The Thiaroye massacre, 1944

by Steven Johns A short history of the mass killing of black soldiers in the Free French Forces who were protesting against non-payment of wages towards the end of World War II. It is an often-neglected fact that the majority of General De Gaulle’s Free French Forces were not white Frenchmen but were predominantly troops from […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“I told him that Americanz had no businezz at all in Vietnam; and that black people certainly had no businezz there, aiding the slave master to enslave yet more millionz of dark people, and also identifying themselvez with the white Amerikan crimez: we, the blackz, are going to need our own alliez, for the Amerikanz, […]

The 40th anniversary of the assassination of George Jackson

October 17, 2011 by David Johnson I cannot begin to talk about Comrade without discussing my experiences, as our lives were entwined – in part by choice and the other the result of the common racist and twisted circumstances that surround our lives. It was the same dynamics that were ripping apart the fabric of […]

Gitmo hunger strike: ‘The last right of people who don’t have rights’

   Feroz Abbasi spent several years in extrajudicial detention at Guantanamo – two of them in solitary confinement – before being released without charge. He took part in the previous mass hunger strike and shared details of his experience with RT. RT: Your time in Guantanamo. How were you treated there? Feroz Abbasi: In Guantanamo, because I […]

US Army grants $3 million for anti-suicide nasal spray research

 19 August, 2012,  AFP Photo / Paul J. Richards For those feeling down in the dumps, the US military now has a solution: an anti-suicidal nasal spray that delivers antidepressant chemicals to the brain. ­The US Army has awarded a scientist at the Indiana University School of Medicine $3 million to develop a nasal spray […]