Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day By Supporting Indigenous Resistance

By Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, October 11, 2020 This weekend, celebration of Indigenous People’s Day will replace the federal holiday, Columbus Day, in at least eight states and over 130 cities in 34 states. Along with the toppling of Columbus statues and the removal of a racial slur as a name for a major football team, this signals[…]

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Preparing for ‘the Interregnum’ — the election mess – a WW commentary

by Terry Guitierrez, published on Workers World, September 30, 2020 In researching this article, a cool-sounding word came up: “pettifoggery.” It means “given to quibbling over trifles.” The word was used in an article by Barton Gellman in the November Atlantic magazine, “The Election That Could Break America.” Gellman’s point is that it is a waste of time to quibble[…]

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Why I am a Comunist: In Memory of André Vltchek

A few days ago, André Vltchek, activist, filmmaker, writer, constant traveler and critic of western imperialism, died in his sleep in a rented car traveling in Turkey.  He will be missed.  Often his words and ideas can seem a little to radical even for activists in the political ‘west’.   Even so, his passionate anti-imperialism is  especially important for us.[…]

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Kevin Zeese — Presente!

Kevin Zeese, co-director of Popular Resistance with his partner Margaret Flowers, passed away early this morning.   Kevin has been an active member of the UNAC Administrative Committee for over a year, playing critical roles in numerous actions including our conference this spring and collaborations like the No Foreign Bases Coalition, the Hands Off Syria Coalition, the Sanctions Kill Coalition and[…]

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Police Kill. We March. Why?

by Mark P. Fancher, published on Black Agenda Report, September 2, 2020 We must instead think creatively about how to either take total community control of law enforcement as an institution or to bring about an independent, nation-building, self-governing reality. “We are able to develop new approaches to community security adapted to the current material conditions of our community.” In[…]

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NBA Strike Explodes into Sportswide Protest Against Police Shooting of Jacob Blake

by Monica Moorehead, published on Workers World, August 27, 2020 Kenosha, Wis., became the epicenter of the anti-racist struggle after a 29-year-old Black man, Jacob Blake, was shot seven times in the back at point-blank range by a white police officer on Aug. 23. Kenosha is 40 miles from Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s biggest city. A recorded video showed that the unarmed[…]

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Beirut Mega-Blast Unleashes Political Tsunami

By John Catalinotto published on Workers World, August 11, 2020 Aug. 10 — An earthquake-size explosion in the port of Beirut on Aug. 4 killed 200, wounded 6,000 and left 300,000 people homeless in that densely populated city. It also unleashed a political tsunami that pulled in regional and imperialist powers as well as Lebanese political forces. The first indications[…]

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Let the Movement Be Radical

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, July 29, 2020 Craven black misleaders jumped at the chance to side with white corporate power against radical white allies. “Decades of movement stagnation and lack of political education has made black people less likely to push the envelope.” The unprecedented size and diversity of the new protest movement is something that[…]

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Outrage Over Trump attack: Portland Movement Fights Back

by Joshua Hanks, published on Workers World, July 21, 2020 Federal officers were deployed to “quell” Portland’s protests beginning the weekend of July 10 and continuing the following week. Camouflaged unidentified agents arrested and detained demonstrators without even a pretext. The Trump administration has escalated the confrontation between the people and the state apparatus, bringing a whiff of fascism to[…]

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