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The Dark World of Trump’s America Today, we have a naked expression of authoritarianism, hate, bigotry, and racism in the form of Donald Trump in the White House. He reiterated his “law and order” agenda...

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The Bolshevik-led Russian Revolution of 1917 was a lightning bolt across the world as the weakest link in the global capitalist chain was broken. In the United States, the idea of the working class, poor,...

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“Freedom only comes through persistent revolt, through persistent agitation, through persistently rising up against the system of evil.” – Martin Luther King, Jr Over five thousand people took to the streets for Seattle’s 35th annual...

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On January  11, the #NoNewYouthJail movement came together outside of the site of Seattle’s proposed $210 million new juvenile detention facility to speak out against the city’s investment in the prison complex at the expense...

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The questions facing the movement today evoke the history of the last major period of the black freedom struggle, the Civil Rights and Black Power movements, whose highest expression was the development of the Black...

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The release of 13th comes during a crucial moment in U.S. politics with the rise of Black Lives Matter (BLM), the development of prisoners’ strikes around the country, and the racist attacks soon to come...

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“It is time, brothers and sisters, for us to make a unified national pivot. Our protests, of course, must continue, but we must add a critical new layer on top of them. It is time...

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Tulsa and Charlotte Uprisings At least 193 black people have been killed by police in 2016 (The Guardian). On top of police violence, the black community faces disproportionate unemployment, poverty, a lack of access to...

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Kaepernick on death threats: “If something like that were to happen, you’ve proved my point. It’ll be loud and clear why it happened.” — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) September 20, 2016 When Colin Kaepernick began his...

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The following press release was originally published at Sawant.Seattle.gov. Councilmember Sawant Celebrates Movement’s Historic Victory, Blocking the Bunker Victory Rally September 22nd, 6 PM, Washington Hall, 153 14th Avenue SEATTLE – Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle),...

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