Daily Archives: May 7, 2016

History of Mexican-Black solidarity

Excerpts from a 2007 talk by Debbie Johnson at a meeting in Detroit for Black History Month. There’s a long history of Mexicans welcoming and assisting Blacks fleeing US slavery. When white slave-hunting militias would come into Mexico demanding that their property the enslaved workers be returned, many Mexicans rejected these pleas and were angered…

Where Tom Hayden gets it wrong

Answer to Tom Hayden writing in The Nation to endorse Hillary for president: I used to support Bernie but then I changed my mind http://www.thenation.com/article/i-used-to-support-bernie-but-then-i-changed-my-mind/ How Tom Hayden Gets It Wrong by Charles Fredricks Because Tom fears the alternative is Lucifer, he opts to support Lucifer’s minion instead. Hyperbole? Hillary is working to export fracking…

May 23 Deadline to Register to Vote in CA

by Michael Novick The deadline to register to vote or to change your partisan preference in California for the June 7 primary is on May 23. Republicans are holding a closed Presidential primary, meaning only registered Republicans can participate. In the Democratic primary, registered Democrats and ìno party preferenceî voters are allowed to cast a…

Fruits of a Poisonous Tree

[col. writ. 6/10/16] © by Mumia Abu-Jamal In legal theory there is something known as ëthe -fruit-of-the-poisonous-treeí doctrine, which holds that an illegal search, arrest or interrogation poisons -or taints – all that follows, and as such, it may not be used in a prosecution. If that is so, what of America’s failed and corrupt…

SUPPRESSION

by Sehu Kessa Saa Tabansi AKA Alfonso Percy Pew I am somewhere between insanity and being sane it’s like being incomprehensible to anyone else besides my self where i am there is both death and life yet it is a far cry from the eternal paradise and this hell it’s just another sharp knife how…

RUSSIA-US-CHINA RELATIONS: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

by Rob Macon Remember the saying, The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world? During this 2016 presidential election, concerns about the next elected president of the US being able to maintain a diplomatic relationship with two of the world’s other great powers; Russia and China. As President Obama prepares to leave the White…

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