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Announcing: Black Autonomy Podcast

Black Autonomy Podcast is a new podcast discussing anarchism and its relevance to the ongoing Black Liberation Movement. Hosts Lorenzo Komboa Ervin and JoNina Abron-Ervin are veteran organizers, former members of the Black Panther Party and co-founders of the Black Autonomy Federation. Lorenzo is the author of Anarchism and the Black Revolution which he wrote […]

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“The Rank and File Strategy”: A Syndicalist View

Veteran activist and writer Tom Wetzel enters the wide ranging debate on the left around the “rank and file strategy” orientation to the labor movement. This piece is based on material in his forthcoming book from AK Press, Overcoming Capitalism. By Tom Wetzel Kim Moody’s writings on “the Rank and File Strategy” have gained a broad hearing […]

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Brunch is Canceled: Biden, Trump, and the Case for Revolution

Statement by Black Rose / Rosa Negra  The 2020 presidential election has come and gone. While Donald Trump’s refusal to concede marks a departure from the established norms of U.S. bourgeois democracy, it has not amounted to the coup that many feared it would. Despite the authoritarian rhetoric that brought him to power, Trump never […]

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Agroecology and Organized Anarchism: An Interview With the Anarchist Federation of Rio de Janeiro (FARJ)

In response to the industrial, capitalist model of food production that has decimated rural lifeways and our mother earth, social movements around the world have identified agroecology as their alternative proposal for rural development. Grounded in peasant and indigenous knowledges, struggles for food sovereignty and agrarian reform, agroecology is understood by social movements as “a […]

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Insurgencia en el Peru: A Reportback from the Streets of Lima

The abrupt replacement of president Martin Vizcarra by the president of congress Manuel Merino has ignited a week of protests in multiple cities in Peru, including Lima. Peruvians are outraged at what can best be described as a parliamentary coup, orchestrated by members of congress whose quick resignation only came after two young protesters lost […]

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People Get Ready: Popular Power In The Coming Crisis

In this critical moment social movements must mobilize to not only defeat a possible Trump coup, but also showcase a vibrant alternative to neoliberalism. By Arthur Pye As the November election rapidly approaches, a larger battle is raging over the future of this country. While the fate of the Presidency will be consequential to say […]

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Vote — or Don’t: On Abstention

It’s no secret that anarchists detest elections, but most who embrace revolutionary socialism (of which anarchism is a branch) tend to possess a simplistic understanding of how to position themselves in relation to the spectacle of these events. This article argues that the anarchist focus on abstention as a responsive strategy to electoralism is not […]

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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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