By Black Rose/Rosa Negra Social Media Team Today the Democrats released their “Articles of Impeachment” to indict Trump, a narrow and legalistic critique of how Trump went outside of established norms to abuse his power and refuse to cooperate with the investigations of Congress. Completely left out, of course, is any larger critique of what’s […]Read More
Instead of Impeachment: Indict the System
Joel Olson: What is White Supremacy?
This piece outlining the history and practice of white supremacy in the United States was published as part of the Lexicon pamphlet series created by the Institute for Anarchist Studies which “aims to convert words into politically helpful tools.” Author Joel Olson was a committed organizer, thinker and active within US anarchist politics for many years. He authored The […]Read More
Refusing to Wait: Anarchism and Intersectionality
This essay argues that anarchists can learn from the theory of “intersectionality” that emerged from the Black feminist movement. Indeed, anarchist conceptions of class struggle have widened as a result of the rise of feminist movements, civil rights movements, as well as the gay, lesbian, queer and trans liberation movements. What can be learned and […]Read More
Capitalism: An Introduction
Text reposted from libcom.org and available in: Español | Français | Italiano | Português | Türkçe | Nederlands Capitalism: An Introduction At its root, capitalism is an economic system based on three things: wage labour (working for a wage), private ownership or control of the means of production (things like factories, machinery, farms, and offices), and production for exchange and profit. While some people own means of production, or […]Read More
Who Are the Anarchists and What is Anarchism?
We published this piece in 2017 as a helpful starting point to explain the ideas of anarchism and libertarian socialism. For additional introductory materials, scroll to the bottom. By Thomas Giovanni Versión Español / Greek In the wake of the use of militant street tactics at the Trump inauguration protests, the controversial shut down of […]Read More
Feminist Readings and Resources
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 […]Read More