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How to Win: Blockades in #Canada Point To Climate Solution

There is a path out of the climate crisis and the recent uprising and train blockades across Canada are showing the way.

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Santa Cruz #California: Grad Students Prepare to Launch Full Strike Next Week

California. Following up on our previous coverage of the wildcat strike and work stoppage launched by UC Santa Cruz grad student workers, participant Cameron A. writes on the workers next move: launching a full strike this coming Monday, February 10. See below for how you can follow and support.

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Review: Don’t Throw Lucy Parsons’ #Anarchism Under the Liberal Bus

Lucy Parsons remains an under recognized yet powerful figure of American radicalism. New scholarship into her life and background is welcome but as this review suggests the recently published Goddess of Anarchy by Jacqueline Jones has a number of critical flaws.

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#Tenant Organizing When Rising Rent Isn’t the (Main) Issue

Tenant organizing is once again on the map with much of the attention focused on soaring rents and gentrification in major metropolitan areas such as Los Angeles and the Bay Area. But as Bay Area based Tenant and Neighborhood Councils (TANC) organizer Julian Francis Park writes, tenant organizing has also been taking hold in smaller cities but centered around a different core issue: habitability.

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#PuertoRico: La Colectiva Feminista en Construcción Are Leading the Resistance

The anti-colonial feminist collective, La Cole, played a pivotal in the ouster of former Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and remain on the front lines of numerous struggles.

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One Month Since the Start of the Popular Revolt in #Chile: Feminist and Libertarian Communist Statement

We present to you an analysis on the uprising that has been underway in Chile produced jointly by Black Rose/Rosa Negra (US), Solidaridad (Chile), and Acción Socialista Libertaria – ASL (Argentina). 

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Towards An Anarchist Theory of Power

The following piece by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa reviews contemporary discussions of power from an anarchist perspective and their contributions to a broader theory of power for utilization in building analysis and strategy. To avoid confusion the article title has been changed to refer to an “anarchist theory of power” but we have preserved the articles use of the phrase “libertarian theory of political power” – as outside the U.S. the term “libertarian” has always historically been associated with anarchism

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Raw Deal: Why Statecraft Won’t Solve the Climate Crisis

Speaking on climate crisis and social movements is Seattle, WA based Black Rose/Rosa Negra member Arthur Pye. Providing a survey of the depth of the crisis and various responses, above all Pye stresses that ultimately building popular power outside of the constrains of institutional forces is what will push the dramatic changes necessary.

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Will #Bernie’s Proposals Build Worker Power? Interview With a Swedish Labor Activist

Presidential candidate and open socialist Bernie Sanders announced this week that his campaign is preparing a proposal to encourage employee ownership in large companies. While details are yet to be released, what has been reported so far is the plan would have employers “contribute a portion of their stocks to a fund controlled by employees” that would pay dividends to workers. A second aspect of the proposal would potentially allow workers to become “a powerful voting shareholder” leading to the election of worker representatives on corporate boards. As well, version of this idea has been taken up by Jeremy Corbyn, the leftist leader of the UK Labour Party.

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