Civil Rights Leader, Rev. Edward Pinkney’s Sentence Unjust, Politically and Racially Motivated

Rev. Edward Pinkney Sentenced to Two-and-a-Half to Ten Years by Berrien County Court Civil Rights leader maintains his innocence while supporters see convictions as politically motivated By Abayomi Azikiwe St. Joseph, Michigan Libya 360° Berrien County Judge Sterling Schrock sentenced the leader of the Black Autonomy Network Community Organization (BANCO), Rev. Edward Pinkney, to 30-120…

US: FBI Will Never Count Those Injured and Murdered by Police

By John McDevitt The writer set up an emergency hate crimes and incidents reporting system involving government and community agencies in Southern California in the wake of 9/11, discovering both intentional undercounting by government agencies and the possibility of a real count when communities are mobilized. As Kashad Ashford lay unconscious in the car he crashed on Sept. 16,…

Europe’s “Nouvelle Droite” Co-opting the Counter Culture

Editorial Comment: “Co-opting the Counter Culture” was written several years ago, but it is relevant and urgent reading today in light of the crisis in the Ukraine combined with the rising popularity of the “nouvelle droite” globally.  Apparently disconnected phenomenon are deeply connected, carefully orchestrated events that have been manifesting a definite agenda, in incremental…

US Justice Department Interventions May Not Halt Police Violence

While numerous cities have been subject to consent decrees, police brutality continues unabated By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Over the last several years a number of police departments with histories of using lethal force against oppressed peoples have been subjected to civil rights investigations and consent decrees with the Justice Department. Nonetheless, violence by the…

The Rise of German Imperialism and the Phony “Russian Threat”

By James Petras Introduction The principle Nazi ideological prop that secured massive financial and political support from Germany’s leading industrialists was the Communist and Soviet threat. The main Nazi military drive, absorbing two-thirds of its best troops, was directed eastward at conquering and destroying Russia. The ‘Russian Threat’ justified Nazi Germany’s conquest and occupation of…

Addressing the “White People Problem” in America

By Daniel Patrick Welch This is America. It is 2014. Wake the fuck up. Our kids’ lives depend on it. And they matter. White Americans have essentially never internalized the Kenner Report. Assembled by Lyndon Johnson to address what was laughably referred to as the Negro Problem, the panel very quickly saw that this was…

Ferguson: It is Right to Resist, By Any and All Means Necessary

By Glen Ford “Had the brothers and sisters on the streets of Ferguson not ‘done something’ in response to the Murderers’ Law laid down by McCulloch, then the embryonic movement might have been still-born.” You know that a genuine movement is being born when it becomes necessary to draw lines within the circles that purport…