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After #lockdown, anti-government protests resume in #Colombia

Colombia. After months of lockdown, during which the state continued to rape, murder and massacre, Colombians are out in the streets again to protest their criminal government.

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Let Empire collapse: why we need a decolonial revolution

Repatriating Indigenous land and organizing anti-state Indigenous-Black-POC Power alternatives is better than pouring resources into the liberal-progressive vote.

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The revolutionary potential of abolitionist demands

Popular demands to abolish the police are not directed at the state, but rather a revolutionary call upon the people to complete the abolition together.

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Hong Kong: Reflecting on an insurrection – An interview with Au Loong-Yu

To celebrate the publication of his new book, Au Loong-Yu joins Roar Mag to talk about the origins, scope and legacy of last year’s Hong Kong rebellion.

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Abolitionism against #pandemic – Policing in the #Philippines

The demand for abolition becomes urgent in the face of a highly militarized response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines.

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Debunking the myths around nonviolent resistance – By Peter Gelderloos

The Floyd rebellion follows a long tradition of movements using a diversity of tactics to achieve their goals, discrediting champions of nonviolence.

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Pandemic pandemonium and the deadly privatization of risk

Angela Mitropoulos’s new book Pandemonium unpacks the deadly structures of power behind the pandemic that changed the world.

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Panthers Forever: Revolution at Home and in Exile

Revolutionary socialism is a quest for freedom, justice and equality through the destruction of capitalist oppression by any means necessary, often including armed struggle against the state.

In the 1960s and 70s, The Black Panther Party (BPP) represented the vanguard of the revolution in the United States. It promoted armed self-defense, a sophisticated educational agenda and outreach to Black communities as well as other oppressed groups in the US and abroad via the Black Panther newspaper. The Panthers’ community work and organizing included free breakfast for school children and health clinics programs.

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The Floyd rebellion: pathway to a revolution?

The Floyd rebellion, if followed by a general strike and People’s Assemblies, can blossom into an instrument of dual power that could radically transform society.

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“Silence is not an option”: Black women make history

Dr. Keisha N. Blain speaks to ROAR about the vital role of Black women leaders in the success of Black political movements in modern US history.

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