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Black Autonomy Podcast

May 10, 2021

This episode discusses how movements can connect mutual aid efforts and survival programs to build a survival economy. Lorenzo and JoNina's discussion places emphasis on the need to move beyond being passive consumers in order to foment a revolutionary alternative that can be transition to stateless socialism. They look...


Mar 15, 2021

This episode discusses some of the Black civil rights protests and anti-klan movements that practiced armed self-defense. Certain groups were linked to the NAACP and defended protesters at Southern civil rights marches. These self-defense groups laid the foundation for the emergence of the Black Panther Party in 1966,...


Feb 17, 2021

This episode of Black Autonomy discusses building a poor people's survival movement to mobilize masses of working-class and poor people around immediate needs while advancing towards revolution. 

This episode was produced by a collaboration between writer William C. Anderson (@williamcson), Black Autonomy Federation,...


Jan 27, 2021

Dual power can be explained as the building of a transitional program for political, social, and economic transformation. By creating survival programs to oppose state power we can develop a new type of autonomous public sector when the state intentionally oppresses and abandons people. This is how to go beyond protest...


Jan 8, 2021

In this premiere episode of Black Autonomy Podcast, JoNina and Lorenzo introduce the podcast and discuss elections, the Democratic Party, and political power in Black politics while proposing direct democracy as an alternative.

This episode was produced by a collaboration between writer William C. Anderson (@williamcson