BRRN Blog

Marriage or Bust? A Conversation on Marriage Equality

  Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the defier of all laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful molder of human destiny; how can such an all-compelling force be synonymous with that poor little State- and Church-begotten weed, marriage? -Emma […]

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Democratic Centralism in Practice and Idea: A critical evaluation

-S. Nappalos The terrain is changing beneath our feet. Since the collapse of the majority of the “official Communist” regimes, the world has witnessed both events and ideas that have undermined the former dominant thinking within the left. The Zapatistas, Argentina in 2001, South Korean workers movements, Oaxaca in 2006, the struggles around anti-globalization, and […]

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Solidarity with the striking workers of Sisters’ Camelot

Wild Rose Collective of eastern Iowa joins others in declaring our solidarity with the striking canvass workers of Sisters’ Camelot in Minneapolis. As many of us have been workers in non-profit organizations, we know well that wage labor under some other name than profit enterprise is wage labor nonetheless. Further, the socially positive mission and […]

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Take Back the Land: Leonard Spears Confronting Wells Fargo

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmW5WvmBEXo]   Eviction defense is not just marked by an alliance on the eviction blockace, but instead a complete strategy of escalation.  We begin with the identification of demands, a choice on how we want to approach things.  With Leonard Spears, a person who was trying to resist an unjust foreclosure with the help […]

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MAS 2013 International Women’s Day Statement

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day.  The history of International Women’s Day dates back to the struggles of working women in the United States and Russia in the early 20th century.   Although many advances have been made since this time in fighting against gender oppression, patriarchy not only still exists but fundamentally influences every […]

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Building Power and Advancing: For Reforms, Not Reformism

By Thomas (Miami Autonomy & Solidarity) “We shall carry out all possible reforms in the spirit in which an army advances ever forwards by snatching the enemy-occupied territory in its path.” – Errico Malatesta[i] As anarchist communists, we are against reformism.  However, we are for reforms.  We believe that fundamentally the entire system of capitalism, […]

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Movimientos y Organización: una entrevista a Lucha Común por Comité Editorial Acción Libertaria

MAS gustaría presentarles esta entrevista de un miembro de la organización anarquista Lucha Común (EE.UU.) por Comité Editorial Acción Libertaria en Bogotá. ¡Disfrúta! Con el ánimo de establecer y fortalecer las relaciones con organizaciones libertarias internacionales, hemos realizado la siguiente entrevista al compañero Antonio, militante de la organización política Lucha Común, una federación anarquista con varios años […]

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