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Dubious Sponsor Launches Petition to End Gaza Blockade (tags)

Gaza

Workers and Immigrants of All Nationalities, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win (tags)

May Day in LA was another success! Again, 10,000 workers and immigrants of all nationalities led by the May Day Coalition in Los Angeles marched along the downtown LA in unity against oppressive capital and the 1% that kept them exploited and oppressed through the years. Despite the troubled winds, besides all the other marches, the workers movement remained united. This is the second year that the workers marched under one banner. All despite the machinations of other groups to divide and disperse the movement.

Workers of All Nationalities, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win (tags)

May Day in LA was another success! Again, workers of all nationalities led by the May Day Coalition in Los Angeles marched along the downtown LA in unity against oppressive capital and the 1% that kept them exploited and oppressed through the years. ... Despite the troubled winds, besides all the other marches, the workers movement remained united. This is the second year that the workers marched under one banner. All despite the machinations of other groups to divide and disperse the movement. The May Day Coalition led the LA march. It militantly demonstrated maturity and force by demanding legalization and fighting back. During the 2006 immigrant rights upsurge, when the ruling class forbid the flying of national flags to demonstrate chauvinist adherence to the war against the Iraqi people and other nations, workers of different nationalities proudly flew their flags in unity and struggle. The Alliance is proud to march with all oppressed workers of all nationalities in multi-ethnic Los Angeles on May Day.

200,000 march in Arizona (tags)

Report from the protest in Arizona

EDSA "People Power Revolution" Promises Unfullfilled (tags)

EPCC NEWS today reported today, February 27 that NDF spokesperson for Mindanao, Jorge madlos said that twenty four (24) years after the EDSA "People Power Revolution" the greater majority of the Filipino people still wallow in poverty and deprivation, evermore oppressed and exploited. All the promises of EDSA totally unfulfilled.

Break the Chains! Unleash the Fury of Women as a Mighty Force for Revolution! (tags)

On International Women's Day we are taking to the streets to call for something sorely needed and unseen in generations: an uncompromising outpouring of fury and resistance from women and men who want to see women, the world over, lifted from centuries of being condemned to being treated as the possessions of men.

Venezuela 2008: A libertarian proposal for the current situation (tags)

* The Collective Editorship of El Libertario, www.nodo50.org/ellibertario, expounds its vision of which path to follow in the current situation in Venezuela, summed up in the slogan, “Against the (B)oligarchy, demagoguery and corruption: Autonomous struggle of the underdogs!

Condi eloped (tags)

To marry Mullah Dadullah

Direct solidarity with the oppressed and exploited in Oaxaca (tags)

When we read the communiqués sent out by APPO [Asamblea Popular de los Pueblos de Oaxaca / Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca] and by all the organizations, collectives and individuals that are today a part of it, including some anarchist companions that innocently follow these shitpile bourgeoisie and authoritarians, we honestly ask ourselves if we are talking about the same thing, or worse yet, if we even co-exist in the same country or if they are narrating to us what occurs in a distant galaxy.

Cop Watch Los Angeles Victory Statement (tags)

Cop Watch Los Angeles Victory Statement November 16, 2006 William Cardenas was released on November 15th, 2006

Katrina, one year later: For black liberation through socialist revolution! (tags)

We revolutionaries insist that black liberation, including the conquest of full democratic rights for blacks in the US, can only be achieved through socialist revolution. It is hopeless and naïve to expect the US government to "rebuild for democracy". The face of US capitalist "democracy" was unmasked by Hurricane Katrina, and it's not going to get any prettier.

Boycott Against Immigrant Repression and for Gulf Coast Reconstruction! (tags)

May 1st – “May Day” – is celebrated by millions of workers throughout the world to express the need for worker solidarity in the struggles for workers rights and human rights. It began based on a struggle by US workers in the 1880’s for the eight-hour day and in opposition to government repression against the labor movement. The May 1st Boycott must also be a mobilization that calls for a major campaign to build Black and Brown unity as an anchor for the unity of people of color and workers in struggling for human rights and global justice.

Bob Avakian on Richard Pryor (tags)

Recently I was reading reports of police assaults on Black people and of Black people fighting against the police in Memphis and Miami. This called to mind a story I was told a while back. A rookie cop was riding in his police car with his veteran partner when a report came in that there was a Black man in the vicinity with a gun. As their car screeched around the corner, a young Black man suddenly appeared sprinting up an alley--into a dead end. "Shoot him!", the older cop screamed, "Go on, shoot him-- it's free!" "It's free!" Think about that for a second. "It's free!" In other words, here's a chance that gets a pig to sweating and salivating with anticipation--a chance to "kill a nigger" with the already provided cover that a Black man--a Black man, any Black man--was reported in the area with a gun. This is an opportunity too good to pass up: "Go on, shoot him--it's free!"

Who's Behind the Minutemen? (tags)

Contrary to the official story, the USA is not one nation of many immigrants, but a prison of oppressed nations, including Latin@s. In the year 2004, another racist threat emerged against Latin@ and other immigrant workers: the Minutemen.

Policing the Poor amidst Flood Disaster (tags)

The official response to Louisiana's flood disaster has been dominated by policing the state's poor black population while thousands more are still waiting to be rescued.

Boycott the professional left!! (tags)

No more [wanna-be] kings!

Notes on What to Be Done (tags)

Some thoughts on the tasks of revolutionary social movements Notes on What is to Be Done

Iraq and Beyond (tags)

This is an inspiring article about envisioning a better, post-imperialist world, and the fight that's necessary to gain it. (reposted by imc volunteer)

WHEN RACE BURNS CLASS - an interview with J. Sakai (tags)

".... They were inviting me, an Asian, as a way of my joining the crew. Only, he said, 'You got to stop talking to those Blacks. You got to choose. White or Black.' "

Decolonize America (tags)

The war is not the responsibility of Bush alone, but deeply rooted in the capitalist-colonial nature of the US system.

As devoutly Normal 'Reality' presses more upon our psyches, many will crack… (tags)

The trick is to influence a critical mass to crack excellently. Herein is a few short anecdotes meant to inspire the conscious-leaning towards ways in which we can utilize our strengths (as veritable David vs. Goliaths) towards ju-jitsu with the dominant mindset.

Happy Queer Ween (tags)

A thought about Queer Theory and Indigenous Theory Contributions to one another on this most indigenous Queer Holiday.

THE DEATH OF RACISM (tags)

To bring down a structure,to irrevocably destroy it,a clear understanding of its material base is required,and it is towards this foundation that the coupe de grace must be dealt.Any other strategy will merely be absorbed or deflected,the base remaining unaltered.This is how we must also approach racism.

PATRIOTAS LATINO AMERICANOS! (tags)

Latin American patriots and allies, show your solidarity, support revolution in the Americas, a phenomenon which has been spreading like a wildfire for the past half century. It is now Colombia!

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