Anti-Apartheid Guerilla: We Made the System Ungovernable

by Ted Kelly, published on Workers World, June 25, 2021 Mpho Masemola is Secretary General of the Ex-Political Prisoners Veterans Association of South Africa (EPPA) and was an underground guerrilla fighter as a member of  Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the military wing of the African National Congress (ANC). He was a political prisoner, incarcerated along with Nelson Mandela at Pollsmoor[…]

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Chicago Police Murdered Adam Toledo

by Crystobal Cavazos, published on Socialist Action, June 17, 2021 By Cristobal Cavazos Thirteen-year old Adam Toledo was shot to death in the Mexican working class neighborhood of Little Village, among the most poverty stricken in Chicago. CPD officer Eric Stillman did this heinous deed on March 29, but a Chicago police cover-up reported otherwise. Months later video footage showed[…]

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How Not to Celebrate Juneteenth

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 16, 2021 An interesting history lesson from the author of Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents.  [jb] Juneteenth has become the latest iteration of liberal capture of Black politics, opportunistic virtue signaling, and the intentional misrepresentation of America’s history. “An opportunity to discuss resistance against oppression has been turned into a[…]

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Antisemitism’s Misdirection: Who Gets Hurt?

by Ira Glunts, published on Counterpunch, June 3, 2021 The article by Max Blumenthal linked below gives detailed examples and analysis. [jb] Unfounded or unconfirmed charges of antisemitism made by US pro-Israel organizations which are then parroted by the pro-Zionist US mainstream press, always increase when Israeli actions become so hideous they shame even some of its most dedicated supporters.[…]

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Following the Chauvin verdict: Stay in the streets!

Workers World Party Statement, April 21, 2021 Workers World Party expresses its solidarity with the family of George Floyd, along with the Minneapolis community and anti-racist activists everywhere, who understandably applaud the three guilty verdicts against the racist, white, killer cop, Derek Chauvin, who wantonly lynched Floyd May 25, 2020. Chauvin was found guilty today, April 20, 2021, of second-degree[…]

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Why There Are No George Floyds in Cuba

by August H. Nimtz, published in Fire This Time Newspaper, April, 2021 “I can’t breathe” were the final words of George Floyd, repeated more than 20 times while a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes on May 25, 2020. The horrific killing of George Floyd ignited mass anti-police brutality protests[…]

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Western Media Incite Anti-Asian Racism When They Join in Cold War Against China

by Joshua Cho, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, April 8, 2021 Over the past few weeks, the subject of anti-Asian racism has received an unusual degree of Western media attention, ever since a video showing the January 28 killing of Vicha Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old Thai immigrant in San Francisco, was widely shared on social media. Coverage intensified when[…]

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Murder of Daunte Wright Wrecked Derek Chauvin Show Trial

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, April 15, 2021 The Black-murder-by-cop next door to Minneapolis shows the world the dehumanization that is built into the white supremacist DNA of settler-colonialism will continue to produce crimes against our collective humanity. “The murder of George Floyd was no more an aberration in U.S. society than the election of Donald Trump[…]

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Racial Capitalism and the Betrayal of Haiti

By Yves Engler, published on Socialist Action, April 5, 2021 Qui Bono in Haiti? [jb] Domination by multinational corporations and “light skinned” local capitalists — that’s the story of Haiti as illustrated by one recent event. The day after his already paper-thin constitutional legitimacy completely eroded Jovenel Moïse gave significant amounts of Haitian land to a light-skinned oligarch working with Coca-Cola. According[…]

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