"I think we should also be building a different kind of world that doesn’t structurally run on racism and other kinds of oppression and capitalism. And the construction of constructive view is the point of building that world. That world would have a much different energy system. It would produce things in a different way."
"The new year should offer the opportunity to rethink life, dignity, and a humane equality as they unfold in their fullest and always with others. The new year should be rooted in dreams that reject a vision of the future as simply a continuation of the present."
"Rather than arguing detailed academic theory, we must answer the right-wing assault on anti-racism by demonstrating the real motives of those who have launched the attack on it."
"...Pierce’s impassioned vocals and righteous message to keep fighting for justice in this country. It’s the sound of everyone who’s hungry for change, steadying themselves and marching toward a common goal.”
“Most of the people who were out there were sincere. They cared about their rights and the rights of others. They wanted to contribute to a better world for their families and others.”
"While Congress wrangled over modest emergency pandemic relief for Americans, the nation of Israel receives $3.8 billion annually—and even more covert aid—with barely a whisper of debate."
Democracy Now! Police Killed John Thompson’s Friend Philando Castile. Now He Is a Lawmaker Fighting Racist Policing
Rep. John Thompson from the Minnesota Legislature discusses bills re police accountability and barriers in the Republican state senate
DN!: “A Step Forward”: Black Lives Matter Protests Forced Biden to Push Racial Equity, But More Is Needed
"And so, we’ll be fighting to make sure that when we talk about — when the Movement for Black Lives talks about defunding police, that we’re talking about all police, including ICE and Customs and Border Patrol; when we talk about abolishing prisons, that we’re talking about all of them, including detention centers; and when we’re talking about Black Lives Matter, we’re talking about all Black lives, including those of our people that are in this country without papers."
"While hedonism was running rampant among young, white, urban professionals, George Floyd and his family and friends were caught up in another hallmark of the 1980s: the war on drugs."
Officers not charged with death of Breonna Taylor. Local and nationwide protests. By Emma Sron November 5, 2020 This article originally appeared in the print version of Women Against Military Madness Newsletter Vol 38, No 5, 2020. On Wednesday, September 23, a Kentucky grand jury indicted Louisville police officer Brett Hankison for wanton endangerment in More
[Trump] is pushing the country toward genuine fascism: wholesale disregard of the law, the rule of big military, the rule of big money, Wall Street, and Silicon Valley. He is crushing workers, marginalizing women, scapegoating Mexicans, and Muslims, and Jews, and Black, brown, and indigenous people."