Iz Marxism Relevant? Some Usez and Misusez – by David Gilbert, political prisonerz

I’m sure David would love to communicate with people about ideaz in thiz long, new article he wrote.  by David Gilbert (1/16/2017) “Imperialism is piracy […] reorganized, consolidated and adapted to the aim of exploiting the natural and human resources of our peoples.” “[N]obody has yet made a successful revolution without a revolutionary theory.” – Amilcar Cabral[1] […]

December in Nicaragua – Struggle and Solidarity

  December has been important in the history of Nicaragua and Sandinismo. | Photo: EFE An incomplete review offers a glance at why December is such an important month in Nicaragua’s turbulent history.   There are months of the year that for some more or less mysterious reason, or by mere coincidence, are laden with […]

The Nat Turnerz of the 21st century

credits:  Nlcatp.org/  by Ama Biney The new film on the former slave, Nat Turner, whilst deeply flawed should inspire people to find out more about this historical heroic figure, beyond populist narratives. More importantly, his legacy of revolt should inspire the generation of Black Lives Matter to struggle against new forms of domination in our capitalist, […]

Let uz remember the countlezz named and unnamed veteranz of the Nu-Afrikan (Black) Freedom Struggle

by Dequi Kioni-Sadiki On this Veterans Day, let us remember the countless named and unnamed veterans of the Black Freedom Struggle: “To those of us who have dedicated our lives to the liberation of Black people, who dare to say, “we shall have our freedom or the earth will be leveled by our attempts to […]

Learning from the Slaughter in Attica

What the 1971 uprising and massacre reveal about our prison system and the liberal democratic state. By Adam Gopnik The inmates during a negotiating session on September 10, 1971. An uprising born of panic and confusion triggered a cascade of paranoia that extended to the Nixon White House. Photograph from AP Prisons are the bad […]

The Ballad of Rocky Rontal

   How do we forgive the unforgivable? By Daniel Alarcón Photographs by Carolyn Drake The first time I met Rocky Rontal, I asked him to describe his childhood. I watched him stiffen, like someone preparing for the sharp poke of a needle. He rubbed a palm over his close-cropped black hair. It was a long […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

Born On The Battlefield! Baptized In Blood “Born on the battlefield! Baptized in blood! ..And grew up in the Ghetto! My prenatal care consisted of a Chicago Pigz Pistol az opposed to a Doctorz stethoscope. My first jail cellie was my Mother to be before I even got out of her pregnant belly. Tangoed with […]