Category Racism

We Must Protest the Reinstated Muslim Ban by Meredith Aby-Keirstead

Join with us to demand:  No Ban, No Bombs, No Wars!!

Banality of Evil Redux

IMAGINE ADOLF EICHMANN was never prosecuted for his war crimes. Instead, he wrote a book.

DN! “Philando Can Be Any of Us”: Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing

When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.

Anti-Fascism and Revolution

The network of fascists that adopted national liberation as a guiding principle then began to infiltrate leftist networks and commit terrorist attacks against innocent civilians across Europe.

Naomi Klein | How to Resist Trump’s Shock Doctrine (Video)

One thing I’ve learned over two decades of reporting from dozens of crises around the world: these tactics can be resisted.

WaPo’s Laziest Columnist Calls Protesters ‘Fascists,’ Equates Them to Manchester Bomber

Cohen would, conveniently, avoid the substance of the Middlebury dispute, dismissing the overarching scientific racism advanced by Murray as “beside the point.”

Chris Hedges | Memories lost with author Russell Banks, On Contact (Video)

In his books, screenplays and short stories, Banks uncovers the humanity of the marginalized.

DN! War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration: Michelle Alexander, Susan Burton (Videos)

Civil rights advocate and best-selling author Michelle Alexander responds to the new push by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to escalate the war on drugs

Jon Else | Not Your Grandma’s Civil Rights Strategy: Whose Streets? (Then and Now)

What mechanisms will remain for the activists to activate?

Footage in Documentary Prompts New Questions About Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson (Video)

The footage shows Mr. Brown entering the store, Ferguson Market and Liquor, shortly after 1 a.m. on the day he died.

ACLU | Why the Only Way to Fix the Muslim Ban Is Not to Have a Muslim Ban

Ultimately, in other words, the most fundamental flaw of the Muslim ban remains the same: It is still a ban, signed by a president who promised to bar Muslims from entering the United States, motivated by an intent to discriminate against Muslims, and that overwhelmingly affects Muslims rather than those of other faiths.

Evergreene Digest | A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself by Henry A. Giroux

A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself ~ Henry A. Giroux Related: Table of Contents, Foreword, and the First Chapter from America at War with Itself Related: Will Americans Submit to Despotism in an Urge to ‘Escape from Freedom’Shelley Walia, The […]

Juan Cole | Why Is Acknowledging Israeli Apartheid a Shock?

What Sanders is doing here is demolishing typical Israeli propaganda points (hasbara) wherein Israel is simply a victim of the Palestinians and in which Palestinians are demonized as Khamas and terrorists and violent and irrationally angry.

Chris Hedges | The Return of American Race Laws

The central tenet of fascism is always that war cleanses society and that the “virtues” that war inculcates in its combatants and survivors provide a new moral vigor.

Standing Rock by Paul Lojeski

Standing Rock Once more, the living dead have risen to steal the beaten, bloody land, to plunder history, to despoil the one true mother for coins and capital, for power’s poisoned love. So, yet again, tribes have gathered as ancestors had when the criminals first came to murder and plunder, to stand against the storm, […]

Murtaza Hussain | Trump’s Rhetoric on “Radical Islam” Undermines Counterextremism Programs in U.S.

Never popular in the first place, domestic counterextremism programs are now likely to become much more aggressive and bellicose.

Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt

As Pollock says: “What she was afraid of was the tendency to devalue action, for the economic to overtake the political.”

Fear in the Age of Trump

Today I write from that place of fear, maybe tomorrow I will write of hope and resistance.

Kathy Kelly | White Silence Equals Violence: Awaiting A Verdict

Although found guilty, I’ll still act in accordance with my belief that we didn’t act criminally.

INDIVISIBLE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR RESISTING THE TRUMP AGENDA

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