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Secret Police on the Streets of #PDX: Interview with a Member of Black Rose #Portland

Portland. OR. Fifty days into the popular uprising sparked by the police murder of George Floyd and demonstrations in Portland, Oregon show little sign of abating. An interview.

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Statement: Choose Food Over Rent

The following is a statement from the Americas Coordination / Coordinadora de las Américas, a joint project between Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation (U.S), Solidaridad (Chile), and Acción Socialista Libertaria (Argentina).

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How You and Your Co-Workers Can F*ck the Police

The racist police murder of George Floyd has lit a fire in the tinderbox of pandemic-era America. We need to carry that energy and rage into every corner of the country and that includes our workplaces, where we spend a huge fraction of our life. Organizing with your coworkers against racism and the police can help deepen this moment of rage into a lasting and sustained multi-sectoral movement that can develop political consciousness among workers, win reforms that weaken the power of police and systemic racism, strengthen the bonds between co-workers, and prepare the ground for striking harder during the next insurrectionary moment.

7000700All photos accompanying this article are from a healthcare workers rally in the SF Bay Area organized by a broad coalition including Black Rose / Rosa Negra healthcare workers. Photos by Brooke Anderson, IG: movementphotographer

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Antifa Isn’t the Problem – Trump’s Bluster is a Distraction from Police Violence

Did the tragic video of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis throw you into a fit of rage? Of sadness and despair? Did it make you want to burn down a police station?

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Coordinadora de las Américas: Our Lives Are Essential, Capitalism Is Not

A joint statement by Coordinadora de las Américas  on the current situation and capitalist back to work push.

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Healthcare workers: Back-to-work strikes can put health before profit

Following the release of a recent video statement, healthcare workers members and allies of Black Rose / Rosa Negra produced a follow up statement calling for organizing around back-to-work strikes to oppose the drive to put profits ahead of collective health by exposing millions of workers to untold risks. Catch their list of tips for starting the conversation at the end.

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Black Rose / Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation: International Panel Discussion on #Covid19 [Video]

On April 11, 2020, Black Rose / Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation hosted an international panel discussion on the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Labor Organizing During #COVID19: A University Janitor’s Account

A University of Washington custodian gives their personal account of workplace organizing under Covid-19 and the importance of labor organizing in this time.

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In the fight of our Lives: Healthcare workers speak out in times of the #coronavirus [Video]

From the front lines of struggle against Covid-19 members and allies of Black Rose Anarchist Federation / Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra came together to produce this video of personal testimony and a collective statements in support of the National Healthcare Day of Action on April 15, 2020. Watch the video below and we (Black Rose Anarchist Federation) have reproduced their statement below.

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Strategy and Tactics for a Revolutionary #Anarchism

As COVID-19 continues to spread, triggering an unprecedented global crisis, we need to take up the challenging task of both responding to the urgency of the moment and positioning ourselves for the post-pandemic period, which remains uncertain. This will require a critical engagement with strategy and tactics that are tied to a long-term vision. To this end, we are republishing the first English translation of Estrategia y táctica para un anarquismo revolucionario

Written by Lusbert, a libertarian communist based in Spain, Strategy and Tactics for a Revolutionary Anarchism lays the foundation for exploring fundamental questions related to class struggle, building popular power, strategy, assessing the correlation of forces, building a revolutionary program and communications infrastructure — all of which we need to develop if we want to have a meaningful influence over this rapidly changing and disorienting political moment.

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