Finishing the Unfinished Revolution — from Reconstruction to Black Lives Matter

by Larry Holmes, published on Workers World, June 22, 2020 The following is a slightly edited talk given June 19 by Larry Holmes, Workers World Party First Secretary, during the WWP webinar on “Juneteenth and the Black Lives Matter Rebellion.” This Juneteenth is probably going to be one of the biggest Juneteenths in a long, long time.  That’s because of[…]

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500 Years is Long Enough! Human Depravity in the Congo

Native Prisoners at Boma Taking the Air, The mortality rate among natives at Boma  [under Leopold] is enormous, the normal death rate being 50-70%, under favorable conditions . . . by Robert J. Burrows, originally published on CounterCurrents Blog, May 25, 2018 I would like to tell you something about human depravity and illustrate just how widespread it is among[…]

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Windrush and Britain’s Crimes Against Black People

People gather for a Windrush generation solidarity protest in Brixtron, London, Britain, 20 April 2018. As claims emerge that the Home Office destroyed thousands of landing cards documenting the arrival of windrush-era migrants, communities in Brixton gathered in Windrush Square in solidarity with those threatened with deportation, sacking and the removal of healthcare as result of the governments ‘hostile environment’[…]

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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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