On the Trail of Che Guevara, 50 Years On

by Julio Etchart A mural dedicated to Che Guevara in Vallegrande, where his body was taken and displayed to the international press. This is now part of the Che Route, sponsored by the Bolivian government and foreign solidarity groups. By Julio Etchart Source: New Internationalist The last entry in the diary of Argentinian-born Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara was […]

Politikal prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal speaks on mass shootings

By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal Transcribed from Oct. 2 broadcast from Prison Radio. The sounds of gunfire crackle through the night air, but few seem to realize its import. Some think it’s firecrackers; some, the thump, thump of helicopter blades chopping through the air; some even think it is sound effects to accentuate tunes of a […]

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls releases Interim Report

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – The Commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (NI-MMIWG) are releasing the interim report, meeting their November 1deadline. The 118-page report entitled, Our Women and Girls are Sacred outlines what the NI-MMIWG has accomplished to date, acknowledges challenges in establishing a unique and unprecedented National Inquiry of this nature […]

Dennis J. Banks: “Make No Mistake America, We are Going to be on Your Back”

Obituary – Dennis J. Banks 1937 – 2017) Levi Rickert Native News Online October 30, 2017 Russell Means (l) and Dennis Banks (r) at Wounded Knee in 1973 Dennis J. Banks (Ojibwe), the co-founder of the American Indian Movement, who led a movement that brought to light the injustices American Indians still endured during the […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal on ‘An Abolitionist Life’

What does it mean to call oneself an abolitionist? The word doesn’t mean today what it meant 150 years ago. Then, it meant an end to what some have called “America’s Original Sin” — Slavery. Today? Well, it’s not a common term today, but it should be. Abolition was the nation’s first biracial movement, built […]

Salt in the Wounded Knee: Psychopathy in the Commemoration of Genocide

by  Sonasha Braxton   Hannibal Lecter, Jason Voorhees, Norman Bates. What do these people have in common? They tormented us in our dreams. There was something particularly callous in the way that they engaged in their homicidal acts, which left us shuddering. Cold, calculated, without remorse or feeling, we might casually call them psychopathic. But what […]

Confronting Columbus: Revisionism Versus Reality

by Colin Jenkins  Regarding the painstaking process of historiography, someone of relative importance once remarked, “History is written by the victors.” A statement which echoes Plato’s dictum that, “those who tell the stories also hold the power,” its modern source is unclear. Still, many do not hesitate to attach these words to Winston Churchill, Britain’s renowned […]

Mashpee Wampanoag Hip-Hop Artists Create Anti-Opioids Anthem with The GroovaLottos

  Photos Courtesy of SKL Hip-hop/Spoken-word collective Soul Poet’s Syndicate release “Flippin” an Anti-Opioids Anthem for a national Anti-Opioids Campaign. MASHPEE – “Flippin” or ‘Flipping Bags’ are street slang for selling heroin, a significant problem in communities throughout the USA. Among the hardest hit are Native American communities with the Mashpee Wampanoag having the highest […]

Death camp Treasure Island

September 1, 2017 by Carol Harvey During the Holocaust, Nazis tortured 6 million Jews. Men, women and children convulsed in Auschwitz showers suffocated by Zyklon-B gas. San Francisco’s Treasure Island displays similar features. Men, women and children are stricken with tumors and cancers from exposure to radiation, chemicals and lead the Navy dumped into island […]

Amerika Was Never White

Radical rightists purposefully mix “heritage” with “history,” rhetorically pining for a once proud “white” America. But history proves that America was never white. Joe Krulder History News Network   Events in Charlottesville recently cascaded into domestic terrorism. Three dead and dozens wounded as neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other “alt-right” members descended upon the university that […]