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The Shipwreck of the Mexican State

January 29, 2015

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Originally posted on Chiapas Support Committee:
THE SHIPWRECK OF THE MEXICAN STATE  By Rafael Barajas and Pedro Miguel Without drug money, the Mexican economy would collapse, which is why politics, economics and organized crime are entwined at the highest levels. That reality, underlying the students’ massacre, has led to a rare display of anger on…

Joint Declaration from the Festival of Rebellions and Resistances

January 19, 2015

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Originally posted on Chiapas Support Committee:
DECLARATION FROM THE FIRST WORLDWIDE FESTIVAL OF RESISTANCE AND REBELLION AGAINST CAPITALISM Movement in Defense of Life and Territory To the peoples of the world: From Chiapas, Mexico, we send out our word to all those women and men from below, in the countryside and the city, in Mexico…

Podcast: Journalist Dan Cohen on What He Saw as Gaza Endured Deadly Winter Storm

January 18, 2015

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Originally posted on Dispatches from the Underclass:
https://twitter.com/dancohen3000/status/552243659857350656 On this year’s first episode of Unauthorized Disclosure Kevin Gosztola and I speak with journalist Dan Cohen about his experience reporting from the besieged and devastated Gaza Strip following Israel’s summertime assault, which killed over 2,200 people, including more than 500 children, and damaged and destroyed over 100,000 homes. (Download the…

Phil Africa Passes Away

January 13, 2015

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Originally posted on Denver Anarchist Black Cross:
Rest In Peace brother On Saturday, January 10th 2015 Phil Africa, revolutionary, John Africa’s First Minister of Defense, and beloved brother, husband and father, passed away under suspicious circumstances at the State Correctional Institution at Dallas, PA. On Sunday, January 4th Phil Africa wasn’t feeling well and went…

Death to Settler Identity & the 5 Stages of Grief

January 13, 2015

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Originally posted on AS THE WORLD BURNS:
Settler colonialism seems to be the least tolerable thing I have every tried to explain (for white settlers that is, Indigenous People’s know and live the reality with or with out the term). Unsettling is the perfect way to describe this work since most white settlers seem to…

Every Minute of Every Day: Patriarchy & Being Male

January 13, 2015

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Originally posted on Coyote & Wolf: Of Trickster Ramblings & Feral Rage:
A vast and beautiful body of work concerning patriarchy and its insidious and traumatic effects on women already exists. In my experience, however, literature concerning how patriarchy infiltrates and destroys male interactions and the psychological and emotional health of males is somewhat rare.…

Dear Fellow White People

January 12, 2015

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Originally posted on South Seattle Emerald:
Dear White People, We’re writing this letter to you, as white people, because white people have a specific and important role in undoing racism. The failure to indict the police officers in the cases of Michael Brown and Eric Garner are the most recent events in a long history…