Anarchism

Create a Strong People: Discussions on Popular Power

This piece by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa offers important commentary on the concepts of popular power, the state and power more broadly speaking. Translation by Enrique Guerrero-López Versión Español By Felipe Corrêa “Strong people don’t need leaders” Emiliano Zapata The Strategy of Social Transformation To begin the discussion on popular power it is important to […]

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Strategy and Tactics for a Revolutionary Anarchism

As COVID-19 continues to spread, triggering an unprecedented global crisis, we need to take up the challenging task of both responding to the urgency of the moment and positioning ourselves for the post-pandemic period, which remains uncertain. This will require a critical engagement with strategy and tactics that are tied to a long-term vision. To […]

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Towards An Anarchist Theory of Power

The following piece by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa reviews contemporary discussions of power from an anarchist perspective and their contributions to a broader theory of power for utilization in building analysis and strategy. To avoid confusion the article title has been changed to refer to an “anarchist theory of power” but we have preserved the […]

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Anarchism, Power, Class and Social Change

This article by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa discusses the relationship of anarchism with power, class, and revolutionary social change. Starting from a definition of anarchism it proposes to conceptualize power in terms of asymmetric, or uneven, relationships between social forces. It also puts forward that anarchists have a conception of power based on the belief […]

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Anarchism and Marxism in Dialogue with Anarchopac

We are excited to present an excellent overview of anarchist ideas in the form of a discussion between Zoe Baker, the YouTube and Twitter personality previously known as Anarchopac, and Breht from Revolutionary Left Radio as part of an ongoing series of dialogues between anarchism and Marxism. Topics covered include anarchist theory, organizational tendencies within […]

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Voces Libertarias: The Economic, Political and Social Discourse of Puerto Rican Anarchism, 1900 – 1917

Puerto Rico continues to remain a colonial territory of the United States since it’s military invasion and occupation in 1898 but the rich history of working class and left movements on the island are often little known within the US left. We are excited to publish this essay, which appears courtesy of Theory In Action […]

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A Feminist Movement to End Capitalism, Part II: Between the Feminist Wave and the Green Sea

Black Rose/Rosa Negra is a proud feminist organization. We take our political inspiration from the historical struggles of working class women, including those who carried out their work in the name of other movements or ideologies. While we value the feminisms that can be found in our own neighborhoods and workplaces, we also seek to […]

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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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