The Colours of Resistance Archive is a collection of analysis and tools for liberatory organizing and movement-building.

Topic: Food not Bombs

Let’s Build Liberation: A Conversation with Chris Crass on Anti-Racism and Revolutionary Struggle

Could you give a brief history of your own organizing and activist work? I got into politics in high school when I was 15. My best friend, Mike Rejniak introduced me to politics and punk rock. We had a group … Continue reading

Towards Anti-Racist Politics and Practice: a racial autobiography

part one: “Don’t you know what color you are?” As I walked that picket line, in front of the administration office, I could feel the anxiety and tension growing. I knew that it would be unpopular to protest for Chicano … Continue reading

Race, Anarchy, and Punk Rock: The impact of cultural boundaries within the anarchist movement.

“Yes that’s right, punk is dead … Punk became a fashion just like hippy used to be and it ain’t got a thing to do with you or me.”– lyrics by Crass, The Feeding of the Five Thousand (1978). Ever … Continue reading

But We Don’t Have Leaders: Leadership Development and Anti Authoritarian Organizing

Leadership and leadership development can play important roles in moving forward with our commitment to equality in organizations, movements and society. Leadership development, as defined by organizer Dara Silverman, is working with others to build skills, analysis and confidence. Anti-authoritarian … Continue reading