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I’D NEVER HEARD of Murray Bookchin, but this American political theorist and his beliefs are celebrated in Rojava, the Democratic Federal System of Northern Syria, and, at one time, in Burlington, Vermont. 737 more words

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Raging Against the Dying of the Light

With just seven days left of his life, Frederick Grainger was an unremarkable man. He had spent much of his thirty years up to that point unemployed, sleeping on the sofas of friends, getting into bar fights, struggling with depression, and doing a pretty good impersonation of someone who would not be remembered beyond his passing. 484 more words

Short Stories

We Make Our Own History

Review: We make our own history: Marxism and Social Movements in the Twilight of Neoliberalism, Laurence Cox and Alf Gunvald Nilsen (Pluto Press, London 2014) 570 more words


Learning about (and from) the Spanish anarchists

Anarchists advocate a society based on voluntary cooperation and mutual aid.   They reject government and corporate bureaucracy and the profit motive.  They champion personal and political freedom.  1,386 more words


Is America ready for a municipalist movement?

This is the direction I’ve been saying the Left should be moving is for the past 20 years.

By Alexander Kolokotronis

ROAR Magazine

In the era of Trump, we will need to consolidate counter-power via participatory democracy and economic self-management at the local level. 157 more words

Burlington’s Political Revolution and Bernie Sanders' Forgotten Run for Governor

Thesis by Catherine Alison Hill


This thesis is the story of Bernie Sanders, the socialist mayor of Burlington and his campaign for governor of Vermont in 1986. 17,937 more words

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