Latin America

Agroecology and Organized Anarchism: An Interview With the Anarchist Federation of Rio de Janeiro (FARJ)

In response to the industrial, capitalist model of food production that has decimated rural lifeways and our mother earth, social movements around the world have identified agroecology as their alternative proposal for rural development. Grounded in peasant and indigenous knowledges, struggles for food sovereignty and agrarian reform, agroecology is understood by social movements as “a […]

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Insurgencia en el Peru: A Reportback from the Streets of Lima

The abrupt replacement of president Martin Vizcarra by the president of congress Manuel Merino has ignited a week of protests in multiple cities in Peru, including Lima. Peruvians are outraged at what can best be described as a parliamentary coup, orchestrated by members of congress whose quick resignation only came after two young protesters lost […]

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Especifismo: la praxis anarquista de construir movimientos populares y organización revolucionaria

Publicación original de “The Northeastern Anarchist” número 11, Primavera de 2006, “Especifismo: una praxis de construcción de movimientos populares y organizaciones revolucionarias” constituyó un texto seminal en tanto fungió como primera introducción al inglés del concepto de especifismo. A pesar de ser un texto breve y con ciertas limitaciones, terminó convirtiéndose en una referencia en […]

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A New Sense of Solidarity? The Democracy Movement in the Dominican Republic

Today, February 27, the Dominican Republic will celebrate 176 years of independence and also thousands will gather in a central plaza as part of an ongoing protest movement that has rocked the Caribbean nation since municipal elections were suddenly halted a week and a half ago. A comrade from Dominican Republic based group Kiskeya Libertaria […]

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Puerto Rico: La Colectiva Feminista en Construcción Are Leading the Resistance

The anti-colonial feminist collective, La Cole, played a pivotal in the ouster of former Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and remain on the front lines of numerous struggles. Following our publishing of their statement calling for “Ricky, Renuncia!” [“Ricky, Resign!”] Aurora Santiago-Ortiz provides an overview of the group and their work. By Aurora Santiago Ortiz […]

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Argentina: How Many Chains Do We Need to Break for Socialism and Liberty?

The following is a statement of coyuntura, of the current conjuncture or political moment, by our Argentinian sister organization, Acción Socialista Libertaria. Imperialist disputes: The IMF and Big Corporations Out Together an Adjustment Plan Against the Working Class At the international level, 2019 has had as one of its main conflicts the economic and political […]

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Statement: One Month Since the Popular Revolt in Chile

We present to you an analysis on the uprising that has been underway in Chile produced jointly by Black Rose/Rosa Negra (US), Solidaridad (Chile), and Acción Socialista Libertaria – ASL (Argentina). Versión en español abajo One Month Since the Start of the Popular Revolt in Chile: Feminist and Libertarian Communist Statement A Preface to October […]

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Colombia: All Out for the National Social Strike on November 21

Social movements in Colombia are filling the streets today, November 21, for a ‘paro nacional’ in protest of neoliberal attacks on education and pensions. Political tension has increased with calls for the resignation of right-wing president Iván Duque, while the State has enacted new repressive measures and former president Álvaro Uribe is implicating provocateurs and […]

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Bolivia: The Extreme Right Takes Advantage of a Popular Uprising

In the following translated article by Raúl Zibechi, the long-time Uruguayan militant and analyst of social movements in Latin America, the author adopts the position that the resignation of Evo Morales was the outcome of his government marginalizing and repressing the very social movements that had formed the base of Morales’ Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) […]

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