Our Top Recommendation for a Podcast Introduction to the History and Ideas of Anarchism
Sitting down with Revolutionary Left Radio is author Mark Bray who gives an overview of the origins, history and ideas of anarchism. Mark Bray is most well known as the author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook but he is also a historian focusing on political radicalism and a member of Black Rose/Rosa Negra. To read more articles by Mark Bray click here.
Other topics discussed in the episode:
- Bakunin and Marx
- The First International
- The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39
- Anarchist views of the State
- Occupy Wall Street
- Anti-fascism, and more
If you are interested in more “Anarchism 101” material, we recommend our piece, “Who are the Anarchists and What is Anarchism?”
Below are additional podcasts featuring members of Black Rose Anarchist Federation / Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra (BRRN):
- Patrick is interviewed by It’s Going Down as part one of a three part series looking electoralism and the rise of the DSA in “Elections, Power, & the DSA: The Failure of the Left in Power.”
- Jen and Servio discuss revolutionary political organization, relationships to social movements, state power, and feminism with Revolutionary Left Radio.
- MS Sole of Solecast interviews Patrick on “especifismo” and building working class power.
- Enrique and Adam interviewed by It’s Going Down episode “The Center Can’t Hold” on BRRN’s analysis and strategy document “Below and Beyond Trump.”
- Romina Akemi, co-author of “Breaking the Waves: Challenging the Liberal Tendency within Anarchist Feminism” is interviewed on KCHUNG Radio discussing feminism, anarchism and movement building.
- Luis from Austin, Texas is interviewed by A World Without Police about local organizing with ICE Out and pushing back against use of police to assist with enforcement of immigration laws.