Latin America

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

By Rafael Uzcategui Originally titled “Authoritarian Demonization of Anarchists, Cuba and the Gaona Manifesto”   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, […]

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Anarchism in Latin America: The Re-Emergence of a Viable Current

Anarchism in Latin America is a forthcoming book scheduled for release in December 2017 by AK Press. Written by Argentinian philosopher and author Angel Cappelletti and translated by the US based Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez, the work includes an introduction by Black Rose/Rosa Negra members Romina Akemi and Javier Sethness-Castro. This new translation offers a country-by-country overview of […]

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The “Madurization” of Chavismo – Anarchist Statement on Venezuela

English Español Anarchists of the Caribbean and Central America on the Neo-Liberal and Militaristic “Madurization” of Chavismo From Where and Whom We Support For us, as anarchists who live in lands adjacent to Venezuela, what is going on in that country doesn’t seem distant or is indifferent to us. Our dependent economies have received for […]

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¿Quiénes Son los Anarquistas y Qué es Anarquismo?

Por Thomas Giovanni / Versión Ingles Tras el uso de tácticas callejeras activistas en las protestas de la inauguración de Trump, la controvertida cancelación de dos prominentes oradores de derecha en la Universidad de California, Berkeley, y variadas acciones notorias contra la extrema derecha, los anarquistas han recibido una mayor atención mediática y suscitado un extenso […]

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Political Situation in Venezuela: Crisis, Trends, and the Challenge of Class Independence

An examination of Venezuela’s process of social transformation, popular struggles and resulting contradictions under Chavismo, PSUV and now Maduro. From the translator: The translation of this article proved difficult due to the denseness of ideas and because the political analysis and terms are mostly used and understood in Spanish. This article is meant for individuals […]

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

By Enrique Guerrero-López We have an unfortunate tendency to view countries through the prism of their rulers, often obscuring the varied contributions of those “from below.” In Miami, people are dancing in the streets, celebrating Fidel’s death, while many segments of the US Left are clearing their throat for a full-throttle, “Que viva Fidel!” This […]

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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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Support Anarchism in the Caribbean!

Please donate to our campaign to support our comrades in Central America and the Caribbean / Por favor done para ayudar a nuestros compañeros en América Central y el Caribe (Español) The founding congress of the Federación Anarquista del Centro America y del Caribe (Anarchist Federation of Central America and the Caribbean – FACC) will be this March 21st and […]

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