Lustration of Ukraine: The Nazi Generalplan Ost

Editorial Comment: *The Generalplan Ost (Master Plan East, GPO) was a secret Nazi  plan for the colonization of Central and Eastern Europe. Implementation would have necessitated genocide and ethnic cleansing on a vast scale. An archive of historical documents of  Hitler’s GP-ost can be found here. By Yuriy Rubtsov PART I On October 3 German…

Race and Militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A Letter to African Americans

“A Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every black home, and it should be used for that protection which the law refuses to give. When the white man who is always the aggressor knows he runs as great risk of biting the dust every time his Afro-American victim does, he will have…

Racial Terror and the Need for a 21rst Century Anti-Lynching Movement

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. Historically oppressed groups, be they racially oppressed or oppressed by patriarchy, are asked to play the role of the perpetual victims, always turning the other cheek. With all of the discussion about ISIS/ISIL, Al Qaeda, etc., one would think that the only terror on this planet is that derived from relatively…

“This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed”: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

By Ezili Dantò Self-Defense is a human right. The right to self-determination is enshrined in national and international laws. Contrary to the white establishment spin, Black armed self-defense was an integral part of the civil rights era, especially in the southern U.S. States. The historical image that the majority of Afrikans during the Civil Rights…