By JAMES FORTIN The laws of a capitalist nation are written to support and defend the institutions of the economic system, and the interests of the class in power.
With Mumia Abu-Jamal, journalists Glen Ford and Nora Barrows-Friedman, and author Clifford Conner
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By SAM ERIC As in the U.S., Canadian Black Lives Matter protesters have demanded the removal of statues representing racism and colonialism, embodied in the brutal racist police. “Disarm! Defund! Dismantle! Abolish!” is their demand.
By ANN MONTAGUE In a victory after years of struggle by student and local activists, the university has announced that its police will no longer carry guns.
By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL For years — indeed, for decades — we have seen the mirage of reform being presented by neoliberal leaders and their media tools, only to awake too late to ghoulish nightmares of shattered promises and hopes betrayed.
By FREDERICK DOUGLASS “A day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. To him, your celebration is a sham.”
Do any of us have anything to celebrate this 4th of July? UNAC believes we do not.
By BARRY SHEPPARD Trump’s first rally in months only drew a small crowd as Covid cases skyrocket and the mass movement against racism and police brutality continues.
“Our Solidarity with the Worldwide Anti-Racist Revolt” By EXECUTIVE BUREAU OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL
By MALIK MIAH The rebellion against police violence and murder continues to expand. New demands arise against institutional racism and its symbols of oppression and genocide by Black and Brown people and Native American nations.
By JEFF MACKLER Today’s unprecedented mobilizations began with the police murder of George Floyd. But their depth and staying power is equally a reflection of the mass anger and frustration stemming from all the insults to one’s being that capitalism has inflicted on working class America, and especially the nation’s Black, Brown and Native American communities.
By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL Protests against police brutality and racism in America have spread around the world.
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The United National Antiwar Coalition stands in solidarity with communities across the country who are rising up in protest against racist police violence. Defend Black Lives! No Police State! No Military Dictatorship! Release all arrestees! No more attacks on anti-racist protesters!
By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL “The name Eric Garner has become a catch word for the state of black America for decades, if not centuries, who can barely breathe free air.”
By LISA LEONARD On-the-ground report from a comrade in Minneapolis on the protests of George Floyd’s murder. #JusticeForGeorge
By GLEN FORD George Floyd’s death by Blue Plague in Minneapolis was widely condemned by the same parties that have encouraged and funded the spread of the fatal contagion.
By JEFF MACKLER George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many more Black people have been murdered by racist cops every day. Meanwhile, Black people are dying of COVID-19 at a rate 3 times higher than whites.
By JOHN LESLIE At a meeting in Philadelphia on Sept. 28, organizers discussed the opening of a new phase in the fight to free Mumia Abu-Jamal, the noted journalist and political prisoner who was convicted on false charges of killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981. Last year, in a series of court appearances, Mumia’s … Continue reading A new phase in Mumia’s case
By MARTY GOODMAN UPDATED: July 18 — On the 5th anniversary of the police murder of Eric Garner, July 17, the “Justice Department” announced, as the five-year statute of limitations expired, that they would not prosecute Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who had placed a chokehold on Garner, causing his death. The decision to end a civil … Continue reading Eric Garner case finally heard — in a cops’ court
By STEVE XAVIER Political prisoner Eddie Goodman Africa, a member of the MOVE 9, was released from prison on the morning of June 2, after 40 years of unjust incarceration. Janet Holloway Africa and Janine Phillips Africa were also released recently (on May 25), becoming the third and fourth MOVE members to be set free … Continue reading Free at last! Three members of the MOVE 9 released from prison
By CAROLINE WINSLOW America has long lauded its school system as a Great Equalizer—a tool that provides all students, regardless of social standing, with the tools necessary to succeed. Thus, goes the narrative, all differences in outcome can be attributed to individual choices, absolving capitalism and the structures tied to it of their responsibility. Education … Continue reading Black teacher’s job is in limbo
By JEFF MACKLER Two months in the planning, the April 6 public forum at St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Berkeley represented a profound contribution to renewing the justice and freedom struggle of the innocent and framed for murder political prisoner, Mumia Abu-Jamal. A capacity-filling multi-racial and multi-generational crowd of 400 people, including a broad range … Continue reading Mumia Abu-Jamal: An Evening for Justice and Freedom
By JEFF MACKLER The sensational news on April 17 that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner withdrew his appeal of Superior Court Judge Leon Tucker’s granting of new appeal rights to Mumia Abu-Jamal represents a major breakthrough in Mumia’s 37-year freedom struggle. Krasner’s decision opens the door wide to re-building a broad and decisive movement in … Continue reading Mumia Abu-Jamal victory: Philadelphia DA withdraws his appeal