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How do we deal with a Karen or a Ken?

Amy Cooper calling cops with racist threats

While the U.S. continues to be rocked by protests against white supremacy and police terror, some clueless Karens and Kens continue to use the police against anyone or anything they perceive as a threat. I will detail two interactions I had this week.

The LA gang truce and uprising of 1992 - Davey D & Twilight Bey

An interview with Twilight Bey, a former gang member involved in negotiating the truce, on the LA gang truce and uprising of 1992. This interview was first conducted on the 10-year anniversary of the uprising in April 2002, and was archived at indybay.org.

An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis - James Baldwin

A letter written by James Baldwin in 1970, responding to the arrest of Angela Davis.

Is President Donald Trump a threat and danger?

This article covers how president Trump has shown us the true face of capitalism and whether the working class struggles grow under the dictatorship or those in power by the names of labour, social democrat, socialists and leftists. It also puts some facts before the readers and question them that who really in a long-term serves our struggle?

Stonewall Means Riot Right Now: What the Queer Uprisings of 1969 Share with the George Floyd Protests of 2020

Many of us are reflecting on how today’s struggles against police and white supremacy connect to past uprisings. Let’s look at the resonances between Stonewall and the Justice for George Floyd rebellions and what these show us about how to catalyze resistance to oppression. This article was first published by Crimethinc.

Dr. Angela Davis on the role of the trans and non-binary communities in the fight for the feminist abolition she advocates for

Dr. Angela Davis on that women, queer people, and particularly the trans community have shown us that because they show that the normalcy of cisheteronormativity and patriarchy can be challenged, the normalcy of police, jails, and prisons can also be challenged.

Queering the Panthers: Rhetorical adjacency and black/queer liberation politics

Lisa Corrigan's article charting the coterminous relationship between the black liberation movement and the gay liberation movement with special emphasis on the relationship between the Black Panther Party and the Gay Liberation Front.

Predictive Dialing For Dollars: Phoning at the Cutting Edge of Technology

Anti-Apartheid Demonstration UC Berkeley 1985

In response to the release Boots Riley's film Sorry to Bother You in 2018, I wrote this piece about my own experience working in a call center -- and how it took place against the backdrop of my own political radicalization. I post it today in honor of Juneteenth, where my former union, ILWU, will shut down all 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast as part of protests against racism and police violence.

This is how movements are disorganized: Malcolm Jenkins and the NFL

NFL player Malcolm Jenkins has received recognition for speaking out against racial injustice, but he undermined fellow players’ efforts to confront it, says Marianne Garneau. This article was first published by Organizing Work.