Response to Buffalo Massacre: Smash White Supremacy

by Nigel Bouvart, published on Workers World, May 16, 2022 On the state response to the Buffalo massacre.    [jb] On the evening of May 14, a fascist carrying a rifle entered a supermarket in the predominantly Black neighborhood of Masten Park on Buffalo’s East Side and opened fire. While most official statements have more or less vaguely alluded to “racial[…]

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The New Racist Consensus: Shootings In Buffalo Solidify The Consensus

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, May 18, 2022 The latest mass shooter in Buffalo, New York was clearly a racist, and identified with Ukrainian and other neo-Nazis. But white supremacy has a stronger hold on European and U.S. society than is commonly acknowledged. The avowed racist is not the only problem. The incidents of mindless, mass carnage[…]

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On Russia’s Military Intervention in Ukraine

Statement from U.S. Peace Council, March 24, 2022 What we all hoped would not happen has happened. The Russian Federation sent troops into Ukraine on February 24 in response to decades of relentless US-led NATO provocation. The present situation puts many serious, fundamental questions before the global peace movement. A fierce propaganda campaign, long simmering with Russiagate and the onset[…]

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Ukraine: A Conflict Soaked in Contradictions and New Patterns in War and Media

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Globetrotter, March 5, 2022 Surprise and horror have defined the reaction to the Russian military intervention in Ukraine. That’s likely because although the intervention has followed the contours of a modern land war, it has also marked a break with the past in a number of ways. The world has become used to military interventions[…]

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Left-Right White Solidarity Basis of Support for U.S./EU/NATO Wars on Global Humanity

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Towards Freedom, February 1, 2022 Some years ago, Italian anarchist Camillo Berneri suggested that while not always visible in the social practices of everyday European life, the racist foundation for European fascism was still present, safely confined to a space in the European psyche, but always ready to explode in what he called a “racist[…]

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Blackwater Is In The Donbas With The Azov Battalion

by Manlio Dinucci, published on Popular Resistance, February 2, 2022 The phone call between President Biden and Ukrainian President Zelensky “did not go well“, CNN headlines: while “Biden warned that the Russian invasion in February is practically certain when the frozen ground makes it possible for tanks to pass through”, Zelensky “ asked Biden to tone down, arguing that the[…]

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Exonerations Reveal FBI’s Leading Role in Malcolm X Assassination

by Malik Miah, published on Socialist Action, November 29, 2021 “I do not need this court, these prosecutors, or a piece of paper to tell me I am innocent,” said Muhammad Aziz, who spent two decades in prison for the 1965 murder of revolutionary Black rights leader Malcolm X. Incredibly, a federal judge in Manhattan, New York, on November 18 exonerated[…]

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Ukraine: What Does It Have To Do With Black Folks

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, Jan 5, 2022 “…it is imperative that everyone, in particular Black and working-class people, understand that not having an awareness of the interconnections of the “grind” (the struggle to survive in the U.S.) and U.S. white supremacist, imperialist policies, and not being prepared to commit to altering those power relations, ensures that[…]

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