Revolutionary Reading & Viewing

“I should just like to make one last point about solidarity between the international working class movement and our national liberation struggle. There are two alternatives: either we admit that there really is a struggle against imperialism which interests everybody, or we deny it. If, as would seem from all the evidence, imperialism exists and…

Authoritarian Leftists: Kill the Cop in Your Head

By Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin “By most accounts, groups such as the Black Panther Party, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, American Indian Movement, and the Puerto Rican Independence Movement “set the standard” for not only communities of color but also for revolutionary elements in the white community.” It’s difficult to…

Malcolm X Legacy Contains Profound Lessons for Struggles Today

Overcoming victimization 20th century figure illustrates the significance of organization and political education African American History Month Series Part III By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Feb. 21, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Malcolm X, El Hajj Malik Shabazz, who was gunned down by three men at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem…

Malcolm X Was Right About America

By Chris Hedges NEW YORK—Malcolm X, unlike Martin Luther King Jr., did not believe America had a conscience. For him there was no great tension between the lofty ideals of the nation—which he said were a sham—and the failure to deliver justice to blacks. He, perhaps better than King, understood the inner workings of empire.…