Racism and Self-Determination

A literal matter of history

Printed from a July 27 audio column posted on prisonradio.org.  When I was a young man — a boy really…

August 5, 2020

Struggle makes headway, but fight far from over in Portland, Ore.

When federal officers entered Portland, Ore., over the July 4 weekend and began to confront Black Lives Matter protesters, it…

August 4, 2020

Brazil: From pandemic to genocide

Since the pandemic began, Brazilians have suffered 93,000 deaths and 2.7 million infections — the second highest number of infections…

August 4, 2020

50 years of struggle from Black August to Black Lives Matter Movement – a WW commentary

This Aug. 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the heroic attempt by Jonathan Jackson, younger brother of George Jackson, to…

August 3, 2020

#SEIUDroptheCops makes demands

Following weeks of intensive internal organizing, research and analysis, the (Service Employees) #SEIUDropTheCops campaign — a rank-and-file-led initiative with SEIU…

August 3, 2020

Record-breaking heat waves: Urgent alert to need for socialism – a WW commentary

As Muslim worshippers prepared for the holiday of Eid al-Adha during the last days of July, the Middle East was…

August 3, 2020

Remembering Garrett Foster, gunned down marching for Black lives in Austin, Texas

By Viktoriya P. Austin, Texas On July 25, groups of protesters marched in Austin, Texas, for Black lives and in…

July 31, 2020

Students demand:  ‘Police-free schools!’

A crowd of about 150 students, teachers, parents and community members rallied on July 25 to get cops out of…

July 31, 2020

Aug. 8 All out for MOVE protest and tribute to Delbert Africa

Philadelphia The MOVE organization has called a protest against police terror on Saturday, Aug. 8, the 42nd anniversary of the…

July 31, 2020

Opening Day: ‘Change the name’ protest in Cleveland

For 28 consecutive years, the Committee of 500 Years has been protesting the use of the racist name and image…

July 31, 2020