Anti-racism

This category is about racism and the struggle against it, but is not focused on border and immigrant issues – which, of course, have to do with anti-racist struggle. However, since we have categories specific to those, please look there regarding those issues, which may not be included here.

New Music to Move and Groove the Masses – A Review of Releases from 2022

by Aminta Zea (from Lo Eterno), Leo Gimenes, Madeline McClure, and James Patrick Jordan The world is a difficult place right now, with so many anxieties and fears and threats and pandemics and coups and wars and missed opportunities as the planet plunges head strong towards eco-disaster… The crazy thing about it is that 2022…

TAKE ACTION: political prisoners in the United States require a political solution!

While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color By James Patrick Jordan, Eduardo Garcia, Natalia Burdyńska-Schuurman (National Co-Coordinators) Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool of…

While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color

By James Patrick Jordan, Eduardo Garcia, Natalia Burdyńska-Schuurman (National Co-Coordinators) Originally published on Covert Action Magazine Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool of racist repression. It’s aimed disproportionately at people of color as well as others engaged in anti-racist struggle.…

Political prisoners in the USA

Read “While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color,” a comprehensive analysis of political imprisonment in the United States today Introduction & methodology Below is a list of individuals currently incarcerated in the United States for actions threatening U.S. imperial…

Decolonization, Multipolarity, and the Demise of the Monroe Doctrine

 indigenous, Indigenous Rights, Mapuche, Monroe Doctrine, Pink Tide, United States 17 min read William Camacaro, Caracas Frederick Mills, Washington DC * This article was originally published on COHA.org “It is no longer possible, in the case of America, to continue with the Monroe Doctrine nor with the slogan ‘America for the Americans.’” Andrés Manuel López…

It’s all connected: racism, poverty, environmental assault

We invite you to examine environmental racism and racialized assaults on the most fundamental elements of all life: air, water, and land. By Camille Landry (National Co-Coordinator) Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement…

Our environment: enough for everyone’s need…but not everyone’s greed

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Yet, when it comes to the effects of climate change, there has been nothing but chronic injustice and the corrosion of human rights.” (Mary Robinson) By Camille Landry (National Co-Coordinator) The most fundamental human right is the right to live. This includes the…

TODAY! Workers’ Summit of the Americas 2022 (Day 2)

About The Workers’ Summit of the Americas is a workers’ conference that calls for the programmatic unity of the working class and social movements to create a permanent forum for solidarity and the linking of anti-imperialist, anti-colonial and anti-patriarchal struggles in the American continent. The Summit will be held in Tijuana, Mexico to counteract the Summit…

The criminalization of pregnancy: a miscarriage of justice

By Camille Landry (National Co-Coordinator) The United States of America is a nation – the first nation-state – that was founded on principles of genocide, racism, hatred and misogyny. Despite limited actions to recognize the basic human rights of Black, Brown, Indigenous, female and LGBTQI people, this nation persists in denying fundamental human rights to…

Disability rights are human rights – and they affect ALL of us

By James Patrick Jordan (National Co-Coordinator) Talking about disability Language matters, and in the case of people with disabilities, it matters a lot. Ableism, exclusion, and misconceptions are held up by a foundation of words that are still abundant in U.S. society. The very concept of “ability” is a continuum that varies from person to…