No Bombs! No Ban!

Change Links editorial cartoon by David Monkawa of Progressive Asian Network for Action (PANA) This will appear in the next print issue, but it’s too good to delay publication until then.  

Dennis Banks: Warrior for Indian Rights, Presente!

DENNIS BANKS: Warrior for Indian Rights, Presénte [col. writ. 11/3/17] ©2017 Mumia Abu-Jamal In the late 1960s and early ‘70s, two names emerged from the Native American and Indigenous community that stood for resistance to white repression and assaults on Native life: Russell Means and Dennis Banks. They were men who lived, at times, in…

Musings on Misogyny and Militarism

As Above, So Below: Musings on Misogyny and Militarism by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-Los Angeles/People Against Racist Terror (ARA-LA/PART) The link between phallo-centric masculinism and weaponry is hardly a new one. From laments about “boys and their toys” to satiric art about missile envy, it is widely acknowledged and commented on. But the level to…

Poetry Corner: 7 x 7 x 7

7 x 7 x 7   Prosser crooned a blues chorus wailed for a New Richmond. Hanged! betrayed by house Judases. Vesey beat the ju ju drums for mass uprising to come; betrayed! hanged like fresh deer meat. Cinque rebelled through noble blood of forebears. the Amistad freed! a bold new star at sea. Walker’s…

Puerto Rico Turns to Collectives to Rebuild

Puerto Rico, abandoned by Trump and facing disaster capitalism looting by big business, turns to socialist and anarchist collectives to rebuild https://boingboing.net/2017/11/20/the-breaking-point.html Disaster capitalism depends on the idea that “There is No Alternative” and that the populace can only sit by passively while their infrastructure, government, homes and schools are hijacked and sold off to…

The Plutocrats Are Pursuing Internet Censorship

The Plutocrats Are Pursuing Internet Censorship by Caitlin Johnstone [excerpts] https://medium.com/@caityjohnstone/the-plutocrats-are-pursuing-internet-censorship-and-theyre-barely-even-hiding-it-f0100b037642 Facebook has just announced that it is creating a resource which shows users which Russian propaganda outlets they have liked or followed, in response to consumers’ newly manufactured demand to be protected from ideas and information that might make them less patriotic. It is…

Trump Tax Plan Robs from the Poor to Give to the Rich

Reverse Robin Hood: Trump Tax Plan Robs from the Poor to Give to the Rich Data and text from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) [Editor’s notes in brackets] https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/reconciliationrecommendationssfc.pdf The combined distributional effect of the provisions estimated by …CBO, thus representing the total distributional effect of the bill, was calculated by subtracting the estimated…

Resisting the Reproduction of the Rat Race

Child Rat Down By Chari de Dennis Our common everyday lives, speech and behaviors are culturally reproducing the very Rat Race ideology that the Resistance Movement opposes. Trump may be the top rat. But, look around us on all sides. There are more rats than voting machines being rigged. Capitalism has always counted upon competition…

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