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Especifismo: Ang Anarkistang Pamamaraan sa Pagbuo ng mga Kilalang Samahan at Rebolusyonaryong Kilusan

This article is also available in English / Español / Italiano / Português / Deutsch / Turkish This article appears here in Tagalog thanks to an anonymous translator. Makasining na paglalarawan ng babaeng nakataas ang kamao at may lilang buhok. Unang nalathala sa “Northeastern Anarchist #11” noong Tagsibol (Spring) 2006, Ang Anarkistang Pamamaraan sa Pagbuo ng mga […]

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“We Don’t Forgive, We Don’t Forget” Solidarity with Mexico’s Feminist Occupation

For background on the occupation we recommend “Feminist Activists Occupy Human Rights Commission in Mexico to Protest Femicide” and if you would like to support or organize an action in your city, please contact organizers at the email below. Update: During a Saturday, September 19 solidarity action in Chicago,three participants were arrested and have since […]

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Ungovernable: An Interview with Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin

Author and independent writer William C. Anderson interviews veteran organizer and former Black Panther and political prisoner Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin on the current political crisis, fascism and rising relevance of Black anarchism. We also urge you to generously contribute towards a fundraising campaign organized by William to support Lorenzo and his partner JoNina Ervin. Both […]

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LIVE: Soundz of the South, Anarchist Hip-Hop from South Africa

This Saturday Black Rose/Rosa Negra is excited to premiere a performance by anarchist hip-hop group Soundz of the South from South Africa. As part of BRRN’s 7th National Convention (hosted online due to covid) the prerecorded performance will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel September 12, 2020 at 6-7:00pm Pacific Time / 8-9:00pm Central […]

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CHOP Analysis: Glimmers of Hope, Failures of the Left

Out of the national uprising in protest of the racist police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis emerged a movement occupied space of 8-10 blocks in the Seattle neighborhood of Capitol Hill. The space began after the Seattle Police Department evacuated the East Precinct, following over a week of sustained and escalating mass protests demanding […]

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Especifismo: la praxis anarquista de construir movimientos populares y organización revolucionaria

Publicación original de “The Northeastern Anarchist” número 11, Primavera de 2006, “Especifismo: una praxis de construcción de movimientos populares y organizaciones revolucionarias” constituyó un texto seminal en tanto fungió como primera introducción al inglés del concepto de especifismo. A pesar de ser un texto breve y con ciertas limitaciones, terminó convirtiéndose en una referencia en […]

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Going on the Offensive: Movements, Multisectorality, and Political Strategy

In an era of pandemic and mass protest we are witnessing an uptick in political militancy, from attacks on police stations and the seizure of space to wildcat strikes and rent strikes. These are promising developments, but the balance of class forces remains lopsided, evidenced by the massive corporate bailout package, countless workers being exposed […]

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Statement: The Necessity of Abolishing the Police and Capitalism

In a time of political upheaval, pandemic, and protest our comrades in New York City have produced this statement. Download a PDF version of this statement. By Black Rose/Rosa Negra NYC Local The explosive revolt following the murders of George Floyd, Raynard Brooks, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Loreal Tsingine and Chantel Moore laid bare the […]

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“It’s About Power”: Interview on Social Work and Policing

As the protest movement that emerged from the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor transitions from street protest to demands around defunding the police and creating alternatives to policing, various fields of social work have been put forward as offering alternatives. In this interview with Texas based social worker J. Rogue, we discuss […]

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From Wildcat to Union Reform: The West Virginia Teacher Struggle Continues

By Michael Mochaidean In the aftermath of the 2018 wildcat teachers strike in West Virginia that kicked off the #Red4Ed movement networks of militant teachers formed the rank-and-file caucus known as West Virginia United and for the past five months the group has been working to challenge the incumbent leadership of the West Virginia Education […]

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