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Biden Launches New Campaign Against Immigrants

by Barry Sheppard, published on Socialist Action, January 19, 2023 On January 5 President Biden “announced a far-reaching crackdown on people who seek refuge at the border with Mexico, dramatically expanding restrictions on asylum in the most aggressive effort of his administration to discourage migrants from crossing into the United States,” reported the New York Times. He expanded a Trump-era[…]

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Colonial-Capitalist Fascism and Its Deadly Outcome

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace, January 30, 2023 The State Murder of Tortuguita in Atlanta and Tyre Nichols in Memphis Are Inextricably Linked The cold-blooded assassination of Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, also known as Tortuguita, Spanish for “Little Turtle,” is a reminder that fascism in the United States cannot be reduced to the political intentions of avowed white nationalists.[…]

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January 22 Oakland, CA United National Antiwar Coalition Rally Draws New Support

by Jeff Mackler, January 25, 2023 The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) call for January 14-22, 2023 nationally-coordinated antiwar and social justice protests commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthdate drew actions in 90 U.S. cities. The protests recalled Dr. King’s historic condemnation of the U.S. war in Vietnam when he excoriated that ten-year genocidal horror that took the lives[…]

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Jackson Water Crisis: A Legacy of Environmental Racism

Chi Chi Izundu, Mohamed Madi, Chelsea Bailey, published on Black Agenda Report, September 7, 2022 The city of Jackson is suffering from years of neglect by the state of Mississippi. Residents of the majority Black city need a new water system, but a legacy of racism and antipathy towards their Black led city government have created a health crisis for[…]

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Is the U.S. Legal System at War With Its People?

by Natalia Marques, distributed by Peoples Dispatch and Globetrotter., September 1, 2022 The very laws and government agencies created to protect the people in the United States are increasingly being weaponized against those who are often marginalized in society: people of color, the poor, and the working class. In just the last few months, there have been many incidents of[…]

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Inflation Reduction Act: White Supremacy and Black Farmers

by Monica Moorehead, published on Workers World, August 15, 2022 Black farmers, fighting white supremacists in the South since Reconstruction to try to keep possession of their land, were dealt another blow in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Wording in that legislation, designed to give loan assistance to Black farmers, was rewritten by Democrats to remove discrimination on the[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace Condemns FBI Attack on the African People’s Socialist Party

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace, July 31, 2022 The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) unequivocally condemns and opposes the latest domestic U.S. state repression and intimidation tactics currently being leveled against the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP). On Friday, July 29, 2022, the FBI executed multiple raids against APSP’s Uhuru House in St. Petersburg, Florida and their Uhuru Solidarity[…]

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Mass Shootings, Empire and Racist Copaganda Dog Whistles

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 1, 2022 Two mass shootings in quick succession brought out the worst in Americans. The anger and grief were followed by the usual lies and pretense that violence here is somehow mysterious. Political leaders advocate state violence all the time, calling for new victims to be created here and around the[…]

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