Black Rose Federation on Building Grassroots Working Class Power

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Black Rose/Rosa Negra member Patrick is interviewed by MC Sole, the host of Solecast discussing a range of topics beginning with the anarchist current of  “Especifismo,” which can be summarized as:

  1. The need for a specifically anarchist organization built around a unity of ideas and praxis.
  2. The use of the specifically anarchist organization to theorize and develop strategic political and organizing work.
  3. Active involvement in and building of autonomous and popular social movements via social insertion.

Topics discussed in their interview include:

  • Organizing principles
  • Approaches to building working class power from below
  • Grass roots power vs. local politics vs. electoral politics
  • The need for a rigorous educational program within movements
  • Discussions on anarchist infrastructure projects
  • Thoughts on “protest,” their limitations and what they are good for
  • The life of Bakunin much more

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We also recommend checking out other podcasts featuring members of Black Rose Anarchist Federation / Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra (BRRN):