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Cannabis Legalization: A Jailed Generation and the Suits Making Millions

The marijuana juggernaut is rolling at full steam. Legalization and decriminalization is creating a...

Jeff Sessions: Attorney General from Hell

The Rise of Jeff Sessions Attorney General Jeff Sessions has led a long and highly...

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2016 Elections: Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Party Trap

As we head toward 2016, the presidential election will increasingly dominate U.S. politics, drawing...

Film Review: Straight Outta Compton

The theatrical release and commercial success of Straight Outta Compton, a biographical film that chronicles...

Socialism and the Struggle Against Racism

Since the revolt in Ferguson after the killing of Michael Brown a year ago, Black Lives Matter (BLM) has spread nationally and won limited, but important, victories. For the first time in many years, police officers are facing indictment for murdering civilians.

Fight for Black Freedom!

Mass movements in reaction to the murders of Emmett Till in 1955 and Mike Brown last year have become a way to tell the world that Black lives are just as important as that of any other human being.

Take down the Confederate Flag! A Symbol of Brutal Racist Oppression

While Dylann Roof appears to have acted alone, he was inspired by a white supremacist ideology with deep roots in American society in general and the South in particular

Kalief Browder and the American “Injustice System”

In May of 2010, 16-year-old Kalief Browder and a friend were walking home through...

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