The invasion of Amerika

Photo by Larry Towell/Magnum Photos The story of Native American dispossession is too easily swept aside, but new visualisations should make it unforgettable   Between 1776 and the present, the United States seized some 1.5 billion acres from North America’s native peoples, an area 25 times the size of the United Kingdom. Many Americans are […]

Colombia’z Other Guerrillaz

Say “Colombian peace talks,” and you’ll likely think of the FARC. But another guerrilla group is key to securing a transformative peace. by Aaron Tauss & Juan Felipe Duque An ELN banner in Colombia. Americas Quarterly / Flickr In October, Colombian voters shocked the country and the world by rejecting a historic peace treaty between […]

The Politikz of Che Guevara

Theory and Practice by Samuel Farber   A political portrait focused on Guevara’s thought and political record aimed at dispelling many of the myths about the revolutionary. This reexamination of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s thoughts on socialism, democracy, and revolution is a must-read for today’s activists—or anyone longing to fight for a better world. Fifty years […]

SIXTH DECLARATION OF THE SELVA LACANDONA

Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Mexico. This is our simple word which seeks to touch the hearts of humble and simple people like ourselves, but people who are also, like ourselves, dignified and rebel. This is our simple word for recounting what our path has been and where we are now, in order to explain […]

Inmate death at Chino women’z prison highlightz concern over suicide, mental health servicez

About 80 people gathered Oct. 1, 2016, in front of the California Institution for Women to protest its unusually high suicide rates and remember loved ones who took their lives while incarcerated there. (Photo by John M. Blodgett/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin) by  Beatriz Valenzuela CHINO >> A San Pedro woman who pleaded no contest to fatally […]

Sunday Cuba gathering/Free all Politikal Prisonerz!

THIS SUNDAY FROM NOON TO 2PM GATHER TOGETHER IN FRONT OF THE CUBAN MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS TO HONOR THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF COMANDANTE FIDEL CASTRO… AS HIS REMAINS ARE BURIED IN SANTAIGO DE CUBA… BIRTHPLACE OF THE CUBAN REVOLUTION. LET THE WORLD KNOW THAT FIDEL’S  REVOLUTIONARY SPIRIT LIVES ON IN THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF THOSE WHO […]

The Black Pantherz’ Lessonz for Jamaikanz on Police Violence

By: Ajamu Nangwaya The Black Panthers’ militant, assertive and courageous pushback against the police’s violent class and race containment practices should be replicated. Amnesty International’s recently released report “Waiting in Vain: Jamaica: Unlawful police killings and relatives’ long struggle for justice” documents the murderous and violent behavior of the police within the island’s African working-class communities. […]

Rep. Rush revealz startling detailz of Panther Party Assassinationz

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The celebration of Rep. Bobby L. Rush’s 70th birthday comes days before the anniversary of a tragic event he will never forget. He recently shared his reflection of the December 4, 1969 assassination of Black Panther Party leaders, Fred Hampton and Mark Clark, killed by Chicago police in a pre-dawn […]

Who’z in Solitary Confinement?

By ANNA FLAGG, ALEX TATUSIAN and CHRISTIE THOMPSON The data on how many prisoners are subjected to solitary confinement has long been elusive: many state corrections departments didn’t log such information, and it was hard to track given the various euphemisms for the practice. A new report from Yale Law School and the Association of […]

Update on Mumia’z Hep C Lawsuit

— Rachel Wolkenstein, November 28, 2016 On August 31, 2016, Federal district court judge Robert Mariani denied Mumia Abu-Jamal’s motion for a preliminary injunction that would have compelled the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) to provide him with the direct-acting antiviral drugs capable of curing his chronic hepatitis C and his secondary symptoms, including his […]