Mark Bray

No Time for Patience: Fascism, Climate, and Capitalism

Image: La Rote Art. (IG: @slarote / Blog) By Mark Bray, TruthOut We are living in ominous times. Every week something new: white supremacist murders in Kentucky and Pittsburgh; the continued rise of the far right in Europe; Trump’s attack on transgender rights; the election of aspiring tyrant Jair Bolsonaro to the Brazilian presidency; the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that climate catastrophe is likely only […]

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Deporting US Citizens: Trump’s New Fascistic Use of Law

By Mark Bray, TruthOut This week’s chilling revelation that the Trump administration has jailed and initiated deportation proceedings against United States citizens who possess official US birth certificates exposes the absurdity of the far-right myth promoted by Trump and his supporters that xenophobic policies are merely about legality rather than racism. The State Department is calling into […]

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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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Was the UC Berkeley Shut Down of Milo Yiannopoulos Worth It?

Reflections and debates on combating the growth of the far-right are essential. But often mainstream media narratives, which focus on respectability and sensationalize acts of property destruction, are drastically wrong on these questions. This piece from Salon by Black Rose Anarchist Federation member Mark Bray gives some well needed push back around these.  By Mark […]

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The Hamburg G20 Protests: The Final Straw Interviews Mark Bray

The Final Straw Podcast interviews historian, author and Black Rose/Rosa Negra member Mark Bray who was present at the G20 protests in Hamburg, Germany. The interview covers what is the G20, the significance of the protests, the culture of protest in Hamburg and how they were organized. You can follow Mark on Twitter @Mark_Bray. Listen […]

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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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