate contracts for the workers organized under the Communications Workers of America (CWA) at AT&T expired on April 15 but negotiations continued […]

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“Campaign in Poetry, Govern in Prose”: Interview with a Former Campaign Consultant

A decades-long veteran of the Democratic Party explains why elections fail to bring meaningful change.   It’s often said that it’s easy for radicals to criticize from the outside, but what about when the critique resonates for someone who is an insider? As a follow up to the publication of “The Lure of Elections: From […]

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“If You Want a Better Capitalism”: An Interview on Social Democracy with Gabriel Kuhn

By Enrique Guerrero-López and Adam Weaver Originally published with Truth Out   In the era of Trump, there’s a clear and growing interest in socialism, especially among young people. The first measurable shift began to peek over the horizon in polling data done in the wake of the Occupy movement, showing 49 percent of people ages 18-29 favored […]

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Interview: Antifa Means No Free Speech for Fascism

The role of protest and attempts to shut down the talks of alti-right/far-right wing figures such as Milo Yiannopoulos have been a controversial topic on the left and the media. But what are the actual goals of anti-fascists, anarchists and others on the left who advocate giving “no platform”? The following is a transcribed interview with […]

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Marcha Contra el Desplazamiento en East Boston

Militantes del capítulo de Boston de Rosa Negra se han dedicado por más de una década a las luchas de los inquilinos. Después de la crisis de embargos hipotecarios (foreclosure) encontramos a nuestra ciudad de Boston bajo ataque por los especuladores, propietarios y agencias de bienes raices que están aumentando las rentas y desalojando a […]

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