Category Socialism

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, […]

Movement growz to pardon freedom fighter Assata Shakur | Moorbey’z Blog

In 1973 an incident of what would now be called “racial profiling” takes place on the New Jersey Turnpike. Ms. Shakur, actively involved in the Black Liberation Army (BLA), is traveling with Malik Zayad Shakur (no relation) and Sundiata Acoli. State troopers stop them, reportedly because of a broken headlight. A trooper also explains they […]

Alex Constantine’s Anti-Fascist Research Bin: Black Panthers: Omaha Two were Targets of a Secret Police Task Force Codenamed “Domino”

The secret files disclose that the Omaha FBI office Special-Agent-in-Charge, Paul Young, had been under orders from FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to be “imaginative” in developing illegal tactics against the Panthers and that several plans were concocted and implemented under Operation COINTELPRO in the months before the bombing.Hoover’s hidden war on political activists he […]

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, […]

Whiteness in the Psychological Imagination I The Hampton Institute

It is important to have a common understanding of the three critical terms that will be used repeatedly throughout this essay. These terms include psychological imagination, white people, and whiteness. Psychological imagination is used to describe the formulations and definitions of ideas and ideals that pertain to psychology-in the mainstream-as an academic discipline, and to […]

Lee Jasper Official Blog: UKIP, the Metropolitan Police Service and high corruption .

She told me that when she joined UKIP, she assumed the accusations of racism, were just the overblown claims of a hostile press. However as the months passed she became increasingly concerned. Once she had read the draft of Gerard Battens UKIPs Charter for Muslim Understanding, Dismantling Multiculturalism, a rancid and deeply disturbing document, that […]

Fred Hampton 1948-1969

Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an African-American activist and deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP). He was killed while sleeping in his apartment during a raid by a tactical unit of the Cook County, Illinois State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO), in conjunction with the Chicago […]

Bobby Seale – Timeline Photos | Facebook

The Black Panther Party aligned itself and formed coalitions with other progressive organizations including Cesar Chavez’s Farm Workers Movement, AIM (The American Indian Movement), the Asian Red Guard, the Young Lords Movement, the Peace & Freedom Party, SDS, Young Patriots, etc. The Black Panther Party was a powerful grassroots activist organization that formed coalitions seeking […]

Holocausto palestino en Gaza › Cuba › Granma – Órgano oficial del PCC

Las escribo con rapidez solo para dejar constancia de lo que se requiere meditar profundamente.Pienso que una nueva y repugnante forma de fascismo está surgiendo con notable fuerza en este momento de la historia humana, en el que más de siete mil millones de habitantes se esfuerzan por la propia supervivencia.Ninguna de estas circunstancias tiene […]

China Denounces America’s Treatment of African Americans, Minorities | Ipetisut

According to a report of the Working Group of Experts on people of African descent to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations in August 2010, unemployment was a very serious issue for the Afro-descendant community in the United States, with levels of unemployment being, proportionately, four times higher among this population than in […]

POV: Singer Robeson’s granddaughter recalls fight against racism | Neo-Griot

Neo-GriotNeo-GriotKalamu ya Salaam’s information blog About Support Subscribe Breath of Life E-DrumPOV: Singer Robeson’s granddaughter recalls fight against racism BBC6 May 2014 Singer Robeson’s granddaughterrecalls fight against racism By Vincent DowdWitness programme, BBC World ServicePaul Robeson, pictured in 1958, had his passport revoked by the US Government from 1950 – 1958Paul Robeson, pictured in 1958, […]

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, […]

A Kuffiya for Tony Benn: The British Warrior Who ‘Matured with Age’ | Foreign Policy Journal

“Britain should offer its support for this strategy by stopping all arms sales to Israel, introducing trade sanctions and a ban on all investment there together with a boycott of Israeli goods here and make it a condition for the lifting of these measures that Israel complies with these demands at once,” Benn wrote in […]

Herman Wallace and the Political Context of Black Self-Defense w Dhoruba bin-Wahad | I MiX What I Like!

Dhoruba bin-Wahad joins us again, and for those who don’t know, he is a former member of the Black Panther Party, co-founder of the Black Liberation Army, spent 19 years incarcerated as a political prisoner and remains one of the most important political theorists and analysts of our time.I began by asking bin-Wahad about the […]

Jackson, MS Councilman Goes Off, Praises The Late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba | Kulture Kritic

Hello this is De’Keither Stamps and I want to respond to this article in The Clarion Ledger that — Mayor Lumumba is not even in the ground yet, and we’re talking about what’s next? What’s next is a funeral and a memorial service. That’s what’s next. What’s next is mourning period, healing. That’s what’s next. […]

29 Astounding Soviet Propaganda Images Promoting Racial Equality

In his conceptual project, Fiks collected hundreds of images of Africans and African-Americans in Soviet visual culture. He then asked contemporary artists and writers from Russia, the United States, and countries in Africa to respond to them in any form including artwork and to question today’s state of racial equality globally. via 29 Astounding Soviet […]

Remembering Mandela – Vijay Prashad – Vikalp

The most scandalous appropriation of Mandela comes from the Right. There is something unseemly about this seizure given that its main protagonists – the conservatives of Britain and their settler colonial allies the conservatives of the US, Canada and Australia – continued to ally with apartheid South Africa and consider Nelson Mandela as a terrorist […]

Nelson Mandela: Obama, Clinton, Cameron, Blair – Tributes of Shameful Hypocrisy | Palestine Chronicle

Mandela, said the Presidential High Executioner, had: “… bent the arc of the moral universe toward justice.”Mandela, after nearly thirty years in jail 1964-1990 forgave his jailors and those who would have preferred to see him hung. Obama committed to closing Guantanamo, an election pledge, the prisoners still self-starve in desperation as their lives rot […]

The Souls of Black Boys | Black Agenda Report

The college counselor’s observation was the impetus for my starting the pilot in collaboration with Brandon Bell, a young, South L.A. community activist alum of King Drew Medical Magnet and Princeton University. In an educational climate where there were only forty eight black male students in the freshman class of internationally prestigious UCLA, the pilot […]

Brothers in the struggle – The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and President Nelson Mandela of South Africa met in 1996 in Johannesburg at the African leader and former political prisoner’s home. The Minister and a Nation of Islam delegation was greeted by President Mandela during a stop of a 28-nation World Friendship Tour after the successful Million Man […]

If Nelson Mandela really had won, he wouldnt be seen as a universal hero | Slavoj Žižek | Comment is free |

In the last two decades of his life, Nelson Mandela was celebrated as a model of how to liberate a country from the colonial yoke without succumbing to the temptation of dictatorial power and anti-capitalist posturing. In short, Mandela was not Robert Mugabe, and South Africa remained a multiparty democracy with a free press and […]

Minister: Mandela received his first military training in Algeria – Al Arabiya News

Mandela was inspired by the Algerian rebels and they in turn encouraged him to pursue his fight for freedom. In his book, Mandela quoted the representative of the interim Algerian government in Morocco, Shawqi Mustafa\’I as saying: “Don’t neglect the political side of the war while organizing the armed forces, especially when international opinion is […]

JFK’s Embrace of Third World Nationalists | Consortiumnews

The man Kennedy chose to be his ambassador to Congo was Edmund Gullion, who was the one who had altered Kennedy’s consciousness about Third World nationalism. There are some writers who would maintain that perhaps no other person had as much influence on the evolution of Kennedy’s foreign policy thinking as did Gullion. Yet, Gullion’s […]

Colbert King: The tea party resurrects the spirit of the Old Confederacy – The Washington Post

The New Confederacy, as churlish toward President Obama as the Old Confederacy was to Lincoln, has accomplished what its predecessor could not: It has shut down the federal government, and without even firing a weapon or taking 620,000 lives, as did the Old Confederacy’s instigated Civil War.Not stopping there, however, the New Confederacy aims to […]

Release Herman Wallace of the Angola Three: He is about to die of cancer in prison after 40 years of solitary confinement – Slate Magazine

The murder case is embarrassingly weak and rife with evidence of investigative and prosecutorial misconduct, including the bribing of witnesses and the suppression of exculpatory evidence. Even Brent Miller’s widow has come out in support of revisiting the men’s convictions. The case rests on four inmate witnesses, each of whom gave statements inconsistent with their […]

Leon Trotsky: What Is National Socialism? 1933

Leon Trotsky: What Is National Socialism? (1933) – The petty bourgeois is hostile to the idea of development, for development goes immutably against him; progress has brought him nothing except irredeemable debts. National Socialism rejects not only Marxism but Darwinism. The Nazis curse materialism because the victories of technology over nature have signified the triumph […]

Oppose Racial Discrimmination By US Imperialism

The speedy development of the struggle of the American Negroes is a manifestation of the constant sharpening of class struggle and national struggle within the United States; it has been causing increasingly grave anxiety to the U.S. ruling clique. The Kennedy Administration has resorted to cunning two-faced tactics. On the one hand, it continues to […]

Black Solidarity With Palestine | Black Agenda Report

What is remarkable is how this Israeli apartheid regime, and the attendant Palestinian disenfranchisement, has been normalized. Israel is considered a liberal Western state with equal rights and opportunity, and in its attempt to whitewash its violations of international law, it has sought to present itself as enlightened and democratic. It is considered so “vulnerable” […]

From the archive, 17 August 1960: Lumumba declares martial law | From the Guardian | The Guardian

The Congolese Government last night decreed martial law over the entire Congo for a period of six months. The decree, signed by President Kasavubu and M. Lumumba, gave “the gravity of the situation” as the reason. The decision was announced by the Congolese Prime Minister at a press conference at which only a handful of […]

Zimbabwe’s Upcoming Elections: Corruption, Homophobia, and U.S. Conservatives | Political Research Associates

Unfortunately, by announcing that elections would occur on July 31st, Mugabe called the integrity of the vote into question, as key reforms would not go into effect until after that date. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and the Southern African Development Community have made appeals to delay the elections; Tsvangirai’s primary stated concern is that the […]