Stop the Immigration Police State

Invasive and brutal enforcement of immigration law didn’t start with Donald Trump by Margaret Kimberley, Originally published on Black Agenda Report, Feb 1, 2018 Lukasz Niec is a Polish born green card holder and Wisconsin physician. He is now held in immigration detention because of juvenile crimes and adult interactions with police which didn’t result in convictions. Despite the minor[…]

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Addis Ababa and Davos: A Tale of Two Summits

The members of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan. 28, 2018. by Abayomi Azakiwe, originally published on Workers World Jan 30, 2018 President Donald Trump’s demeaning comments on his preference for northern European immigrants over Africans both on the continent and in the Caribbean indicate the postcolonial crisis in relations between global capitalism and emerging nations in Africa,[…]

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Looking Down That Deep Hole (Part 2)

This week we take a longer look down the deep hole that is the most popular flavor of intersectionality. Looking Down That Deep Hole: Parisitic Intersectionality and Afro-Pessimism By Bruce Dixon, originally published on Black Agenda Report,  Feb 1, 2018 When I took a swipe at intersectionality last week, declaring that it was a hole, that afro-pessimism was a shovel[…]

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How Donald Trump Rode in on “Dark Money”

“It wasn’t the Russians that brought us Trump, but the usual suspects: private equity and hedge funds bandits.” by Glen Ford, Originally published on Black Agenda Report , Feb 1, 2018 A team led by University of Massachusetts professor emeritus Thomas Ferguson reveals that “a giant wave of dark money” flowed into Donald Trump’s campaign coffers in the last months[…]

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Conference on U.S. Military Bases Discusses Spring Antiwar Actions

By Marilyn Levin, Jan 27, 2018 Attended by 200 people (space limited attendance) and viewed by thousands via live streaming, the historic Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases, Jan. 12-14, 2018, in Baltimore, brought together broad participation from the peace/antiwar U.S. left along with leaders fighting U.S./NATO aggression from around the world. Initiated by the U.S. Peace Council, a significant[…]

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Honduras protests continue as U.S. puppet sworn in

In Tegucigalpa, police used tear gas against Nasralla’s supporters. by John Catalinotto, originally published on Workers World,  Jan 30, 2018 The rich supporters of the U.S.-backed president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, watched his Jan. 27 swearing-in ceremony at the national stadium in Tegucigalpa, the capital. JOH claimed a second term based on a widely disputed Nov. 26 electoral process.[…]

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The Opioid Epidemic in America – Killing One Million Workers: The Triumph of Capital

A uniquely relevant research piece on the current opiod crisis from Global Research. Introduction The link between capitalism and drugs reaches back to the middle of the 19th century, when the British Empire forced their surplus opium crop from their South Asian colonies into the Chinese market creating massive demand from millions of addicts. The Chinese government, which had banned[…]

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My Fellow Americans: Please Wake Up

Your Tax Dollars at Work: Civilian Casualties of Coalition Airstrike Near Village of Duaij, Syria, Nov. 11, 2017 by Rich Whitney, originally published on Medium, Jan 27, 2018 On January 13, 2018, warplanes for the U.S.-led Coalition in Syria, fired missiles on Hajin city, in the eastern suburbs of Deir Ez-Zour of that devastated country, killing five civilians. According to the[…]

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Women’s Marches Get a Huge Turnout Nationwide

Indigenous women gather before the Women’s March in Phoenix, Ariz. Photo by Lorraine Longhi. by Ann Montague, originally published on Socialist Action, Jan 27, 2018 Once again women hit the streets on Jan. 20 and 21. The U.S. marches were decentralized in nature but the turnout was high. They reflected the burning anger and determination to resist that many women[…]

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