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New CABN branch in Joinville
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana | anarchist movement | news report Thursday March 01, 2012 00:08 by Coletivo Anarquista Bandeira Negra - CABN ca-bn at riseup dot net
On 11 February 2012, members of the Organização Dias de Luta from Joinville met with members of the Coletivo Anarquista Bandeira Negra (CABN) from Florianópolis with the aim of bringing the two organizations together. The discussions dealt with the existing affinity regarding especifist organized anarchism, active within the social struggles, and the need for programmatic and organizational strategy involving different cities in the state of Santa Catarina. [Português]
New CABN branch in Joinville
On 11 February 2012, members of the Organização Dias de Luta from Joinville met with members of the Coletivo Anarquista Bandeira Negra (CABN) from Florianópolis with the aim of bringing the two organizations together. The discussions dealt with the existing affinity regarding especifist organized anarchism, active within the social struggles, and the need for programmatic and organizational strategy involving different cities in the state of Santa Catarina.
It was decided that the Organização Dias de Luta from now on ceases to exist and has become a part of the Coletivo Anarquista Bandeira Negra, which now has two branches - Joinville and Florianópolis. The newspaper "Palavras de Luta" (Fighting Words) now becomes the CABN newsletter and a vehicle for propaganda which will be used to provide information on the progress of the social struggles in the two cities, as well as to promote theoretical writing on anarchism.
In the coming months we will be extending the constructive discussions to other anarchists in our region, expanding links with other organizations and, supported by effective action in the combative social movements, strengthening our struggles and seeking to build true Popular Power - built from the ground up, with direct democracy, horizontal structures, federalism and self-management.
We take this opportunity to reassert our acceptance of the principles of and our political and ideological ties to the Forum of Organized Anarchism (FAO) and its member organizations.
Coletivo Anarquista Bandeira NegraFebruary 2012
Translation by FdCA - International Relations Office.
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ZACF Greetings to the Federação Anarquista do Rio de Janeiro (FARJ) on its 10th Anniversary 23:00 Sun 08 Sep 0 comments
Dear comrades of the FARJ, It is with great honour that we send greetings to you on your tenth anniversary (30th August 2013) and in commemorating ten years of militant commitment to the arduous task of building a counter-power that can advance towards libertarian socialism, to anarchy.
The organizations that make up the CAB 20:11 Wed 06 Jun 0 comments
Some information about the various organizations in the Brazilian Anarchist Coordination. [Português]
Report on the Internal Education Seminar of the Fórum do Anarquismo Organizado - Southern Region 18:53 Thu 22 Mar 0 comments
An internal education seminar for the Forum of Organized Anarchism (FAO) was held in Florianopolis (Santa Caterina state) on 17-18 March 2012. [Português]
1st Internal Educational Seminar of the Fórum do Anarquismo Organizado - South-East Region 17:04 Tue 24 Jan 0 comments
Declaration by the 1st Internal Educational Seminar of the Fórum do Anarquismo Organizado - South-East Region, held in Rio de Janeiro on 21 and 22 January 2012. [Português]
OASL - Change of Name and Entry into the FAO 16:03 Tue 03 May 0 comments
Change of Name and Entry into the FAO [Português]
Presentation Letter of the Pró-Coletivo Anarquista Organizado de Joinville 23:43 Sat 03 Oct 0 comments
The present document is the first public document of Pró-CAO (Pró – Coletivo Anarquista Organizado / Pro – Organized Anarchist Collective) of Joinville, Santa Catarina, in which we will try to present our project for the construction of an organized anarchist policy with an ideologically revolutionary program.
2nd Pró-FASP Encounter - Final Notes, Documents and Photos 19:06 Mon 27 Jul 0 comments
Final notes from the 2nd Encounter towards an Anarchist Federation of São Paulo and documents distributed or read at the Encounter: "Points of Departure", "Theory: Especifismo as a Form of Anarchist Organisation"" and the "Initial Greeting". There are also some photos. [Português]
Federação Anarquista Gaúcha campaign against all politicians 18:58 Mon 18 Jul 1 comments
The FAG in Brazil are launching a campaign on the streets of Porto Alegre for direct democracy and against all politicans
Note regarding 5th FAG Congress 00:05 Thu 19 May 1 comments
[Brazil] We are please to announce to our comrades, supporters, groups and organizations that on 7th May, our Organization concluded the last round of its highest decion-making organ, the General Congress.
Social Classes and Bureaucracy in Bakunin Nov 04 0 comments
This article – almost fully extracted from my book Teoria Bakuniniana do Estado [Bakuninian Theory of the State] – aims to realize a brief discussion on the theory of social classes and bureaucracy elaborated by Mikhail Bakunin in his anarchist period. What are the criteria that define the social classes? Which are the social classes? Are there dominant and oppressed classes? How can class struggle be defined? What is bureaucracy? How does it relate to other social strata? These are some of the questions the text tries to answer.
Thoughts on Commitment, Responsibility and Self-discipline Jan 24 0 comments
Brazil: Elements For a Historical Reconstitution of Our Current Jan 10 1 comments
Ten years of the Forum of Organised Anarchism (Fórum do Anarquismo Organizado – FAO) were commemorated with the foundation of the Brazilian Anarchist Coordination (Coordenação Anarquista Brasileira – CAB), uniting organisations from nine states around especifista anarchism as well as others that are progressively approaching and deepening organisational ties with us. In this text, we present a first contribution, with a few elements for a historical reconstitution of our current, that is, anarchism of the especifista matrix, in Brazil. We hope that other contributions can help boost it or, possibly, correct the information presented here.
Towards a Libertarian Theory of Power - part 2 Jul 12 0 comments
"Towards a Libertarian Theory of Power" is a series of elaborated reviews about books or articles by authors from the libertarian camp who discuss power. Its objective is to present a contemporary literature of authors who treat the theme in question and contribute elements for the elaboration of a libertarian theory of power, that could contribute to the elaboration of a method of analysis of reality and of strategies of libertarian basis, to be utilised by individuals and organisations. Originally published in Portuguese on the site Estratégia e Análise. [Português] [Part 1: Ibáñez and Libertarian Political Power]
Social Anarchism & Organisation: Concentric Circles Aug 13 1 comments
The specific anarchist organisation uses, both for its internal and external functioning, the logic of what we call "concentric circles" - strongly inspired by the Bakuninist organisational model. The main reason that we adopt this logic of functioning is because, for us, the anarchist organisation needs to preserve different instances of action. These different instances should strengthen its work while at the same time allowing it to bring together prepared militants with a high level of commitment and approximating people sympathetic to the theory or practice of the organisation - who could be more or less prepared and more or less committed. In short, the concentric circles seek to resolve an important paradox: the anarchist organisation needs to be closed enough to have prepared, committed and politically aligned militants, and open enough to draw in new militants. [Italiano]more >>
Message to the Founding Congress of the Brazilian Anarchist Co-ordination (CAB) Jun 04 FAG 0 comments
In the days of June, in Rio de Janeiro, organised anarchism in Brazil will experience its greatest contemporary historical event. The Anarchist Congress, that will bring together groups from about 10 states across the country in debates, agreements and resolutions to act with common principles and tactics on the Brazilian reality, has a very special significance. Our conviction, in a more than 10 year process, says that militant anarchism holds indispensable contributions to the struggles for anti-capitalist social change. The meeting of militant forces that embody the same concept of work in co-ordination is a fundamental step in the journey of building political organisation that doesn’t just start now. [Português]
A further step forward in the advancement of Especifista Anarchism in northeastern Brazil has been made. Meeting in Recife, we sought to further the debate on Especifism and the structuring of political groupings in our region, with a view to strengthening and consolidating our movement. [Português]
Foundation of the Federação Anarquista de São Paulo (FASP) Nov 26 FASP 0 comments
The Federação Anarquista de São Paulo (FASP - Anarchist Federation of São Paulo) was founded on 18th November 2009! Though already in existence under the name Pro-FASP since early 2008, the organization was formally founded at an event last weekend that brought together FASP members together with delegates from the Federação Anarquista do Rio de Janeiro (FARJ). [Português] [Français][Italiano]
"Socialismo Libertário", No. 17 May 06 FAO 1 comments
The April-June edition of "Socialismo Libertário", jointly published by the FAO groups, is now available.
Brazil: "Socialismo Libertário", No.15 out now Jun 20 Forum for Organized Anarchism 0 comments
The journal "Socialismo Libertário" is published quarterly by the Fórum do Anarquismo Organizado (FAO - Forum of Organized Anarchism). The current issue is now available and can be downloaded in PDF format.more >>