Tag: Rochester Red & Black TV

  • Struggling to Win: Anarchists Building Popular Power in Chile

    Struggling to Win: Anarchists Building Popular Power in Chile

    On February 1st, 2014, the “Struggling to Win: Anarchists Building Popular Power” nationwide speaking tour came to Rochester. The tour was organized by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation and will ultimately stop in 25 cities around the United States. Watch the video of their stop in Rochester here! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4GYbrKIi7Q]

  • Video promotion for Chilean Anarchist Speaking Tour!

    As part of their upcoming speaking tour in the United States, anarchists in Chile put together this video, giving a shout out to the Black Rose Anarchist Federation! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_QBQys5g-4]

  • Occupy Wall Street and Anarchism

    Occupy Wall Street and Anarchism

    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Cq9R4Lqr1o] On September 29th, Rochester Red & Black hosted a discussion about the influences that Anarchist ideals had on the Occupy Wall Street Movement. The talk was led by two authors that have recently written on the subject, Mark Bray and Nathan Schneider. Writer Mark Bray is a former organizer and press liaison of…

  • Occupy the Media: Revolutionary Anarchism

    Colin speaks with Occupy The Media about anarchism, organization, and what a revolutionary federation could look like. “The United States Government is now only able to advance legislation if it has enough corporate backers.  In April: Congress defeated a package of gun control laws which enjoyed sweeping popular support. At about the same time, that…

  • Positively Revolting: Interview About Anarchism and Organization

    How can we build the popularity and influence of anarchist ideas in movements for social and economic justice in the United States? What’s the point in a specifically anarchist organization? What lessons can we draw from the anarchists of South America? What benefits would be gained by the development of a nationwide anarchist organization? A…

  • Occupy Day of Action (video)

    Occupy Day of Action (video)

    Occupy Rochester may no longer be active, but the movement to fight inequality continues!  Here is a speech given by Rochester Red & Black’s Jake Allen on the Occupy Day of Action! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21M2gS-SVNs]

  • They Will Not Pass: Behind the Barricades of Greek Anti-Fascism Part 1

    Rochester Red & Black and The New Significance host an event of Greek Anti-Fascist Action! Taped March 7, 2013 at University of Rochester As has been well documented in the media, the nation of Greece is in the throes of an economic meltdown. Austerity measures aimed at paying off an astronomical debt load have plunged…

  • Take Back the Land: Leonard Spears Confronting Wells Fargo

    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmW5WvmBEXo]   Eviction defense is not just marked by an alliance on the eviction blockace, but instead a complete strategy of escalation.  We begin with the identification of demands, a choice on how we want to approach things.  With Leonard Spears, a person who was trying to resist an unjust foreclosure with the help…

  • Remembering Occupy Rochester: Zombie Walk and First Arrests

    For many of us, the Occupy Movement was a time to get excited and involved on a day-to-day level.  Here in Rochester, many followed suit in a mass movement that looked at the occupation of a public space as central to developing the kind of protest culture that was happening around us.  We were, however,…

  • Take Back the Land: The Case for Eviction Defense

    Here is the story of Leonard Spears.  After remodeling his home with little money and a lot of hard work, a brief lack of income forced him into foreclosure.  Wells Fargo refused to negotiate a modification on his mortgage and then produced fraudulent documents, all to force him out of his home.  Leonard intends to…