Author Archives: aboriginalpress

James Mayer // Op-Ed: What’s Missing from the Dakota Access Pipeline Story? – The Commentator

Op-Ed: What’s Missing from the Dakota Access Pipeline Story? – The Commentator – The Standing Rock Sioux oppose Dakota Access because it destroys their cultural heritage by damaging sacred sites, destroying traditional burial grounds, and degrading ancestral lands, and this is the foundation of their legal challenge to Dakota Access. Central to the community’s legal […]

#Antifa News Brief // 17 January, 2018

H&M appoints diversity leader after racist ‘monkey hoodie’ ad – Daily Sabah – H&M said late Tuesday on its Facebook page that the group’s “commitment to addressing diversity and inclusiveness is genuine, therefore we have appointed a global leader, in this area, to drive our work forward.” The Stockholm-based company reiterated that “the recent incident […]

The Yellow Book // Secret Salvadoran military document from the civil war era catalogued “enemies,” many killed or disappeared

The Yellow Book: National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 486 Posted – September 28, 2014 in recognition of International Right to Know Day Project Collaborators: Kate Doyle, Senior Analyst and Director The Evidence Project, National Security Archive Carlos Osorio, Analyst and Director Southern Cone Documentation Project, National Security Archive Angelina Snodgrass Godoy, Director Center […]

4thWorldRadyo // Dialectical Disorder: An Indigenist Critique of Activism; Radicalism and Rational Self-Defence in an Era of Cultural and Political Revisionism

Summary: @TheAngryindian begins 2018 with a (harsh) spoken-word critique of North American activism; the bad-jacketing of historical and contemporary Antifascism and a brief deconstruction of the problems caused when ethnic liberation movements decide to make allowances for direction-less patterns of cultural-Machiavellianism; ideological constructions of acceptable xenophobia and a lax, pseudo-revolutionary perspective when it comes to […]

Many Japanese Don’t See the Problem With Blackface on New Year’s Eve TV · Global Voices

Mas Urano //Many Japanese Don’t See the Problem With Blackface on New Year’s Eve TV · Global Voices – The show, whose title roughly translates as “Definitely No Laughing: American Police 24 Hours” (絶対に笑ってはいけないアメリカンポリス24時), is a spin-off of a long-running comedy variety series in Japan called “Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!!”, commonly abbreviated […]

White Supremacy: In Conversation with Ramona Africa & Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz | Prison Radio

Contact: Gwen Debrow ( Website: Date & Time: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 – 18:00 to 21:00 Location: Recital Hall Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home, invites you to our second episode of Inside the Activist Studio, featuring Ramona Africa in conversation with Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz. Join […]

The Debate Over Cornel West’s Critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates

Thursday, January 04, 2018 By Ejike Obineme, Truthout | Op-Ed // Too Terrified to Enter an Arena of Ideas? The Debate Over Cornel West’s Critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates – Coates’s inability to mount a persistent, forceful critique of Obama is much of West’s gripe with the man who in 2015 became one of the recipients […]