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Sunday, February 21, 2021
Kizito Mihigo and the Struggle for Truth and Reconciliation in Rwanda
A year ago Rwandan gospel singer Kizito Mihigo tried to flee Rwanda by crossing its southern border into Burundi. He had already spent four years in prison for recording a song in which he dared to say that the Rwandan Genocide was a tragedy for both of the country's two major ethnicities, Hutu and...
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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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Monday, June 08, 2020
No Compromise, No Retreat: Defeat the War Against the African/Black People in the U.S. and Abroad
The justice for George Floyd mobilizations today reflected the state’s worst nightmare—a multi-national and multi-racial action initiated by Black people with Black leadership. “A shift must occur away from the focus on individual justice for Floyd back to a critique and opposition to the ongoing...
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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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Thursday, December 26, 2019
Propaganda and the Defeat of Jeremy Corbyn
If Corbyn can be defeated with a libel it can work just as well on Sanders. “Corporate in both countries behave in similar fashion and make a mockery of any claims of a free press.” One year ago this columnist wrote about the Integrity Initiative, an arm of British intelligence masquerading as an...
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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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