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 […]

Nyerere’z vision of economik development

Neil J S  by Faustin Kamuzora Faustine Kamuzora’s article looks at the vision that guided Mwalimu Nyerere’s economic policies. “Since the majority of the citizenry lived in rural areas,” the article notes, “rural development was accorded high priority in economic policies.” These policies had mixed results whereby “while a number of indicators of human development indices […]

BK/NY – Tuesday, November 8th – Letter-writing for Ramsey Orta

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 WHERE: The Base – 1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below) NOTE: The Base is on the ground floor, is wheelchair accessible, and has a gender neutral toilet. COST: Free As the laziest form of “politics” is finally drawing near its […]

Not Guilty: The Power of Nullification to Counteract Government Tyranny

By John W. Whitehead The Rutheford Institute “The people have the power, all we have to do is awaken that power in the people. The people are unaware. They’re not educated to realize that they have power. The system is so geared that everyone believes the government will fix everything. We are the government.”—John Lennon […]

Activistz Call for an End To Prison Slavery at LA Men’z Jail

  (KPFK News – Los Angeles) More than a hundred prisoner rights activists are taking part in a prisoner solidarity action outside of Men’s Central Jail in downtown LA. The national prisoner’s strike coincides with the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison Rebellion. Organizers say possibly tens of thousands of prisoners, invisible to society, are […]

Gunz and the Big Business of Carnage

By Paris   From the column ‘The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election’ This is not an article about gun control. It’s not another rehashing of the tired, conventional arguments over why America has the highest rates of gun violence in the developed world, or whether universal background checks and new assault weapons would solve […]

Activism or Revolution?: Deciphering Modern Forms of Resistance

by “Redzeal”   Here in the United States, and the global North in general, there is a lack of clarity regarding activism and revolutionary activity, in fact one is often confused for the other. This is part and parcel of our post-modern condition in which every action, no matter how small, has the intrinsic property of […]

Time for Reparationz? How the Marijuana Industry Iz Excluding People of Color

by Shaleen Title This year, my New Year’s resolution was to stop talking about “diversity” in the marijuana industry. It’s a sharp turn, considering that’s what I spent most of 2015 doing. Having co-founded a recruiting firm that emphasizes inclusion in cannabis companies, I sat in dozens of meetings withwhite “ganjapreneurs,” pointing out the need to bring […]

Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead

Book review by  ARIC MCBAY Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead By Ed Mead Kersplebedeb, 2015 Ed Mead’s autobiography, Lumpen, tells a story of a revolutionary life. Mead writes openly and unflinchingly about his days as a social prisoner, his time in the underground George Jackson Brigade, and his […]

[WATCH] The Black Pantherz and Amerika’z Selective Apprehension

  By  Michael Graham Black people came to this country in chains, and ever since, any violence we committed was somehow seen as more horrible than the violence from other groups by the dominant society. Conquistadors were working for Royal concerns. Whites were settlers taming a wild land. The Native American was a noble savage […]