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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On César Chávez Day, Chicanos fight back against LAPD

by Luis Sifuentes, published on Fightback News, April 2, 2021 The LAPD recently shot six people in seven days. We also saw them unleash their violence last week in Echo Park against the unhoused community and allies, then call it a “service to the community.” And they’re trying to use their violence during last summer’s protests to secure more resources[…]

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Establishment Role in Anti-Asian Bigotry

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, March 24, 2921 Joe Biden is no better than Trump in advocating de facto white supremacy with his foreign policy, and corporate media fan the flames of anti-Chinese racism. “The media in this country always use non-white people as the focus of suspicion.” Ever since a white Georgia man killed six Asian[…]

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US Imperialist Boot on Haiti

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, March 23, 2021 On Feb. 28, thousands of Haitians marched through the capital, Port-au-Prince, and other cities across the country to demand that the de facto President Jovenal Moïse and his corrupt crony capitalist blood-stained oligarchy step down. A relentless, arrogant U.S. imperialism is putting its money – once again – on this[…]

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BAP-Chicago Statement in Solidarity with Haiti

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace, published on, March 18, 2021 “We stand with the Haitian people because it is our responsibility as believers in self-determination and people-centered human rights, to do so.” “We will never retreat, even when they attempt to confuse us with intersectional imperialism and identity reductionism.” The following remarks were delivered at a Black Alliance for[…]

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AntiAsian Racism Never Stopped Being an Outgrowth of US Imperialism

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, March 10, 2021 Scant attention has been placed on the context of anti-Asian racism and its roots in the history of U.S. imperialism. “The rise of China has placed the hegemony of U.S. imperialism into question on the highest stage possible.” “Gimme that ball, gook.” “Can you see with those eyes, chink?”[…]

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For Biden Administration, Black Lives Don’t Matter in Haiti!

Statement from Black Alliance for Peace, February 12, 2021 The people of Haiti have been demanding freedom from the succession of U.S.-imposed dictators for decades. One such dictator, Jovenel Moïse, refused to leave office February 7, which marked the end of his term four years after an illegal election. This move catapulted yet another intense episode in the historic struggle[…]

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