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January 01, 0001

A contribution to the debate on the dichotomy between organizing and service provision in the New Afrika liberation movement

In the wake of the monumental achievement of Hezbollah in repelling the Zionist invasion of Lebanon during the 33 day war in the summer of 2006, and the uncompromising resistance of the Palestinian Hamas since its electoral victory in the winter of 2006, a line is being advanced by various forces within the New Afrikan or Black Liberation Movement that these organizations and the means they employ to organize their people should be emulated as models to organize our own.

June 16, 2007
    “I am a rancher. I have lived off of cattle, off of sheepherding. Now the land is being eaten away day by day, by oil fences, coal mining, new power plants. My cattle have nothing to eat, the water is polluted, the air is dirty, Life itself has sunken. The very basis of economic development for my family has diminished far below poverty level to where I can barely survive.
June 22, 2007

This is an expanded version of the article that appeared in Left Turn #25

According to the United Nations, nearly 400 million people are migrant workers inside their own countries or outside their countries of birth. Whether in search of refuge or a more prosperous future, people are increasingly migrating. Historically, during England’s Industrial Revolution, peasants who were displaced from their farmlands were forced to migrate to cities and worked for scanty wages in growing industries.

July 10, 2007

In a small still mostly segregated section of rural Louisiana, an all white jury heard a series of white witnesses called by a white prosecutor testify in a courtroom overseen by a white judge in a trial of a fight at the local high school where a white student who had been making racial taunts was hit by black students. The fight was the culmination of a series of racial incidents starting when whites responded to black students sitting under the “white tree” at their school by hanging three nooses from the tree.