BRRN Blog

The Problem with “Privilege”

* We are re-posting an article from the blog of Andrea Smith, a long-time organizer, activist, intellectual and co-founder of Incite! Women of Color Against Violence.  Her article provides a variety of important insights, critiques and possible ways forward in looking to improve our praxis in confronting,  with the goal to end, systemic oppression.* by […]

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Solidarity Network or Solidarity Service?: on the challenges of building a solidarity network

The following originally appears in September 2013 issue of the IWW newspaper, the Industrial Worker, with the title “Building a solidarity network is harder than it seems.” Written by WRC member R. Spourgitis, it is a review of the pamphlet Build Your Own Solidarity Network, by two Seattle Solidarity Network members, and is based on […]

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Old Mole Variety Hour: On Anarchist Organizing

Radio nterview with member Colin O’Malley did in Portland, Oregon to discuss anarchism, organization, and a speaking tour he was doing about a coming anarchist federation. “There is no contradiction in anarchists organizing.  To find out why, listen to this conversation between the Old Mole’s Cara Dugas and organizer Colin O”Malley.  O’Malley is on speaking […]

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Occupy the Media: Revolutionary Anarchism

Colin speaks with Occupy The Media about anarchism, organization, and what a revolutionary federation could look like. “The United States Government is now only able to advance legislation if it has enough corporate backers.  In April: Congress defeated a package of gun control laws which enjoyed sweeping popular support. At about the same time, that […]

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Tahrir-ICN statement on events in Egypt

*We are reposting a statement from the Tahrir-ICN blog on the current situation in Egypt* by tahriricn The events of the past couple of days are the latest step in a sequence of events by which the military can consolidate its hold on power, aim towards the death of the revolution and a return to […]

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Positively Revolting: Interview About Anarchism and Organization

How can we build the popularity and influence of anarchist ideas in movements for social and economic justice in the United States? What’s the point in a specifically anarchist organization? What lessons can we draw from the anarchists of South America? What benefits would be gained by the development of a nationwide anarchist organization? A […]

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Will the cop who killed Reefa be allowed to stand his ground too?

******* We are reposting this piece from the “Let’s Talk About It!” radio show blog by Subhash Kateel, a Miami comrade, radio show host, and veteran activist.                        ******* Will the cop who killed Reefa be allowed to stand his ground too? By Subhash Kateel This past week another young man from Miami with a promising life […]

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Updates from the Building a Revolutionary Anarchism Speaking Tour

I will be posting updates from each of the stops along the Building a Revolutionary Anarchism Speaking Tour on my personal blog. While the presentation is similar throughout most cities, the history, current context, and interactions with the anarchists and non-anarchists of each city often end up very differently. Each conversation has already led to […]

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Friends of Trayvon Host Rally Saturday (7/20) at 1pm

An event organized by Friends of Trayvon; come stand in solidarity and bring others along! Here’s their event information and posting: Saturday, July 20, 2013 1:00pm Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex 3000 NW 199th Street, Miami Gardens, Florida Free Event! Come rain or shine! Come Support Justice for Trayvon! We’re going to gather, express ourselves, […]

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