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Big Cakes new video, Gonna Be A Change
Yesterday Robert Turner published an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “The Myth of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings” that argues that Jefferson did not, in fact, rape Hemings and father any of her children. He argues that Hemings descendants refer to Jefferson as an “Uncle” and not as a father, that Jefferson’s younger brother [...]
Some histories of racial anti-statist populism.
The Khmer Rouge have become synonymous with the terror of ‘communism’. Regardless of the context in which someone today makes the case for a different society, Pol Pot and his alleged ‘stone-age communism’ is always invoked as a counter-‘argument’, along with the KGB and the Berlin Wall, Stalin and the Gulag, all of which supposedly [...]
“Wives” were an almost unrecognized entity in the first decade and a half after the revolution. An emancipated woman did not define herself by her status vis-à-vis her husband but by her work and activity outside the home. Educated revolutionary women despised housework and tended to consider the upbringing of children as a community rather [...]
Louis Proyect writes, “I read this and smile. When I reflect on the deeply evil deeds of the men running the American government during the Vietnam War, anybody being described as “public enemy number one” deserves a badge of honor. Like the young people in Germany who formed the White Rose resistance to Hitler during [...]
On 17 January 1961 Patrice Lumumba, the charismatic first and only elected prime minister of Congo, was brutally murdered. The circumstances of his death remain a mystery, the identity of his killers unknown. In 1956 Lumumba was a post office clerk; four years later he would be prime minister. In between he had been an [...]
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A fascinating and at times critical history of Black liberation and the Communist International.
Kwame Ture speaks on POCO podcast.
Successful vs. Failed Relationships
I’m not sure when it happened, but “radicalism” has become unequivocally and unfairly linked with “extremism.” Well, probably obviously after 9-11, but in these times of hopeful upheaval, shouldn’t we uncoupled the two so that we can think about the radical changes we need to get ourselves out of the mess we’re in socially and [...]
Once again, the organizers of the National Day of Mourning dedicated the day to Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier. Peltier was framed up by the FBI and has been wrongfully imprisoned since 1976. Tiokasin Ghosthorse spoke and read an update from the Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee: In September, as you know, Leonard was transferred [...]
Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness, and inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions. Frantz Fanon The Wretched of the Earth, page 313
On October 12, 1492 the real war against terror, waged by the indigenous people of the continent now called the Americas, began. It has not ended in the 519 years since. On that day some European named Christopher Columbus washed up on the shores of our Taíno brothers and sisters in the Bahamas. However, unlike the European [...]
Occupy Wall Street: The Game of Colonialism and Further Nationalism to be Decolonized From the “Left”
By Jessica Yee The “OCCUPY WALL STREET” slogan has gone viral and international now. From the protests on the streets of WALL STREET in the name of “ending capitalism” – organizers, protestors, and activists have been encouraged to “occupy” different places that symbolize greed and power. There’s just one problem: THE UNITED STATES IS ALREADY BEING OCCUPIED. [...]
Adding to previous debates on the Spanish Civil War.