Has the Ukraine Conflict Driven U.S. Government Officials Crazy?

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on CovertAction Magazine, August 5, 2022 Latest outrage is the FBI’s use of flash-bang grenades and drones to startle 80-year-old leader of Black Nationalist organization who was accused of being a Russian agent—on the grounds that he attended a meeting on self-determination in Moscow seven years ago. FBI also accuses alleged Russian agent of trying to[…]

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Haiti Under the Gun

by G. Dunkel, published on Workers World, July 25, 2022 In the current situation in Haiti, organized groups — invariably called gangs by the bourgeois media — often have more and heavier weapons than the Haitian cops. Some of these “gangs” were created to profit from extortion and kidnapping, like the “400 Mawozo” who grabbed 17 missionaries in December 2021[…]

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Landback: Indigenous Peoples Regain Redwoods Forest Lands

by Minnie Bruce Pratt, published on Workers World, February 9, 2022 Indigenous peoples regain redwoods forest lands on unceded land of the Onondaga Nation, Haudenosaunee Confederacy. The growing LandBack movement by Indigenous nations won another significant victory Feb. 1, when more than 500 acres of the “Lost Coast” in California was transferred to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council. (sinkyone.org) The[…]

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Scoundrels and Reparations

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Consortium News, May 20, 2019 Reparations should not be a topic for national discussion until there is something akin to a consensus among black people about what to demand and how to do it. There is no question that black Americans deserve redress for 300 years of chattel slavery, Jim Crow segregation, racist terrorism, mass[…]

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Tensions rise as migrant caravans arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border

by Lisa Luinenburg, published on Socialist Action, December 5, 2018 As numbers of Central American migrants began to arrive at the U.S. border, support efforts were taking place in cities across the United States. In Minneapolis, hundreds of people demonstrated in frigid weather on Nov. 30 to express solidarity with the caravans. Other groups are working on sending supplies. Three[…]

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The Con of Diversity (Video)

Chris Hedges and Glen Ford, from On Contact, October 27, 2018 Glen Ford, executive editor, Black Agenda Report, talks to Chris Hedges about the history of affirmative action, reparations, and the con of diversity in America. In 1977,Glen Ford co-launched, produced and hosted “America’s Black Forum” (ABF), the first nationally syndicated Black news interview program on commercial television.  Ford co-founded[…]

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The Land Question: Unpacking Expropriation Without Compensation in South Africa

by Nombuso Mathibela, originally published on Pambazuka News “Pay no one for land acquired illegally.” The radical thesis of seizing property from white landholders without compensation was adopted in the ANC’s 54th National Conference in December 2017 and subsequently most vehemently motioned in the National Assembly by the opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The motion was passed with[…]

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Will the Caribbean Go the Full Distance for Reparations from Europe.

“The EU states involved — especially Britain, France and Spain — have made it crystal clear they don‘t want to play ball on the issue.” by Earl Bousquet Fifteen Caribbean Community, Caricom, governments are being strongly advised to get ready for the long haul in their continuing quest for Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide from Britain, France, Spain and[…]

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