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Black Rose Anarchist Federation

Black Rose Anarchist Federation
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We are an organization of revolutionaries who share common visions of a new world – a world where people collectively control their own workplaces, communities and land and where all basic needs are met. A world where power and participation flow from the bottom upwards and society is organized for peoples’ aspirations, passions, and needs rather than profit, racial prejudice, patriarchy, or imperialism; and where we live sustainably with the planet.
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A Year in Popular Power #4: Burgerville Workers Union

Final video in a four part series from the Black Rose Anarchist Federation. This episode focuses on the Burgerville Workers Union, a part of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Stephan is an organizer...

Organizing at the Frontiers: Appalachian Resistance to Pipelines

A look at capital accumulation and resource extraction in Appalachia as well as current autonomous social movements fighting it. Includes some thoughts on where such resistance might be heading, with the onslaught of automation....
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A Year in Popular Power #3: “Don’t Be A Scab!” Graduate Student Strikes

The third installment of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation's video series on Building Popular Power. Tariq is a graduate student, teaching assistant and union member of Graduate Employees Organization or GEO Local 6300, which represents...

Report on the 5th Black Rose/Rosa Negra National Convention, Los Angeles

Report on the recent Black Rose Anarchist Federation gathering in Los Angeles. By Alex Isa and Tanya TN with contributions from Agüey Baná and Adam Weaver  Amidst heated discussions, mostly due to warm California weather and...
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A Year In Popular Power #2: Stopping ICE Raids with the Koreatown Popular Assembly

The second installment of Black Rose's A Year in Popular Power, features a presentation on anti-ICE organizing. Stopping ICE Raids with the Koreatown Popular Assembly. Markie is a dispatcher with the Rapid Response Network...
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A Year in Popular Power: Episode 1 – Teacher Strikes and #RedForEd

Black Rose Anarchist Federation presents the first episode in their A Year in Popular Power series. Enrique is a high school teacher in North Carolina and participated in a series of actions that built...

“Let’s Go For It”: Interview with a Striking AT&T Union Steward

The Black Rose Federation interviews a striking CWA member and union steward about the recent round of strikes. This past month thousands of AT&T workers across the country have gone out on short, locally-organized Unfair...

Teacher Strikes Show Social Movements Way Forward

The following editorial argues that the #RedforEd movement shows an alternative and offers a counter argument to the progressive conception that liberal politicians are needed within the political apparatus in order to push through...

“Electoral Pursuits Have Veered Us Away”: Kali Akuno on Movement Lessons from Jackson

This article from the Black Rose Anarchist Federation details the political ideas of Kali Akuno, a member of the group, Cooperation Jackson, and includes a talk from the Labor Notes conference.  Pledging to make Jackson...

Strike to Win: Inside the West Virginia Teacher’s Strike

The following is a transcribed talk by a West Virginia teacher who was one of several speakers at the Red & Black Party sponsored by the Labor Sector of Black Rose/Rosa Negra and which was held...