Wild Rose Collective

Solidarity network or solidarity service?: on the challenges of building a solidarity network

The following originally appears in September 2013 issue of the IWW newspaper, the Industrial Worker, with the title “Building a solidarity network is harder than it seems.” Written by WRC member R. Spourgitis, it is a review of the pamphlet Build Your Own Solidarity Network, by two Seattle Solidarity Network members, and is based on our experiences with this project in Iowa City.

A brief history of the rapprochement process of US class struggle anarchist organizations

A short history of the rapprochement process between US anarchist groups the last few years.

A view from the plains: on organizing in smaller areas of the Midwest

Occupy IC assembly image

A reflection on organizing in areas outside of major metropolises and the last few years of class struggle organizing in eastern Iowa.

Solidarity to the students of Quebec!

A statement of solidarity from Iowa's Wild Rose Collective to the student strikes in Quebec.

May Day and the Fight Back We Need

Occupy Iowa City held a rally and march as part of Occupy May 1st and the national Day of Action / General Strike. This was given as a speech there by Wild Rose Collective member R. Spourgìtis.

Occupy the class war

A member of Wild Rose Collective writes about how Occupy's '99% vs 1%' rhetoric is problematic and who in reality in includes and excludes.

The work and the job - Wild Rose Collective

A piece about the alienation of work and how even work that is directed towards helping people is structured in a way to be about profits over everything else.

The specific anarchist group - Wild Rose Collective

This document from their new member packet explains the type of group that Wild Rose Collective is, and gives some background on the ideas.

A history of Wild Rose Rebellion, 2007-2009

A history of an Iowa-based anarchist group.