Free speech is a battlefield and the oppressed must unite

by the Maoist Internationalist Ministry of Prisons Many in this country believe all citizens enjoy the right to free speech. But this is a myth. Free speech is reserved only for those who control the media and other power structures and those who agree with the political establishment. Oppressed nations in particular are regularly denied […]


In the name of free speech, let’s get real. The ACLU defended the civil rights of Nazis in 1934 and their argument remains the same: The basic right to free speech must be defended even if the words spoken (and the speaker) are despicable. When the ACLU finally decided that they wouldn’t represent armed hate groups, it felt […]

Comply or Die: the Police State’s Answer to Free Speech Is Brute Force

by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD “Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us? The constitutional theory is that we the people are the sovereigns, the state and federal officials only our agents. We who have the final word can speak softly or […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

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Keith Cook, Mumia’z Brother, Addresses the “Copz vs Free Speech” Meeting in the Bay Area

  Please forward and distribute widely…   10 January 2015 — The Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, Prison Radio, and Oakland Teachers for Mumia held a public meeting on December 5th of last year titled “Cops vs Free Speech,” to discuss and protest violations of free speech, which were initiated by the Fraternal […]

“Kopz vs Free Speech,” Police Intimidation Seekz to Silence Dissidentz and Opponentz

Contact: Labor Action To Free Mumia, 510-763-2347 ( Website: Date & Time: Friday, December 5, 2014 – 19:00 to 22:00 Location: La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley CA Cops vs Free Speech December 5th, 7 pm — $5 – $10 sliding scale Join the the Labor Action To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, Prison […]

Can Smoking Pot Be Considered a Form of Free Speech?

Activists lit up in protest of the War on Drugs—now they face severe charges. Photo Credit: Stitt November 15, 2013  | The latest front in the battle for rationalized drug laws is in downtown Philadelphia, where an activist facing a federal trial for marijuana possession asserts that he was smoking as a constitutionally protected […]

A Plea for Free Speech

by Frederick Douglass (1817?-1895) Douglass, Frederick. “A Plea for Free Speech in Boston,” 1860. Boston is a great city – and Music Hall has a fame almost as extensive as that of Boston. Nowhere more than here have the principles of human freedom been expounded. But for the circumstances already mentioned, it would seem almost […]

AWR The Assata Radio Edition

It’s On Again! African World Report: The Assata Radio Edition is Live Again! We breakdown how to make direct action political organizing happen. GET AT US!… AWR The Assata Radio Edition – Organizing 2.0 Direct Action

Repressing Support For Palestine’s Basic Human Rights: A Brief Examination of The Long Reach of Israel’s Invasive Propaganda Lobby (via Moorbey’s Blog)

Repressing Support For Palestine’s Basic Human Rights: A Brief Examination of The Long Reach of Israel’s Invasive Propaganda Lobby By TheAngryindian – 06.30.2011 ‘Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity’. – Desmond Tutu Listeners of Aboriginal Press News Service Public Radio (APNSPR) may have learned by now that certain blog […]