Category Archives: African American nationalist movement and struggle for human rights

Diamond Reynolds immediate witness to the murder of Philando Castile, tells her story clearly and directly.

Diamond Reynolds Speaks directly Philando Castile’s fiancée Diamond Reynolds speaks her mind. “I just ask that we get justice”

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Statistics on Incarceration: US holds 22% of all the world’s prisoners

Reprinted from: Vol. 80/No. 10      March 14, 2016   US capitalist ‘justice’ …some facts World’s jailer-in-chief • World’s highest incarceration rate: US has 4.4% of world population but 22% of world’s prisoners. • Some 7 million people (1 in 35 adults) … Continue reading

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“We represent the class that produces all of the wealth in the world and controls none of it:” Interview with James Harris

James Harris was the 2012 Socialist Workers Party candidate for the presidency of the United States.  He ran against Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Behind Mr. Harris gentle manners and slightly rumpled demeanor lies a lifelong commitment to the social … Continue reading

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“I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” Words of Jessica Dovey. Followed by Martin Luther King Junior

Thanks to a reader, Aether, and, no doubt, countless other internet users, I have located and corresponded with the person whom I believe to have actually coined the words. “I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even … Continue reading

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“Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This is another quote sent in by a reader “Athena” in an abbreviated form. It is so topical to the moment that I decided to post it separately and at greater length. It is quoted from page 53 of the … Continue reading

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“I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” Possibly bogus quote expresses broadly popular sentiment.

The big business press is gaining mileage and drumming up support for the extra-legal military actions of the US government using the military-political murder of the reactionary, anarchist-terrorist  Osama Bin Laden as a rally cry for further military interventions and … Continue reading

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US death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal wins new sentencing hearing. +”Cracks in the Empire”

Mumia Abu Jamal was unfairly sentenced to death nearly 30 years ago by the legal system of the state of Pennsylvania, US. Due to public political opposition to his execution and legal discrepancies in the case against him Jamal remains … Continue reading

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The Right of Nations to Self Determination

From the Right of Nations to Self Determination V.I. Lenin, 1914 What is meant by the “self-determination” of nations? Throughout the world, the period of the final victory of capitalism over feudalism has been linked up with national movements. For … Continue reading

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Malcolm X on Human Rights and Internationalism

Malcolm in 1964, Always to the point Updated Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzjn11OGBK8

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National Democratic Struggle: Lenin’s view

The bourgeoisie, which naturally assumes the leadership at the start of every national movement, says that support for all national aspirations is practical. However, the proletariat’s policy in the national question (as in all others) supports the bourgeoisie only in … Continue reading

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