Category Capitalism

Zimbabwe mining threatened by foreign payment delays – CNBC Africa

Zimbabwe mining threatened by foreign payment delays – CNBC Africa – Mining generates more than half of Zimbabwe’s foreign exchange and should be given priority by the central bank when making offshore payments, Chamber of Mines economist Pardon Chitsuro told a parliamentary committee. Zimbabwe introduced a so-called bond note currency, which is denominated in U.S. […]

Archived Press Release: Why We are Occupying Bernie Sanders’ Burlington Office: (April 26, 1999)

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 09:21:29 -0400 From: Will Miller [] Subject: Occupying Bernie Sander’s Burlington Office with follow-up Instant Antiwar Action Group Contact: Will Miller Press Release – April 26th, 1999: Why We are Occupying Bernie Sander’s Burlington Office: [Burlington, VT] I am writing on behalf of the anarcho-socialist-feminist and anti-racist left in Vermont, […]


The U.S. rationale for occupying Haiti in 1915 was to supposedly restore political order and maintain economic stability in Haiti. Instead, given its chicanery, the U.S. occupation of Haiti has led to unintended and negative consequences for Haiti. These consequences include, but are not limited to the U.S. gaining complete control of Haitian finances; the […]

▶ Inside The Ku Klux Klan: KKK Explain Their Plan For Expansion – YouTube

Ku Klux Klan (KKK) – Terrorist Group History – Objectives: The KKK’s is a white supremacist group. It holds that only white, heterosexual Christians deserve civil rights. Its original mandate, to reverse the equality granted African -Americans after the Civil War has expanded as the social demographics of the United States have changed. It also […]

4th World Radyo: The Hidden American Gulag: TheAngryindian Speaks with George Mallinckrodt | APNS Public Radyo

Summary:  TheAngryindian speaks with US Psychotherapist and Prisoner Rights Advocate George C. Mallinckrodt, ( / Twitter – @GeoMallinckrodt) author of ‘Getting Away With Murder: A True Story‘ (2014) based on the tragic and violent death of Darren Rainey, a mentally-challenged state of Florida prison inmate who was literally ‘cooked to death’ while in custody as a punishment by vindictive […]

Freed from prison, but they’re still paying the price

A bill in the state Legislature would have made changes in Michigan,but it died last week for lack of support when the 2013-14 session came to a close early Friday. Those who did support the measure, Democrat and Republican, say exonerees deserve state-sponsored financial help. Even parolees in Michigan receive assistance with housing, medical care, […]

At the UN, Obama invokes Ferguson: ‘We welcome the scrutiny of the world’ – The Washington Post

“We welcome the scrutiny of the world – because what you see in America is a country that has steadily worked to address our problems and make our union more perfect,” Obama said. “America is not the same as it was 100 years ago, 50 years ago, or even a decade ago. Because we fight […]

Capitalism Plus Dope Equals Genocide

[By Michael Cetewayo Tabor – (Political Prisoner, NY 21) – Black Panther Party, USA ] Drug addiction in the colonized ghettos of America has constituted a major problem for over 15 years. Its use is so widespread that it can – without fear of exaggeration – be termed a “plague”. It has reached epidemic proportions, […]

Fruit of the Poisonous Tree : Biological Warfare and the Value of Black Life « Why You Mad Son Entertainment

The revolution of the mind continues…We have been watching the Ebola case with a curious eye for awhile now And it has caused us to reflect on the horrid and heinous history Western and European countries have with biological warfare and human experimentation… And the nefarious practice of using the powerless as guinea pigs.Is a […]

More Police Will Never Be a Solution to Black America’s Woes | The Nation

Fact is, black people can also be complicit in upholding the system of racism, having internalized the idea of black criminality and inferiority. Consider that during the 1980s, at the dawn of the crack epidemic, the War on Drugs had the support of many black activists. They saw it as a means of cleaning up […]

Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per Household – The Daily Beast

Ferguson PDMichael DalyMichael DalyU.S. News08.22.14Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per HouseholdIn the chamber where Officer Darren Wilson received a commendation six months before killing Michael Brown, a minor court generates major money from the city’s poor and working people.The Ferguson Police have now released a video that shows police Officer Darren […]

Far Right Says Michael Brown’s Raps Show He Was ‘A Criminal And A Thug’

FrontPage magazine, the online home of David Horowitz, whose self-described mission is to battle the radical left, labeled Brown “a criminal and a thug” in it summary of his character, which featured the rap lyrics.”The fact that Brown liked performing thug music obviously doesn’t by itself make him a thug, but it does provide insight […]

Nine Lives of a Black Panther: A Story of Survival | Afro

The Declaration of Independence states that “All men are created equal” and “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights,” namely, “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The sacrosanct document further stipulates that when people are denied those rights by the government, “it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such […]

Article: Race Will Continue to Haunt Rand Paul | OpEdNews

There’s still the shadow of his widely quoted smoking gun interview with the Louisville Courier Journal in 2010 in which he blew off the 1964 Civil Rights Act as a slap against private businesses’ right to racially discriminate. When asked to explain, he did the obligatory disavowal of racism, but did not back away from […]

Financial Juneteenth | Dame Dash Says Brand Expert Had Jay-Z Associated With Confederate Flag For a Check

In the clip, Dash says Black America is “the most retarded culture in the world,” for not sticking together. He discusses how slavery has perpetuated the cultural belief that when a person is successful, they can not share that success for fear of losing it. “For some reason, when Black people get something, they think […]

A Conversation Between Frank Lucas and Nicky Barnes – Money 2007 — New York Magazine

And so, three decades after their heyday, these former street titans are still generating commerce. This makes sense, as both insist they were businessmen, first and foremost. The trick for an ambitious black man in the seventies dope game was to minimize the sway of the Italian distributors who had controlled the Harlem scene for […]

Kenyan Supermodel Says She Whitened Her Skin Because Nicki Minaj and Rihanna Did It | Naturally Moi

Skin whitening can be dangerous but Sidika says she has to stay beautiful and for her, staying beautiful means staying as light as chemically possible.“Looking good is my business,” she said, according to Page Six. “My body is my business, nobody else’s but mine.”Thanks in part to celebrities like Sidika, self hatred is a booming […]

Financial Juneteenth | Dr Boyce Video: The United Negro College Fund and the Koch Brothers – Financial best buddies?

In this video, Dr Boyce Watkins discusses the recent $25 million dollar gift from David and Charles Koch to The United Negro College Fund. The money was meant to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCUs and education African American college students.Dr. Watkins asks whether or not UNCF President Michael Lomax should be criticized for […]

47 Percent of Wrongfully Convicted Exonerees Are African American

[ via Twitter: @blackmale61 ] “Black defendants continue to be over-represented among exonerees, particularly in sexual assault, robbery and drug cases. As we noted last year, the disparity is greatest in sexual assault cases. Black defendants constitute 25 percent of prisoners incarcerated for rape, but 61 percent of those exonerated for such crimes,” reported the […]

National Black Church Boycotts NPR Over “Tell Me More” Cancelation | Naturally Moi

“NPR has abandoned the African American community, and we must turn a deaf ear to you,” Evans explained.NPR Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Kinsey Wilson insists that the network still works hard to reach minorities.“We’re in a different era than we were, even in five or six years ago,” Wilson said. “There is […]

The Real Reason Why Mos Def Yasiin Bey May’ve Been Banned From the U.S. | Black Like Moi

Bey no longer lives in the US, having moved to South Africa. He recently told Rolling Stone about the move: “I lived in Brooklyn 33 years of my life. I thought I’d be buried in that place. And around seven years ago, I was like, you know, ‘I gotta go, I gotta leave.’“It’s very hard […]

A Hip Hop Clothing Store in Malawi Called “Niggers” By David Sylvester

[] What I found was a store selling what the owner called ‘hip hop’ style clothing . It was manned by two gentlemen — one of them asleep! Talk about living up to or in this case down to a stereotype I asked the guys what was up with the store name. After hearing my […]

When Gentrification Brings Racism to the ‘Hood – News & Views – EBONY

So when the students came knocking, I welcomed the opportunity to explore the study’s questions. How many times had I been a victim of racism at work and in Bed-Stuy? How were my stress levels altered due to these experiences? What are the demographics of my ideal neighborhood? Three times I met with students, each […]

Lisa Pease: The Mysterious Death of a UN Hero | Consortiumnews

While a few authors have looked into and written about the strange facts of the crash in the years since the last official inquiry in 1962, none did a more thorough reinvestigation than Dr. Susan Williams, a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London, whose book Who Killed Hammarskjöld? […]

Lucy Parsons Center – Biography Of Lucy Parsons – by IWW

Little is known about the early life of Lucy Parsons. She had an African American, Native American, and Mexican ancestry. She was born in Texas around 1853, during the Civil War Era, and it is likely that her parents were slaves. During her lifetime, in order to disguise her racial origins in a prejudiced society, […]

Cali State Laws Prevent Abusive Police from Being Banned Like Donald Sterling – Hip-Hop and Politics

In the past when we’ve written about POBOR, many have dismissed the conversation and called it overacting and conspiracy theory. It’s hard for many to accept that those they trust with authority would routinely cross the line. It’s either that or they mistakenly think such abuse will only visit ‘those Black and Brown folks who […]

Reality Checks: The Afrikan’s American Dream | The Onyx Express | Black UC Berkeley News, Arts, Culture, and Events

Stories that resemble Kwame’s are ubiquitous across America and they serve as a reminder of the very real, bumpy, twisted and long road it takes to fulfill a dream in the US. There are so many ideas that Africans have about the quintessential American dream; ideas that often drastically change upon their arrival in the […]

The Function of Black Rage | The Nation

You don’t get to define progress in a struggle that is not your own. It’s really that simple. You inevitably bring to that analysis an outsider’s perspective, and from that vantage point, progress of any measure looks astounding. It’s particularly awe-inspiring if it allows you to feel less implicated in the reason for that struggle. […]

The Congo Still Ravaged By U.S.-Funded Conflict And Plunder

“The U.S. has financed and given overall direction to the worst genocide since World War II,” says Glen Ford, editor of the Black Agenda Report, the leading website on U.S. policy towards Africa. “Since 1996, Washington has drenched Congo’s eastern provinces in the blood of over six million people. The governments of Rwanda and Uganda, […]

Facebook meme blames Great Society for large rise in African-American fatherlessness | PolitiFact

Douglas J. Besharov, a public policy professor at the University of Maryland, said the official data on black marriage from the early- to mid-20th century is unreliable. It was not uncommon, he said, for black mothers to tell survey-takers that they were separated, when in fact they had never been married, he said. The data […]