Archive for the ‘civil rights’ Category

Black Panthers documentary

January 30, 2008

MLK, Malcolm X, the Black Panther Party, American Indian Movement, cointelpro, REX84, Iran-Contra, CIA drug trade, privatized counterinsurgency… this documentary tracks the historical through-line into the 1990s. You can see today how these forms of manipulation and control have continued to escalate and we continue to struggle with the aftermath of the 60s, 70s, 80s…

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do something local, do something real

January 25, 2008

Grace Lee Boggs on Bill Moyers:

interviewed on DemocracyNow:

911

October 31, 2007

Donnie

found on the Liberator’s blog.

WE ARE THE DEAD

October 31, 2007

from DemocracyNow!:

House Passes Bill on “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism”
In news from Capitol Hill, The House of Representatives has passed the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act by a 404 to six vote. The bill creates a National Commission on the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Ideologically Based Violence. Some critics have criticized the broad language used in the bill to describe homegrown terrorism. Under the bill any person that uses or plans to use force to advance political or social objectives would be considered a terrorist. One prominent critic of the bill has been the academic and author Ward Churchill.

  • Ward Churchill: “HR 1955, as I understand it, provides a basis for subjective interpretation of dissident speech that allows those in power to criminally penalize anything they considered to be particularly effective in terms of galvanizing an opposition that might conceivably in some sense disrupt or destabilized the status quo, so it’s to keep everything in that nice sanitized arena that I was just talking about where you’re actually a collateral functionary of the state by participating.”

what’s going on

October 22, 2007

it could have happened here

October 17, 2007

“I think we are involved in a genocidal mode in this country”

September 6, 2007

Curtis Muhammad

struggle music

May 17, 2007

From the BBC series The African Rock ‘n’ Roll Years. This episode is focused on South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Part 1

Part 2

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the miami model

May 4, 2007

mayday immigrant rights rally attacked by lapd

May 4, 2007

Mass deportations and militarized brutal police actions against immigrants. We’re on dangerous, fascist ground.

Find out more at LA Indymedia.

Democracy Now! also has good coverage of the event and of the white supremacist roots of the anti-immigration movement.