Theory

Towards An Anarchist Theory of Power

The following piece by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa reviews contemporary discussions of power from an anarchist perspective and their contributions to a broader theory of power for utilization in building analysis and strategy. To avoid confusion the article title has been changed to refer to an “anarchist theory of power” but we have preserved the […]

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Anarchism, Power, Class and Social Change

This article by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa discusses the relationship of anarchism with power, class, and revolutionary social change. Starting from a definition of anarchism it proposes to conceptualize power in terms of asymmetric, or uneven, relationships between social forces. It also puts forward that anarchists have a conception of power based on the belief […]

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Means and Ends: The Anarchist Critique of Seizing State Power

We are excited to publish contemporary thinkers and writers on libertarian socialist and anarchist thought such as Anarchopac, please consider a patreon contribution to support their work.  -Editor Watch or listen to a YouTube version of this article by Anarchopac. Click here or scroll to the bottom of this article. By Anarchopac The anarchist critique […]

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Towards Mass Movements: Presentation on Intermediate Analysis

Below we present a transcribed talk by Pablo Barbanegra on the concept of “intermediary analysis.” Pablo was a member of Miami Autonomy and Solidarity (MAS) which was one of the several groups that merged to found Black Rose/Rosa as a national political organization in 2014. While MAS did not originate the concept of the intermediate […]

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Oppressor and Oppressed Nations: Sketching a Taxonomy of Imperialism

With much of the left’s analysis of imperialism trending towards simplistic binaries of imperialism and anti-imperialism, a deeper analysis of the relationships between states created by modern imperialism and colonialism are desperately needed. This thoughtful essay by Sweden-based author Gabriel Kuhn provides attempts to outline how we might form an alternate and more useful model […]

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A Feminist Movement to End Capitalism, Part II: Between the Feminist Wave and the Green Sea

Black Rose/Rosa Negra is a proud feminist organization. We take our political inspiration from the historical struggles of working class women, including those who carried out their work in the name of other movements or ideologies. While we value the feminisms that can be found in our own neighborhoods and workplaces, we also seek to […]

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Elections and Class Struggle in South Africa: The Question of State Power and the Anarchist Response

Below we republish a critical reflection on the question of elections and class struggle – an issue that faces the South African left and which the US left is just beginning to take up again. Editorial note: An important point of context in the opening of the article is the reference to NUMSA (National Union […]

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Socialismo Libertário na América dol Sul: Uma entrevista em mesa redonda, Parte 3, Brasil

Nos Estados Unidos, grande parte da população está passando por um período de aprofundamento político, bem como profunda polarização. As elites políticas estão lutando para manter o controle, à medida que um número crescente de pessoas procura alternativas à esquerda e à direita. Na sequência da eleição presidencial de 2016, as organizações políticas de esquerda […]

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Socialismo libertario en Sur América: Entrevista de mesa redonda, Parte 3, Brasil

VERSÃO PORTUGUESA/VERSION PORTUGUESA VERSIÓN INGLESA/ENGLISH VERSION En Estados Unidos, cada vez más segmentos de la población están atravesando un período de profunda politización y polarización. Las élites políticas luchan por mantener el control a medida que aumenta el número de personas que buscan alternativas tanto en la izquierda como en la derecha. Tras las elecciones […]

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