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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.

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...

Turning Point USA’s Campaign of Harassment: An Interview with Kristina Khan

Kristina Khan is an organizer with Black Rose/Rosa Negra, a mother of three married to Tariq Khan, and the primary author of  “Campus Fascism: Turning Point USA and It’s Links to the Far-Right.” To...

The Lure of Elections: From Political Power to Popular Power

The following essay from members of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation argues that the Left's insistence on electorialism is a dead end, and that instead we should focus on combative social movements and struggles....

Anarchists in Brazil on the Assassination of Marielle Franco

Brazil has been rocked this past week over the political assassination of Marielle Franco, a prominent Black, feminist and socialist activist in Rio de Janeiro. Franco was also an elected councilor in the Municipal...

Revolutionary Organizing: Black Rose Interview with Revolutionary Left Radio

The following is an interview with Revolutionary Left Radio and the Black Rose Anarchist Federation. Revolutionary Left Radio is a top source for discussion of radical left politics and ideas and is unique in...

Los Angeles, CA: Shutting Down ICE, Building Popular Power

The following report about community resistance to ICE comes from the Black Rose Anarchist Federation. To hear our in-depth interview with two members of BRAF check out our podcast here, which discusses in part...

6,000 Uber Drivers Have Joined Anarchist Union in Indonesia

As the “uberization” of the US economy continues, along with it is an ever precarious workforce struggling to make ends meet in the dog-eat-dog world of the so-called “sharing economy.” This trend is the...

Defend J20: Fight the Charges, Build the Movement

On January 18th, two days before the one year anniversary of the J20 demonstrations, the Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC dismissed all charges against 129 defendants who were arrested during the Inauguration Day protests...