“If You Don’t Like It Here, Then Leave!”

by Nana Baakan Agyiriwah  September 29, 2017  “If You Don’t Like It Here, Then Leave!” One of the strangest things that I hear from folks these days who seem to believe that I have a problem with living in the US, is this, “If you don’t like it here, then leave, go back to Africa or […]

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 […]

We’re Not in Mayberry Anymore: the Militarization of Domestic Police

by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD “If we’re training cops as soldiers, giving them equipment like soldiers, dressing them up as soldiers, when are they going to pick up the mentality of soldiers? If you look at the police department, their creed is to protect and to serve. A soldier’s mission is to engage his enemy in close combat […]

Coming Home to Roost: American Militarism, War Culture, and Police Brutality

by  Colin Jenkins “President Kennedy never foresaw that the chickens would come home to roost so soon…” – Malcolm X, December 1, 1963 “Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle… you are here because you are real men and all real men like to fight!” The thundering voice […]

I was a slave working under the California Department of Correctionz

The prison industrial complex turned me into a valuable commodity. by Flores Forbes, Columbia University Associate Vice President for Policy and Program Implementation “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” […]

No Thankz for Thanksgiving(Thankz-taking)

Instead, we should atone for the genocide that was incited — and condoned — by the very men we idolize as our ‘heroic’ founding fathers. By Robert Jensen One indication of moral progress in the United States would be the replacement of Thanksgiving Day and its self-indulgent family feasting with a National Day of Atonement […]

‘Clinton iz the most dangerouz person alive,’ an interview with Edward S. Herman

by Ann Garrison Ann Garrison: Earlier this year, you told me that you differ with Noam Chomsky, your co-author of “Manufacturing Consent” and other books, in that you plan to vote for the Green Party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka in the swing state of Pennsylvania. Are you still planning […]

NYC Call to Action: We Stand with #StandingRock, Tuesday, Nov. 15

Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 4:00 to 6:30 PM outside Army Corps of Engineers, at the “26 Federal Plaza“ Javitz Federal Building(physically at Broadway & Thomas St., btw, Worth St. & Duane St., nr, #4, 5, 6, J, R, A, C, 2, 3, E, PATH, 1) Hosted by Bronx Climate Justice North, look up updates or start at https://facebook.com/events/1146251982077543 TAKE ACTION:Please […]