Religious Doctrine That “Legalized” Columbus’ Native Genocide Went On To Become US (united snakes) Federal Law

Virtually all American school children are taught about Columbus’ “discovery” as some type of mythical adventure. However, few are aware of the religious doctrine that underpins his taking “possession” of the newly arrived upon land, which has come to be known as the Doctrine of Discovery. Fewer yet are aware that currently – over five […]

What Defines A Politikal Prisoner?

This definition of “political prisoner” is illuminating. It shows how the hundreds of thousands of activists jailed during the Civil Rights protests were actually political prisoners. And how there are so many political prisoners today in America/American-controlled territory (like Guantanamo). 30-40 years ago most political prisoners were black. Shockingly, many are still in prison, at […]

Portland’s dark history of white supremacy Portland’s dark history of white supremacy Jason Wilson – Ciaran Mulloy remembers how the neo-Nazis outnumbered the anti-racists in Portland in the 90s. A union organiser and anti-fascist, he was was deeply involved in fighting against the far right’s infiltration of American youth culture in the 1980s and 90s. But when he arrived in […]

Neutralize their activities: The footprints of COINTELPRO from the Black Panther Party to the MOVE Organization and beyond

by Uhuru Baraka Rowe In the spirit of the MOVE conference held May 5-7 in Philadelphia to educate the public about the MOVE organization, I will like to expound on the U.S. government sanctioned attacks on MOVE within the larger context of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) campaign of harassment, murder, frame-ups and imprisonment […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal: The fall

by Mumia Abu-Jamal It has been exceedingly difficult to write about the Trump presidency, seemingly crumbling before our eyes. In part that’s because of the sheer pace of new revelations, scandals superseded by new scandals, the inane utterances – and tweets – of the president, a daily cascade of craziness. Part of this is the […]

The Racial Segregation of Amerikan Cities Was Anything But Accidental

A housing policy expert explains how federal government policies created the suburbs and the inner city Suburban single-family homes in Fresno, California. (Alamy) by Katie Nodjimbadem It’s not surprising to anyone who has lived in or visited a major American metropolitan region that the nation’s cities tend to be organized in their own particular racial pattern. […]