USA

Prisoners - Black Flag

Mark Barnsley

Round up of prisoner solidarity from Black Flag #218, 1999.

Against Police Reform - For the Abolition of Capitalism

Just as this piece was ready to go online, yet another blatant police shooting of a black US citizen in full sight has triggered angry protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Jacob Blake has been left paralysed from the waist down. Added to the re-run of nightime curfews, tooled-up police and National Guard lining up against protesters came a follower of "Blue Lives Matter": 17 year old Kyle Rittenhouse, with loaded rifle, promptly shot three people, killing two of them.

די דעפּאָרטאַציאָן

איינע פון די זיעגע אין דעם קאַמף צו מאַכען אונזער זאָגענאַנטע „פרייע רעפּובליק“ פאַר אַן אמת’ע סאָוועטען רעפּובליק, איז געווען די בעפרייאונג פון די 12 חברים וועלכע זיינען געווען פערהאַלטען אין עליס איילאַנד, דעפּארטירט צו ווערען מיט די אַנדערע.

The Deportation

In the struggle to make our so-called "free republic" into a truly soviet republic, one victory was the release of the 12 comrades who were arrested on Ellis Island and to be deported alongside others.

How It Might Should Be Done - Idris Robinson

The following is a transcript of a talk delivered in Seattle on July 20, 2020, lightly-edited by the author for readability. A video recording produced by Red May is online here. This text was first published by Ill Will Editions.

“Black” anger shakes the rotten pillars of bourgeois and democratic “civilization” - Bordiga, 1965

Bordiga writing about Watts

I'm not a Bordigist, but... This text by Bordiga on the Watts Rebellion of 1965 seems somehow relevant to recent protests against racism.
I discovered the French translation and realised that there was no decent English translation of the text available. Plus, the French edition had some relevant footnotes, including one quite harshly criticising Bordiga for being soft on the American Antebellum slave economy...

Hands off the US! Stand with the American people and their democratically elected leader against the regime change plot!

An article examining the current protests in the US, applying the anti-imperialist perspective of the Grayzone, MintPress News and many others.

Get fucked, Bigdaddy!

A gay temp worker's account of workplace sabotage in a fundamentalist Christian company.

The Murder of George Floyd: The End of Racism Starts with the Death of Capitalism

The killing of George Floyd in plain sight by the Minneapolis police rightly shocked millions of people across the world. The killing of a black person by the police is not an unusual event, particularly in the US.