Police Abolition And Other Revolutionary Lessons From Rojava

By Hawzhin Azeez. ROAR Magazine. -

In Rojava, Asayish (Internal Security Forces) and HPC (Civil Defense Forces) forces work together in a symbiotic relationship to provide safety and security to the community. The Asayish work [...]

Atlanta Rail Line Shut Down In Solidarity Rojava Kurds

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Report Back From Atlanta On Occupation Of Train Tracks Outside Of Arms Manufacturer Tied To The Turkish State. Around 4:00 pm a crowd of mostly costumed people gathered together for a “Halloween [...]

Eyewitnesses To The Rojava Revolution: Women Empowerment

By Debbie Bookchin, Emre Şahin, and Marina Sitrin, Roarmag.org -

What has been taking place in Rojava is easily one of the most inspiring and exciting experiments in autonomous self-government to ever exist. It is also one of the most massive, and gender [...]

Revolution And Counterrevolution In Rojava

By Fouad Oveisy, Socialistproject.ca -

As I write, the revolution in Rojava is under existential threat. This threat was aggravated by a controversial roller coaster of recent events. After a late Sunday night phone [...]

From Rojava To The Mapuche Struggle: The Kurdish Revolutionary Seed Spreads In Latin America

By Pilar Villanueva, Towardfreedom.org -

For several years, the Kurds have been at the forefront of a revolution in Western Kurdistan (Rojava). Their alternative system to capitalism has resonated all over the globe. Their society is [...]

Nazis, IS, Antifa, The YPG, Democratic Landlords, & The Spanish Civil War

By David Rovics, www.songwritersnotebook.blogspot.com -

By David Rovics in Songwriter's Notebook. The Spanish Civil War has been discussed in the media more in the past few weeks than I can remember in my lifetime. The media has said more nice things [...]

Net Neutrality National Day Of Action, And More

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.popularresistance.org -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Act Out! Net Neutrality ensures that big telecoms like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast etc. can't slow down or restrict your access to any site. If you want to visit my show page [...]

Involve Everyone In Production: Basic Principle Of The Economy In Rojava

By Arzu Demir, www.geo.coop -

By Arzu Demir for Grassroots Economic Organizing - The basic principle of the economic policies of the Assad regime in Rojava was to keep the people poor and deprived in order to maintain their [...]

Newsletter – The Consent Of The Governed

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Governments function because of the consent of the governed. When a government does not serve the needs or interests of the people, it loses its legitimacy [...]

Rojava Revolution – A Look At Co-Operatives & Assemblies

By Andrew Flood, www.anarchism.pageabode.com -

By Andrew Flood for Anarchist Writers - As they have driven ISIS back in northern Syria / Rojava the Kurdish YPG and their allies in the SDF have won increasing visibility in western media. While [...]

Revolution In Rojava: An Antidote To The Crises Of Capitalism

By Steve Rushton, www.occupy.com -

By Steve Rushton for Occupy.com. While our supposed "democracy" is dominated by the 1%, this alternative uses local participative councils to direct society from the bottom up. While across the [...]

Building Democracy Without The State

By Dilar Dirik, www.roarmag.org -

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 [...]

The No State Solution In Kurdistan: Libertarian Socialism Institutionalized

By Alexander Kolokotronis, www.newpol.org -

By Alexander Kolokotronis for New Politics - In what many outside of the territory are referring to as the Rojava Revolution, a major shift in political philosophy and political programmatics has [...]

Thoughts On Rojava: Admiration And Critique

By Janet Biehl and Zanyar Omrani, www.roarmag.org -

By Janet Biehl and Zanyar Omrani for ROAR Magazine - In this interview, independent filmmaker and journalist Zanyar Omrani talks to Janet Biehl about her late companion Murray Bookchin, her trips [...]