Mutual Aid Is Essential To Our Survival

By Dean Spade, Truthout. -

When the COVID-19 pandemic emerged as a crisis in the U.S. in early 2020, people all over the country started coordinating to deliver groceries and prescriptions to vulnerable people, making and [...]

The Future Of Pandemic Solidarity

By Colectiva Sembrar, Red Pepper. -

In their recent book Pandemic Solidarity, Colectiva Sembrar (Sowing Seeds Collective) collected first-hand experiences from around the world of people creating their own narratives of solidarity [...]

Health Justice And Black Liberation: Shay-Akil McLean

By Gwendolyn Wallace and Roberto Sirvent, Black Agenda Report. -

The way that people treat each other has biological consequences, meaning that our relationships to one another, institutions, and resources are directly linked to quality of life, life [...]

Solidarity, Direct Action, And Self-Determination: Kasa Invisível

By Meghan McGee, GEO-coop. -

The Zapatistas have said the best solidarity anyone can offer is to start their own social centers, projects, movements, and revolutions wherever they are based. In Belo Horizonte, the capital [...]

Why Anarchism Is Dangerous

By Dana Ward and Paul Messersmith-Glavin, Anarchist Agency. -

Anarchists frighten privileged elites and their authoritarian followers not simply because the primary goals of the movement have been to abolish the sources of elite power – the state, [...]

Volunteers Mobilize In Aftermath Of Oregon Fires

By Shane Burley, Al Jazeera. -

Portland, United States - Hunter Bombadier has spent the better part of the past year protesting for an end to police violence and anti-Black racism – and supporting communities hit hard by the [...]

This Is America: Prisoners In The Crosshairs, Mutual Aid Fire Relief

By It's Going Down. -

On this episode, we have a special report from Perilous Chronicle, about how prisoners are directly impacted by the climate change fueled wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. This audio report [...]

The Black Panther Party’s Multiracial Anti-Fascism

By Yoav Litvin, ROAR Magazine. -

In the late 60s and 70s, the Black Panther Party (BPP) embodied the vanguard of the revolution and anti-fascist, anti-racist action in the United States. The BPP formed an inclusionary, [...]

Kenosha: Officers In Unmarked Vehicles Arrest Activists Trying To Serve Free Food

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Soon after their Wednesday arrival in Kenosha, Wisconsin, eight volunteers from Seattle-based Riot Kitchen who planned to distribute free food to protesters were arrested by law enforcement [...]

Common Ground Collective Teaches Us About Surviving Crisis Together

By Shane Burley, Waging Nonviolence. -

It started in Malik Rahim’s kitchen, as the waters from the broken levees continued to flow through New Orleans’ lower 9th Ward. A small group of activists from the city and Austin, Texas, [...]

New York City’s Newest Neighborhood: Abolition Park

By Amba Guerguerian, The Indypendent. -

At the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, City Hall Park lies in a cold-stone land where law and order rule. The area is defined by French Renaissance-style courthouses and municipal buildings. The [...]

Mutual Aid Unites NYC Neighbors Facing COVID-19

By James Ives, News Medical. -

Nancy Perez, a 45-year-old resident of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, contracted COVID-19 in March. She stayed quarantined in her room for a month to isolate from her two sons [...]

Paralyzed Companies Rescued By An ‘Army’ Of Volunteer Workers

By Jessica Dos Santos, Russia Today. -

The Productive Workers' Army (EPO) is a grassroots movement composed of Venezuelan workers that came together in 2014. They dedicate their volunteer labor to rescuing various companies that have [...]

Human Solidarity And A Global Health Commons

By Christian Laval, ROAR Magazine. -

The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of the most fundamental features of the human condition: the solidarity that exists between humans across borders, between humans and all other living beings, as [...]

Today’s Revolution Includes Kale, Medical Care And Help With Rent

By Rinku Sen, ZocaloPublicSquare.org. -

In recent months, members of progressive direct-action organizations have developed new systems for checking on their neighbors, dropping off food and medicine, providing protective personal [...]

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