Thousands Rally In Barcelona Against Catalonia Secession

By Joseph Wilson, -

By Joseph Wilson for AP - BARCELONA, Spain — Thousands of people were rallying Sunday in downtown Barcelona to protest the Catalan government’s push for secession from the rest of Spain. Many in [...]

The Mapuche’s Cross-Border Struggle For Freedom And Autonomy

By Alejandra Gaitan Barrera and Fionuala Cregan, -

By Alejandra Gaitan Barrera and Fionuala Cregan for IC Magazine - Ever since the incursion of rampant neoliberalism in Chile and Argentina in the 1970s and 1980s, the Mapuche territory or [...]

Ecuador: Power From Below Despite Great Adversity


By CROAR for Roar Magazine. It is a well-known fact that, unfortunately, in natural disasters the ones most affected are always the common people, the same people who suffer disproportionately [...]

Building Democracy Without The State

By Dilar Dirik, -

By Dilar Dirik for Roar Magazine. Rojava - "When people first came to our house a few years ago to ask if our family would like to participate in the communes, I threw stones at them to keep them [...]

Building A Movement For International Seed Sovereignty

By Simone Adler, -

By Simone Adler for Other Worlds Are Possible - Who we are fighting for is every single peasant farmer – more than 200 million – on the planet. People are eager to join hands in building a global [...]

Here’s How To Cop Watch

By Muna Mire, -

By Muna Mire in The Nation - In academic circles, copwatching is considered a form of sousveillance, which translates from the French to “watching from below” and refers to recording or [...]

Communities Organizing Own Emergency Medical Service To Avoid Police

By Candice Bernd, -

By Candice Bernd in Truth Out - When Jens Rushing was working as an emergency medical technician (EMT) for a 911 service in one small Texas city, he was dispatched on a call where he witnessed a [...]

Until We Win: Black Labor & Liberation In The Disposable Era

By Kali Akuno, -

By Kali Akuno in Counterpunch - What the combination of theses efforts will amount to is the creation of Black Autonomous Zones. These Autonomous Zones must serve as centers for collective [...]

Sowing Seeds Of Autonomy

By Samantha Demby, -

By Samantha Demby - On Sunday, July 26, 2015, The Caravan for the “Buen Vivir” of Peoples in Resistance arrived to the community of Paso de la Reina on the southwestern coast of Oaxaca, Mexico. [...]

Women Farmers In Chile Join Together To Create Economic Autonomy

By Marianela Jarroud, -

More than 100 women small farmers from Chile’s southern Patagonia region have joined together in a new association aimed at achieving economic autonomy and empowerment, in an area where machismo [...]

Participatory Democracy In El Salvador

By Beverly Bell, -

It is completely rooted in the people. There is a lot of wisdom in people, and so what leaders have to do is be with the people, listen to the people, and address the issues that the people [...]

From Chiapas To Rojava: Seas Divide Us, Autonomy Binds Us

By Petar Stanchev, -

As the battle for every street and corner of the city intensified, Kobani managed to capture the imagination of the global left — and of left-libertarian groups in particular — as a symbol of [...]

Defying Government, Catalonia Pushes Independence Bid

By Deirdre Fulton, -

The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia has set up a panel to supervise a contested independence referendum next month, despite the opposition of Spain's central government, which has gone [...]