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No One is Coming to Save Us

We bring you this statement from our comrades with May First Anarchist Alliance on the current political moment and especially readers towards the list of concrete steps at the end. No One is Coming to Save Us – An Anarchist Response to the Election of Donald Trump First of May Anarchist Alliance November 2016 A […]

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Red November, Black November – An Anarchist Response to the Election

A PDF version is available here and ASL translation can be viewed below. WHAT WE ARE FACING Donald Trump has been elected the forty-fifth President of the United States. As revolutionaries we are committed to a world that has no place for the likes of Trump or Hillary Clinton. We know that Clinton would have continued […]

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A New Political Moment: Reactions to a Trump Victory From the Radical Left

The election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States left many across the left, even veterans of many years, shocked and stunned. Expecting the triumph of the deeply unpopular, status quo neo-liberal candidate Hillary Clinton, the result came in with an electoral college victory for the reviled, narcissistic, right-wing candidate Donald Trump […]

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War on the docks! – Chilean Port Struggles Tour

By Black Rose/Rosa Negra Labor Sector Join us in a speaking tour on the struggles and lessons of the Chilean port workers with Nelson Francino Valdes, an anarchist, dockworker, and president of the Federation of Portworkers of Iquique! Nelson has been involved in several of the most important struggles and strikes in Chile in recent […]

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Solidarity Network or Solidarity Advice?: On the Challenges of Building a Solidarity Network

The article originally appeared under the title“Building a solidarity network is harder than it seems” in the September 2013 issue of the IWW newspaper, the Industrial Worker. It is a review of the pamphlet Build Your Own Solidarity Network by two members of  Seattle Solidarity Network and discusses the authors experience in building a Solidarity Network in Iowa City. Ryan Spourgitis […]

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The Danger of Trump: A Debate

In advance of tonight’s Clinton versus Trump presidential debate Black Rose/Rosa Negra presents a debate our own on how we see this political moment. We also want to know your thoughts and encourage you to leave them in the comments here or on our facebook page. The Danger of Trump? The question is: Does the possibility […]

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Audio: A Critical Introduction to the Chinese Revolution

We present to you this audio recording of a recently hosted and very engaging talk by Elliot Liu of Unity and Struggle on his recently published Maoism and the Chinese Revolution: A Critical Introduction published jointly by anarchist publishers PM Press and Thought Crime Ink based in Canada.  The Chinese Revolution changed the face of the […]

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Feminist Frequency features The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman

By Tariq Khan, BRRN This short video on Emma Goldman is useful as an introduction, is well produced, is appealing, and will likely spark people’s interest in learning more about Emma Goldman. That last point alone makes it worthwhile. However, be aware that it waters Goldman down to make her palatable to a liberal feminist […]

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Building a Revolutionary Anarchism

This article speaks on the failures of the anarchist movement to grow, despite numerous social movements, and how models of anarchist political organization point the way forward to overcome these pitfalls. This piece originally appeared in Perspectives on Anarchist Theory No. 27 (2014) published by the Institute for Anarchist Studies.   Download a PDF pamphlet version of this […]

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Fighting for the Future: The Necessity and Possibility of National Political Organization for Our Time

This essay is an argument for moving towards national organization in the United States and was published in April 2013 during the opening of the process that led to the founding of what became Black Rose/Rosa Negra. It aims to explore the limitations of political organization today, recent positive experiences, and possible ways to build […]

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