n/a There are preliminary ideas about anarchism and the difficulty it faces. The short piece of writing is sombre in places but ends on a positive note. It is an attempt to separate anarchism from other ideologies.
Why are Anarchists and Libertarians divided over Rojava? In my opinion the best attitude towards Rojava is “supportive and being critical” at the same time. Criticizing it alone and keeping distance from it does not benefit our current anarchist movement. This attitude again shows incapability of recognizing the reality of the movement, and would bring the b […]
none This is by an author who summerized the " 60's civil war in the U.S." in a few short paragraphs. I add in a long intro slamming the media etc. for reducing the 60's to ONLY the civil rights movement (leaving out the more radical/revolutionary currants like the Black Panthers), and the peace movement (leaving out the equally massive i […]
The heroic Bil'in, Niilin, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, Ma'sara, and Sheikh Jarrah keep the weekly flame from extinguishing. It is hard for many activists when the real meaning of the struggle are not concrete achievable gains, but a global worldwide struggle. This week, the concrete and the global merged when the struggle against the destruction of Susiya […]
The main means of all ruling elites throughout history to force the people to submit to their rule was to recruit metaphysical powers - magic, deities and other kinds of lies to frighten people into submission and accepting authority. People who challenge these lies were the main enemy of the rulers all along history.
Debate among Anarchists over Raising Demands A response to Crimethinc's statement, "Why We Don't Make Demands." Wayne argues that revolutionary anarchists should propose to movements which they are part of to raise militant, radical, demands. Done in dialogue with the people, it moves the struggle forward and challenges the state and the […]
A couple of hundred people came to the pro choice solidarity rally in Dublin, Ireland last nigh organised by the WSMt. It was called to protest against the prosecution of a women in Belfast for supplying her daughter with the abortion pill.
At noon, in the border town of Suruç in Turkish Kurdistan, a bomb ripped through the bodies of communists, socialists, and anarchists who were on their way to assist in the rebuilding of Kobane. Tens of people were killed, many more injured. One Black Rose member was present assisting in preparations for a campaign to support the rebuilding of Kobane and Roj […]
Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet (DAF) statement on the bombing of the Amara Cultural Center in Suruç (Pîrsus) Yesterday, nearly three hundred people set off from different cities, with the call of Federation of Socialist Youth Associations; in order to rebuilt Kobanê, which was tried to be looted by the ISIS. Today, arriving Suruç (Pîrsus), just before leaving fo […]
Solidarity protests spread across Ireland News broke on the 19th June that a Belfast woman is to stand trial for helping her daughter procure an abortion. In response on 24th June a letter was handed in signed by 215 abortion activists admitting that they are guilty of breaking the law by either taking or helping someone procure the Early Medical Abortion (E […]
Attempted Extension Anarchism is a series of trial to explain the basics of this philosophical and political movement and make them available through the development of short texts on various subjects grouped in themes. All text can be found using the wording "extension" and the names of topics. ---- The first text is part of the introduction to th […]
Anarchists are still held in custody in Eskisehir. The prosecution have ordered to arrest one extra person (she was detained at her home), so it is 18 people in total. Detained comrades are awaiting trial (it should happen tomorrow (28.7). The judge has demanded extra detention time, normally they should be released after 24 hours. ---- It looks like a repea […]
Letter accompanied a recent dole payment. It advertised a 'networking and interview day for Irish Teachers DIRECTLY with UK schools' (emphasis in original). The exclamation mark in the letter's heading - 'Teaching Opportunities in the UK!' - illustrates neatly how readily, even enthusiastically the Irish state is prepared to export I […]
Black Rose / Rosa Negra is publishing this news summary as a notice to our friends and comrades who are members of teachers' unions in the United States about the brutal war-mongering activities of the Turkish state and their repression of the segments of the labor movement that have been in solidarity with Rojava and the Kurdish Freedom Movement. Teach […]
In 2012, at the founding conference of our organization, First of May Anarchist Alliance (M1), members of the anarchist and libertarian journal, The Utopian, were in attendance. There were several discussions of affiliation and movement towards building a collaborative political tendency between M1 and The Utopian. The reality being that there already existe […]
Anarsi Inisiyatifi'nin verdigi bilgiye göre, "Eskisehir anmas?nda 17 yoldas?m?z gözalt?na After lengthy procedures between collectives, a new chapter in the organizational history of the anarchist movement in Greece attempted to open. ---- For two years he held an unprecedented political dialogue, with a huge agenda that covers most of the issues c […]
The following was posted on the Bristol Solidarity Network facebook page: ---- Comms Blockade of slum landlord, tomorrow (Tues 21st) please spread widely: ---- We need to have maximum involvement to ensure maximum pressure on this slum landlord. ---- Thanks. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you can to tell us how your call / email we […]
SEATTLE SOLIDARITY NETWORK: ---- "We won the Meniz wage-theft fight!! After months of making trouble for the Meniz Company (and their client, CWD) in every way we could think of, we have finally forced the bosses to pay Jose, in full. He got his money this afternoon. ---- "This win belongs to everyone who came to the demand actions, sat in the plan […]
Adopted for the second time on June 16 by 49-3 in the Assembly, the Macron law is now 115 articles, 19 orders and many come regressions. Illustration in trade, where employees are determined not to let it go. ---- For Brecht, "in any idea, you have to look at who she goes and who she is; only then will we understand its effectiveness. " What connec […]
The first half of 2015 follows with government policies harmful PT / PMDB ensuring maximum profits for the business and financial capital (national and international), and the attack on the rights of the people. It is clear that women, blacks, indigenous, poor and peasants are excluded from these policies, touched by the executive together with a conservativ […]