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Saturday, November 21, 2020
Don't [Mourn] Celebrate, Organize!
The same “injustice” system that unlawfully locked up the Central Park Five will continue unabated with Biden and his “top cop” sidekick. “The stimulus has been cut off since July, the eviction moratorium is about to end, and people are suffering, dreadfully.” It feels like I’m raining on everybody...
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Sunday, September 27, 2020
The US Dictatorship of (White) Capital and Its Tools of Bamboozlement
The New York Times and fellow corporate media discourage Americans from organizing against the rule of the rich by pretending that People Power is a fantasy. “The ruling class is very much aware that the only force capable of countering the power of Capital is the Power of the People in motion.”...
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Friday, June 26, 2020
Yes, Defund the Cops–And Put Them Under Community Control
"Street power’ will be dissipated if organizers leave the levers of power in the hands of local Democrats." Never in the modern history of the United States has an insurgent, Black-led movement been viewed favorably by such large majorities of whites. According to the latest New York Times/Siena...
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Sunday, April 05, 2020
COVID-19 and Black Workers
The gross inequalities and declining standards of life in the US are magnified by the corona crisis, pushing already marginalized populations to the brink. “The supposedly great nation is just a failed state with a big army and a powerful oligarchy.” There is an old saying that if America catches a...
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Sunday, February 02, 2020
Remember the Influence of Socialism on Martin Luther King Jr's Legacy
King believed humanity could achieve a "higher synthesis" that rose above the social relations of capitalism and communism. "Black self-determination was seen by the ruling class as a great communist conspiracy." The annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is politically meaningless...
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Sunday, November 10, 2019
By Trying to Silence Sanders, the Corporate Media Delegitimize Themselves
“The system was suffering a crisis of legitimacy: nobody believed the official narrative anymore.” Bernie Sanders’ campaign has finally gone full-throat with the obvious: the Democrat-aligned corporate media have thrown all journalistic principles to the wind to impose a “Bernie Blackout.” How can...
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The Baghdadi Scam
"In the end it doesn’t matter if Baghdadi is dead or when or how he died.” Donald Trump says that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by the United States military. Baghdadi was the founder of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is also known as ISIS and Daesh. The name is less...
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Sunday, August 04, 2019
Trump and Baltimore
Anyone feeling the need to defend Baltimore from Trump’s opinions ought to talk about what really ails that city. There is only one person worthy of being defended in the wake of Donald Trump’s twitter tirade against Congressional Black Caucus member Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore. That...
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Saturday, September 02, 2017
Joe Arpaio Is No Aberration
Even most leftish white Americans like to think that their country is good and its institutions are fair and equitable. According to this wishful thinking human rights abuses only happen in faraway places and injustices here are resolved by reining in a few bad apples. The facts say otherwise and...
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The Panama Papers Problem
The worst criminals on earth are not the poor who sit behind bars in jails and prisons. The biggest thieves are found among the rich. The 1% can buy legislation, politicians and the media to carry out and hide their dirty work. If they can’t change the laws to benefit themselves in their homelands...
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