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How to Stop a Pipeline: Trump, DAPL and the Power of Mass Action

By Arthur Pye, On Power Blog This piece is republished from the On Power Blog from Black Rose comrades in Seattle. You can follow them on Facebook and Twitter.  As Trump escalates the battle over Dakota Access, the movement is left scrambling to respond. But before panicking or losing hope over the renewed construction, we […]

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The Bolshevik Myth Reloaded

We are republishing this piece as part of our series of articles and social media postings relating to the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution #RussianRev100Years. This article is based on a talk at the 2016 London Anarchist bookfair republished from the Anarchist Writers site.  It covers the basic myths and realities of the period […]

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Nazis Among US: Trump and the Far-Right

There are a whole load of genuine human garbage that see the Trump campaign as a source of inspiration and opportunity for spreading a message of race war, white superiority, and outright fascism. There are two real threats here. First, that these organizations are growing their membership and base of support. You heard that right, […]

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Freedom at Sunset: Rojava’s Revolution in Syria

You’ve probably never heard of a place called Rojava . It’s in northern Syria, and its name means both ‘West’ and ‘Sunset’ in Kurdish. If you don’t know who the Kurds are, they’re a people whose homeland is divided by the national borders of Syria, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey. You may have seen Syria on […]

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We’ll Always Have Bernie

For a number of months this past year, American voters were treated to glimpse of what it might look like if we actually had democracy in this country. Many on the left have been energized, others were skeptical. There are good reasons for both attitudes, and much to be learned now that it’s over. Read […]

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In the Elections of 2016

In the elections of 2016, Americans have run out of options. During one of the most money-saturated elections in history, voters have been left to choose between two candidates who, in spite of their rhetoric, have far more commonalities than differences. Read the full article.

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Incarcerated Workers Strike!

On September 9th, prisoners all over the country went out on strike against slavery in the United States. You read that right. It may sound like an exaggeration, but slavery continues to this day across the US. Read the full article.

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Contra la Conquista de Alepo Oriental por el Régimen de Assad

Alepo Oriental – crédito Omar Sanadiki/Reuters Les agradecemos a lxs traductores anónimxs que publicaron esta traducción el 28 de diciembre de 2016 en la pagina web Insumissia Los miembros del Comité de Solidaridad Rojava-Siria de Rosa Negra (BRRN-RSSC) condenan con la máxima contundencia al régimen de Bashar al-Assad y a sus aliados rusos e iraníes […]

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Una amenaza conservadora crea nuevas oportunidades para un feminismo de clase

Nota de las autoras: Este artículo fue redactado por Romina Akemi y Bree Busk para Solidaridad, el periódico de la organización chilena Solidaridad-Federación Comunista Libertaria. Por esta razón, algunos conceptos y hechos históricos que resultarían familiares a lectores estadounidenses, se hallan explicados en mayor detalle. Dos importantes movilizaciones ocurrieron en la primera semana de la […]

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