Elections and Class Struggle in South Africa: The Question of State Power and the Anarchist Response

Below we republish a critical reflection on the question of elections and class struggle – an issue that faces the South African left and which the US left is just beginning to take up again. Editorial note: An important point of context in the opening of the article is the reference to NUMSA (National Union […]

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Interview: Building Black Working Class Counter-Power in South Africa

The following interview with Warren McGregor of Zabalaza  Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF) discusses basic tenants of anarchism and key questions facing the left in South Africa such as calls to form a new “workers party,” addressing racial and national oppression, linking fights for reforms to revolutionary transformation and counter-power, and the history of anarchism in South […]

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On the mudslide disaster in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Photo courtesy Augustine Blango.   The External Communications-International Relations Committee of Black Rose/Rosa Negra (BRRN EC-IRC) is saddened by the ongoing mudslide disaster in Freetown, Sierra Leone, which was entirely avoidable. The city allowed residents to expand into dangerous areas prone to such mudslides, and it bears responsibility for what may be over a thousand […]

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