Judge Refuses Reconsideration in Class Action Lawsuit to Halt Water Shut-offs in Detroit

Bankruptcy plan designed to further impoverish Detroit residents By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes continued his anti-people legal reasoning by denying a motion to reconsider his decision not to halt water shut-offs in Detroit. Since January some 31,000 households have been subjected to a concerted policy of massive terminations of water…

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 An archive of historical documents of  Hitler’s GP-ost can be found here.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…

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…