Continuing our conversations on police brutality (here and here), the following is from the blog “All Power To The Positive!” ‘Jim Crow’ Self Defense: Personal Protection in a “Colorblind” Society. Prologue. I initially attempted to submit this article to a ‘mainstream’ martial arts publication. It was denied due to its ‘racially charged’ subject matter. Lol.
-Mamos So today is Thanksgiving. In this piece, Ahiga Kotori, a Seneca revolutionary and a friend of ours here in Seattle reflects on the holiday. He asks: what do we really have to be thankful for? Are folks giving thanks for U.S. capitalism and white supremacy, for 518 years of colonial settlement of North
Building off of our last discussion on cop-watch and anti-police brutality work, here is a pamphlet created by All Communities Against Brutality (A.C.A.B.), a group in Houston, TX. This publication is helpful for thinking about, not just the role of police in capitalist society, but the social process of policing. And just as social forces
Ferruccio Gambino provides another way of thinking about the emergence and importance of a figure like Malcolm X. The transgression of a laborer: Malcolm X in the wilderness of America by Ferruccio Gambino What led a group of young black convicts in the late 1940s and early 1950s and particularly one of them, Malcolm X,
We are reposting here two different perspectives on the elections. After one of the biggest defeats of the Democratic Party in history, amid the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, how should we think about the role of the Democratic Party? Bill Fletcher, a founding member of Progressives for Obama, wrote this essay in
Mouvement Communiste has written up a brief report and analysis of the strikes that have broken out over the last month in response to the attempts by the Sarkozy government ****** An attempt to report on the situation in France by Mouvement Communiste General overview We have seen a growing number of demonstrators in many