The Body Count Rises in the US War Against Black People

By Ajamu Baraka Before we can even process the acquittal of the murders of Philado Castile, we hear about another murder of a black person by the police occupation forces.  This time the victim, Charleena Lyles, is a black woman who was also five months pregnant. Again, there is anger, confusion and calls for justice from the…

Afro-Venezuelan Man Set on Fire by Racist, Fascist Right, Dies as Death Toll Rises

By Lucas Koerner Caracas, June 5, 2017 (Venezuelanalysis) A Venezuelan man burned alive by opposition protesters has died of his injuries as anti-government unrest claimed two more lives over the weekend. Afro-Venezuelan Orlando Figuera died in the hospital on Saturday evening after suffering six knife wounds as well as first and second-degree burns on 54…

How US Race Laws Inspired Nazism

By David Swanson James Q. Whitman’s new book is called Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. It is understated and overdocumented, difficult to argue with. No doubt some will try. In cartoonish U.S. historical understanding, the United States is, was, and ever shall be a force for good,…

India: Gudalur Valley, Hundreds of Ways to Get Rid of Indigenous People…

By Esti Redondo / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / March, 2017 India’s indigenous peoples are scattered across the country, have their own languages and often live in the forests; traditionally they are food gatherers, and they call themselves adivasi. The Gudalur valley is located on the border of three states: Karnataka, Kerala and…