Category: Analysis

FBI will never count those injured and murdered by the cops

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The writer set up an emergency hate crimes and incidents reporting system involving government and community agencies in Southern California in the ...

After 42 years in solitary, Albert Woodfox’s conviction overturned

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On Dec. 4, while shackled and chained, needing assistance to turn the pages of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, revoluti...

U.N. Anti-Nazism resolution: US, Canada, Ukraine sole opposers

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On Friday, November 23, the United Nations passed a resolution condemning Nazism and similar tendencies. The resolution, proposed by Russia at the UN ...

The colonial underdevelopment of Africa by Europe and the United States

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This article is based on a talk given at a Nov. 7 Party for Socialism and Liberation forum on Ebola. The history of colonialism has made it impossible...

Murder, she spoke

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Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first secretary of state (Jan. 21, 2009 – Feb. 1, 2013) under President Barack Obama. The fancy title means that Clin...

Award-winning author critiques capitalism

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Acceptance speeches by authors at the annual National Book Awards program rarely draw much attention in the broader popular culture. Although they don...

Marion Barry (1936-2014): Passing of civil rights figure marks end of era

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With the death of Marion Barry, it’s hard not to reflect on the passing of not only a man but an era. Mayor Barry was undoubtedly the most iconic of...

Report: 2.5 million U.S. children dumped like garbage in the street

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It’s hard to say what is the most indicting aspect of the profit system. One trend, however, the dumping of children onto the street in the richest...

No more illusions: Missouri cops talked peace, prepared war

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has just declared a State of Emergency. It includes the creation of a Unified Command of police forces and the activation of t...

Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of global greenhouse gasses

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A recent study (Climate Change Jan. 2014) shows that two thirds of greenhouse gasses have been emitted by just 90 corporations. Of them, just 20 are r...