US Subverts Eritrea, “Africa’s Cuba”

U.S. Sets Stage for Libya-Like Regime Change in Eritrea, “Africa’s Cuba” by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “Eritrea’s fierce independence has put it in imperialism’s crosshairs.” The US is setting the stage for a so-called “humanitarian” military intervention against the small northeast African nation of Eritrea, under legal pretexts much like those used to justify…

Documents reveal Failed CIA Coup Attempt in Ecuador

New Documents Reveal Failed CIA Recruitment Agency in Ecuador by teleSUR TV http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/New-Documents-Reveal-Failed-CIA-Recruitment-Agency-in-Ecuador-20160613-0011.html On Sept. 30, 2010, Ecuador’s police and military revolted in a failed coup that saw President Rafael Correa held against his will. New classified documents revealed by teleSUR show how the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, or CIA, inflitrated and strengthened its presence…

The More Effective Evil

The More Effective Evil by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action In planning this issue of Change Links, we sought commentary on post-primary, pre-general election directions for the movement from progressive Democrats for Bernie, the Peace & Freedom Party, Freedom Socialist Party and anarchists, with little or no response. Instead we are running the information you see…

Muhammad Ali – the Greatest! by Mumia Abu-Jamal

MUHAMMAD ALI: “The Greatest!” (1942-2016) [col. writ. 6/4/16] ©’16 Mumia Abu-Jamal It was Jan. 1942, when the baby, Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. was. Born to a working-class Negro family in Louisville, Kentucky. In those days, Kentucky was famous for its distinctive blue grass, its championship horses and its whiskey. None knew that the brown boy…

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KPFK Local Station Board Elections Underway

KPFK LOCAL STATION BOARD ELECTION IN-PROGRESS by Chance McKee, KPFK Local Election Supervisor KPFK, a listener-sponsored station of Pacifica Foundation Radio, has begun the election process for its 2016 Local Station Board. The nomination process began on June 1, 2016 at 9:00 am PST and closed on June 30, 2016 at 9:00 pm PST. There…

Poetry Corner: Poem by Pulse Massacre Survivor

Poem by Pulse Massacre Survivor Patience Carter “The guilt of feeling grateful to be alive is heavy. Wanting to smile about surviving but not sure if the people around you are ready. As the world mourns, the victims killed and viciously slain, I feel guilty about screaming about my legs in pain. Because I could…

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, “Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. Is The Answer” is a powerful documentary film I’m directing and producing that’s offering a solution to one of the most pressing and provocative issues of our time — racial profiling. We’re creating a film that will promote reconciliation and healing between police and the rest of the community….

Defend Black Lives Matter Protesters Against Police Abuse

BLM Pasadena organizer Jasmine Richards Abdullah says: “I moved from Pasadena my home due to police threats. I have also been charged with felony lynching from a peace walk BLM Pasadena organized in northwest Pasadena on August 28, 2015.” As C-L goes to press, she was convicted of attempted felony lynching in Pasadena by the Pasadena office of the L.A. County district attorney, and faces a possible 4-year sentence on Tuesday June 7 at the Pasadena courthouse — people are mobilizing for court support and urge leniency.

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