George Orwell Reviews Mein Kampf: “He Envisages a Horrible Brainless Empire” (1940) Open Culture Orwell displays his remarkable foresight in a fascinating book review, published in March 1940, of Adolf Hitler’s notorious autobiography Mein Kampf. In the review, the author deftly cuts to the root of Hitler’s toxic charisma, and, along the way, anticipates themes to […]

This video from Austria says about itself: My last vote – about the Austrian Presidential elections December 2016 Hofer / Van der Bellen 27 November 2016 “This is probably the last election for me.“ Gertrude, 89, pensioner from Vienna asked us to publish this video statement. In this video Gertrude, a 89 year old pensioner, […] […]

Trump’s Dark Web of Far Right Militarists Who Want to Attack Iran – Filmmaker Robbie Martin and Paul Jay discuss Trump and Pence’s foreign policy appointments and advisors which include many of the neocons who created The Project for the New American Century, led the U.S. into war with Iraq – and are now targeting […]

Barack and Fidel: A Beyond Bizarre Comparison | Black Agenda Report – by Netfa Freeman “Fidel provided political asylum for freedom fighters who were targets of the F.B.I.’s COINTELPRO, like Assata Shakur, Nehanda Abiodun, Robert and Mable Williams, Guillermo Morales, Charlie Hill and others.” With less than a month left before the end of the […]

Frank Pignatelli , “Ethical Leadership Development as Care of the Self: A Foucauldian Perspective,” Schools 12, no. 2 (Fall 2015): 198-213. DOI: 10.1086/683214 This essay addresses the care of the self as an important aspect in the development of educational leaders. It draws upon Michel Foucault’s analysis of power and its relationship to his understanding […] […]

San Francisco Bay View » The need for a united front against fascism – If there was ever a time to organize around a United Front Against Fascism, it is now. We need to organize our communities to utilize whatever ability we have to create change. Working within the limited scope of power of our […]

Long live the spirit of Komrade W.L. Nolen | Moorbey’z Blog – For those who are not familiar with W.L. Nolen, this beautiful New Afrikan brotha was one of the founders of the Black Liberation Movement in the California Prison System, along with Comrade George Jackson. Comrade W.L. Nolen was instrumental in shaping and molding […]

Relativism and Castro – Craig Murray – I am open to the idea that revolutionary change requires revolutionary justice for a short period. The example of Egypt, back under an appalling military dictatorship, shows what happens when a decent leader like Morsi is too kind or timid to solidify revolutionary change by a wholesale clean-out […]

Deborah Lipstad’s double standard on white nationalism and Jewish nationalism – [Mondoweiss] // Lipstadt is advocating a double standard. If she is going to criticize white nationalism as a white supremacist ideology, then what about Jewish nationalism? Palestinians routinely describe the Zionist regime in Israel Palestine as Jewish supremacy; and there is plenty of evidence […]

The Untold Story of Cuba’s Support for African Independence Movements Under Fidel Castro | Democracy Now! – Across the developing world, former Cuban President Fidel Castro was viewed as a hero who stood up to the United States and assisted Marxist guerrillas and revolutionary governments around the world. In the 1970s, he sent Cuban troops […]

What Do U.S. Anti-Fascists Actually Believe? A Reply to “On Antifa: Some Critical Notes” – by Tom (Philly Antifa) and Bernard and Mollie (NYC Antifa) For many years, until early 2016, the U.S. antifascist movement was small and relatively stable in numbers, with only occasional national mobilizations. This year, however, new groups started springing up, […]

Black America and the passing of Fidel Castro – Bill Fletcher Jr – For any Black American who knows anything about the history of the Western Hemisphere, both Cuba and Haiti have a special significance. Haiti, of course, for successfully ousting the French in 1803 and forming the second republic in the Americas; a Black […]

I CARE – Germany: Far-right Freital terrorist group charged – 15/11/2016- Federal prosecutors confirmed on Tuesday that the seven men and one woman – aged between 19 and 38 – have been accused of forming the “Gruppe Freital,” and carrying out five attacks on refugee and leftwing centers. All eight have been in custody since […]

“Let Us Be Moors” | Middle East Research and Information Project – published in MER229 “Seamos moros!” wrote the Cuban poet and nationalist José Martí in 1893, in support of the Berber uprising against Spanish rule in northern Morocco. “Let us be Moors…the revolt in the Rif…is not an isolated incident, but an outbreak of […]

ABORIGINAL NEWS GROUP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DR. FIDEL ALEJANDRO CASTRO RUZ | APNS Novaĵagentejo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABORIGINAL NEWS GROUP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DR. FIDEL ALEJANDRO CASTRO RUZ A Communiqué from the ANG Public Information Bureau: To the Sovereign People of La República de Cuba To the International Indigenous Community To […]

Relativism and Castro – Craig Murray – I am open to the idea that revolutionary change requires revolutionary justice for a short period. The example of Egypt, back under an appalling military dictatorship, shows what happens when a decent leader like Morsi is too kind or timid to solidify revolutionary change by a wholesale clean-out […]