FBI wants to put me on trial for fighting for Black freedom: Instead put the colonizer State on trial! / by Omali Yeshitela

[Source: uhurusolidarity.org] Originally published: CovertAction Magazine  on January 21, 2023 There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party, founder of the Uhuru (“Freedom”) Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. Using the bogus and slanderous chargeContinue reading “FBI wants to put me on trial for fighting for Black freedom: Instead put the colonizer State on trial! / by Omali Yeshitela”

Jose Maria Sison, founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines / by Struggle-La Lucha

Originally published: Struggle-La Lucha on December 16, 2022 From the Philippine Revolution Web Central: The greatest Filipino of the past century bereaved us peacefully last night. Prof. Jose Ma. Sison, founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines, passed away at around 8:40 p.m. (Philippine time) after two weeks confinement in a hospital in Utrech,Continue reading “Jose Maria Sison, founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines / by Struggle-La Lucha”

Commune or nothing! Venezuela’s transition to socialism / by Venezuelanalysis.com

Originally published in Venezuelanalysis.com on November 9, 2022 Amidst Washington’s economic siege, Venezuela’s communes have continued advancing to offer long-standing solutions to the economic crisis in order to build a socialist future where life trumps capital. Communes are, by definition, deeply anti-imperialist and anticapitalist. Currently, Venezuela has dozens of communes, between rural and urban, someContinue reading “Commune or nothing! Venezuela’s transition to socialism / by Venezuelanalysis.com”

How Cuba is dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Ian / by Vijay Prashad, Manolo De Los Santos

Relief work in Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. (Photo: José Manuel Correa/Granma) Originally published in People’s Dispatch on October 5, 2022 This article was produced by Globetrotter. On September 27, 2022, a tropical cyclone—Hurricane Ian—struck Cuba’s western province of Pinar del Río. Sustained winds of around 125 miles per hour lingered over Cuba for more than eightContinue reading “How Cuba is dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Ian / by Vijay Prashad, Manolo De Los Santos”

Understanding the “Middle Class” / by Anita Waters

Middle Class USA Who, or what, is the “middle class”? Most people identify themselves as middle class, but what does that mean, and what difference does it make? This article’s first focus is on the concept of middle class, especially the way people understand it and use it, from the perspectives of those who answerContinue reading “Understanding the “Middle Class” / by Anita Waters”

Commentary: “We are not done”: Policy, protections, and the people’s struggle for Pride / by Aimee Rickman

The rainbow flag waving in the wind at San Francisco’s Castro District | Photo: Benson Kua, Wikimedia Commons June is Pride Month. It is a time to celebrate. It’s also a time to remember the struggle for equal rights, a history we are continually encouraged to forsake, fragment, and forget. Far-reaching state laws criminalize teachersContinue reading “Commentary: “We are not done”: Policy, protections, and the people’s struggle for Pride / by Aimee Rickman”

Commentary – Culture and existence: the message from Silger / by Saroj Giri

A mandi woman in Adivasi day. (Photo: Biplob Rahman / Wikimedia Commons) On May 17, 2021 three unarmed adivasi (aboriginal) protesters were killed by Indian police near the village of Silger, in the central Indian forests in the State of Chhattisgarh. They were protesting the building of a fortified camp by the Central Reserve PoliceContinue reading “Commentary – Culture and existence: the message from Silger / by Saroj Giri”

Posting May Day – The Story of International Workers’ Day Through Trade Union Posters / by Lorna Miller

Posting May Day | MR Online May Day is known throughout the world as International Workers’ Day. It is celebrated in over one hundred countries to highlight workers’ struggles and triumphs. Though the movement celebrating May Day originated in the United States, it is not a recognized holiday there. May Day commemorates the mass protestsContinue reading “Posting May Day – The Story of International Workers’ Day Through Trade Union Posters / by Lorna Miller”