Dr. Martin Luther King’s Challenge to the Movement, as the Fascists Storm the Capital

By Eric Mann, published on CounterPunch, January 18, 2021 “Dr. DuBois was a radical all of his life. Some people would like to mute the fact that he was a genius who became a Communist in his later years.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Today, even Dr. King, who fought the fascists in Montgomery and Cicero would be shocked to[…]

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After Trump Blocked UN Inquiry of Racist Violence, NGOs Are Conducting Their Own

by Marjorie Cohen, published on Truthout, December 28, 2020 Shortly after the public lynching of George Floyd, the U.S. Human Rights Network and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) organized an international coalition of more than 600 organizations and individuals to urge the United Nations Human Rights Council to convene a commission of inquiry to investigate systemic racism and police[…]

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Master Biden Speaks

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, December 16, 2020 Joe Biden’s arrogant, racist tone is a bizarre reflection of systemic racism in our society and especially among those in leadership positions. Sadly, I am quite certain he doesn’t hear it himself.[jb] The civil rights groups’ rather basic requests for voting rights protections and the need for federal intervention to[…]

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Freedom Rider: The Real Resistance Begins

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, November 11, 2020 “Kamala Auntie” and Joe from Scranton will do as little as possible so that “nothing will fundamentally change” that would halt endless wars and the Race to the Bottom. “We have already lived through phony change and emotional theatrics instead of political action.” When Pennsylvania announced that Joe Biden[…]

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Peace, Self Determination and the Duopoly Trap

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, October 22, 2020 Corporate institutions and their Black servants conspire to hide the fact that the Black American worldview is profoundly Left on issues of peace and social justice. “Independent Black politics is not a subject of corporate discussion, and is derided by the Democratic operatives that have infested every civic institution[…]

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A Manifesto for our times… The Challenge to abolish SYSTEMIC RACISM

Statement from Socialist Action Massive opposition to SYSTEMIC RACISM… a racism and the inseparable generalized social inequality that permeate every institution in U.S. society, are the only serious explanations for the magnificent, unprecedented, defiant daily multi-racial mass mobilizations in 2000+ U.S. cities and towns. In the face of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and police repression courageous millions have taken to[…]

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Fourteen Martyrs in the Fight Against Racist Terror and Trumpism Facsism

by Paul Street, published on Black Agenda Report, September 16, 2020 Their names are not as familiar as George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, but these victims have paid the ultimate price, dying in the line of anti-racist and anti-fascist citizenship duty. “Trump ordered the Department of Homeland Security to suppress reports of right-wing terrorism and play up supposed case cases[…]

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In the Worst of Times, the Billionaire Elite Plunder Working Class America

by Nick Baker, published on Socialist Action, September 5, 2020 In the midst of a global pandemic, unprecedented economic collapse, mass unemployment, hunger and desperation, the stock market is booming and the richest of the rich are richer than ever before. Since March, more than 58 million people in the U.S. have filed for unemployment. The Internal Revenue Service now[…]

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September 19: a Nationwide Day of Protest, and Dialog on Community Control of Police

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, September 10, 2020 Community control puts us on the path to both defunding and abolishing the police – so why are many  Black Lives Matter chapters withholding support? The Black masses want justice, security and democracy (also known as “self-determination”) to be part of the equation.” Despite the unprecedented wave of “Justice[…]

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