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A Panoramic Impression of the Chilean Libertarian Movement

by S. Nappalos A Panoramic Impression of the Chilean Libertarian Movement[1] Chile is a country with a rich history of struggle, and of deep connections to both the domination by and solidarity from North America and Europe. Perhaps more than other Latin American countries, Chile bears a shared neoliberal model with the imperialist countries, and […]

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Maple Spring: Interviews with Canadian Organizers

Over the past few months, Canada has witnessed a number of pitched battles around the most recent bout of cuts and austerity measures. In Toronto, workers staged a spontaneous wildcat in response to workers fired for mocking a government official responsible for measures attacking organized workers resulting in shutdowns of the airport on a broad […]

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Anti-Capitalist March!

DATE:Sat July 21st TIME: 6pm PLACE: Washington Square Park Of all the preventable ways we suffer, there is one common factor fueling them. We will gather in common cause for a world which puts human need before profit. We have enough food, enough houses, enough water, and enough electricity that these needs could be met. […]

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Movie Screening: Capitalism — A Love Story

DATE: Tuesday, July 17thTIME: 7:00pm PLACE: Flying Squirrel Community Center (285 Clarissa St.) In anticipation for the local Anti-Capitalist March on July 21st, Rochester Red & Black will be screening Capitalism: A Love Story by Michael Moore. Afterwords, we will have a brief discussion about the importance of explicitly anti-capitalist activity for today’s movements. Capitalism: […]

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Against Fascism, Against Racism

Wild Rose Collective endorses the July 31 Day of Action against Fascism and Racism. The recent membership leak of the neo-Nazi group the National Socialist Movement and other similar leaks demonstrate that across the country fascists are living in our neighborhoods. Here in Iowa City, like many other places across the world, we too have seen murmurings of […]

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Solidarity to the students of Quebec!

WRC operates in the moderately sized Iowa City, home to the state’s largest university — the University of Iowa. Like many university towns the student population, perhaps the most present in Iowa City, remain relatively silent as political actors. Either unaware of or apathetic to their power to resist the privatization of the University and […]

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Saturday 6/16/12 1pm: Montreal Today, Miami Tomorrow

Saturday June 16th MAS, Occupy FIU, SEA, and others are holding a panel discussion on the student movement in Montreal, implications for and activity of students in Miami, and environmental justice. The event will include student activists presenting a broad overview of student movements and their compelling impact on society, and a discussion on the […]

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Sunday Noon Downtown: From Miami to Montreal No Tuition Hikes

In Quebec, Canada students have gone on strike fighting against tuition increases, a struggle that we in Florida can understand. As covered in a recent Huffington Post article, Occupy FIU has called for a rally at the Canadian consulate downtown to protest the repression of the infectious student movement in Montreal and against the tuition […]

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