White Supremacy as Cultural Cannibalism

By Gathoni Blessol Download Full 10 Page PDF The universal is a fantasy. But we are captive to a sensibility that defines the universal, still, as white. – Claudia Rankine Racism is a blight on the human conscience. The idea that any people can be inferior to another, to the point where those who consider…

How Imperialism Uses Gender Against Oppressed People

We defend the African nation against the myth of the “Gay Agenda” By Aaron O’Neal, African People’s Socialist Party The rise of the modern-day “gay rights movement” has fostered increased discussion within the African community of what has been termed “the effeminization of the black man” or the “gay agenda.” This wave of “homophobia” is…

What is to be done?

By Rhyd Wildermuth A month ago, I ended a six-month hermitage with my family in Florida and began traveling, giving presentations, leading reading events for the most recent issue of A Beautiful Resistance. Since I left, I’ve been in eight different American cities, several large ones, quite a few of them small. My intention was…

Surveillance State: Cameras Everywhere, Safety Nowhere

By CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective We know that police violence is a real problem in the US, and it makes sense that people are strategizing ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from being assaulted or murdered by the police. Many who are concerned about this issue have begun advocating for police to wear video…

Emerging Fear-states: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Speech to the Rosa Luxemburg Conference

By Mumia Abu-Jamal Meinen Freunden: Bewegung! What is happening in America and Europe bears study and reflection. On the surface, we see a rightist drift, as fearful, resentful publics empower forms of politics that promise safety, especially regarding terror attacks that have blown up and bloodied world capitals recently. Only a mass movement can wipe…

Challenging the Liberal Notion of Non-violence: Feminist Pacifism or Passive-ism?

Thoughts On International Women’s Day. By Dilar Dirik In the face of increasing femicide, sexual violence and rape culture, we need to confront the question of women’s self-defence. When some white women celebrate the non-violence of women’s marches against Trump and then pose for photographs with police officers while police violence specifically targets people of colour, when Nazi-punchers…

Corporate Media Counting Cadence to Fascism

“Every human being on Earth with an electronic device is being spied upon by the United States.” The ruling class/War Party/corporate media campaign for regime change in Washington has moments of pure silliness, with grown men claiming that U.S. presidents don’t have the power to wiretap people. Someone should have informed Dr. Martin Luther King….

Collective Liberation: The Time is NOW

By Michael Quess? Moore On the day the Fourth Reich saw its inauguration, Jan. 20, 2017, Take Em Down NOLA and the New Orleans Workers’ Group, a coalition dedicated to the improvement of workers’ rights in New Orleans, gathered in Duncan Plaza and staged one of the city’s biggest resistance marches against the incumbent administration…

52 Years Ago Today, Malcolm X was Murdered

Malcolm X was murdered on February 21, 1965. Born Malcolm Little and later was also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz “They think they are living in a police state, and they become hostile toward the policemen. They think that the policeman is there to be against them rather than to protect them. And these thoughts,…

Standing Rock One of Multiple Pipeline Construction Projects Underway

By Alleen Brown UNDER ORDERS FROM President Donald Trump, the Army Corps of Engineers on February 7 approved a final easement allowing Energy Transfer Partners to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Construction has restarted, and lawyers for the company say it could take as little as 30 days…

The Did-You-Talk-to-Russians Witch Hunt

By Robert Parry In the anti-Russian frenzy sweeping American politics and media, Democrats, liberals and mainstream pundits are calling for an investigative body that could become a new kind of House Un-American Activities Committee to hunt down Americans who have communicated with Russians. The proposed commission would have broad subpoena powers to investigate alleged connections…