Black Power Blueprint: Reclaim the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

[Begins at 2:39] Reclaim the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.! MLK Day belongs to the African community! Join Black Power Blueprint LIVE! as we speak with African People’s Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela about how the government assassinated Martin Luther King because he fought for justice for black people. We will discuss the struggle…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Time to Break Silence

Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence Rev. Martin Luther King Speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City I come to this magnificent house of worship tonight because my conscience leaves me no other choice….

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Stanford: “The Other America”

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speech at Stanford on April 14, 1967. This speech is known as “The other America”. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy and the Labor Movement The Assassination of Martin Luther King and the Suppression of the Anti-War and Peace Perspectives 10th Annual MLK Day Focuses on Labor…

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack of Settler Privilege

Dina Gilio-Whitaker November is Native American Heritage Month, when we as American Indian people get to have the mic for a little while. So, I’d like to take my turn at the virtual mic to talk about settler privilege, something you likely have never thought of, or have never even heard of. What you have…

Philippines: Inside the New People’s Army

redfish Published on Apr 15, 2018 The New People’s Army is marking its 50th year of waging war against the U.S. sponsored Armed Forces of the Philippines. redfish went “underground” with one of the world’s oldest Communist insurgencies. redfish Published on Apr 15, 2018 Inside a base of Maoist guerrillas who control some of the…

What is Dialectical Materialism? An Introduction

Curry Malott After the deaths of Marx and Engels, socialists began taking up the important task of summarizing their work for popularization. In 1919, for example, Georg Lukács, the Hungarian Marxist, argued that the essence of Marx’s project is not the correctness or incorrectness of his many theses, but rather, his dialectical method. Stressing the…

The Roots of Fascism in Ukraine: From Nazi Collaboration to Maidan

Sam Shipman In recent years Ukraine has popped up in the mainstream media due to explosive political developments. Starting with the “Orange Revolution” in November of 2004, to the Euromaidan coup d’etat that was carried out by multiple fascists organizations and was propped up and propagated by the US government. With the recent surge in…

An Introduction to the Affinity Group

By Plain Words From 1890’s Spain to present day Bloomington, anarchists of varying stripes organize ourselves and take action together in what’s called an “affinity group.” Central to anarchy is not only respect for autonomy, but the belief that without stifling systems of control, people are capable of creativity, beauty, and courage. Because it is…

The Vanishing Jewish Anarchists

A Review of Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History Of Jewish Radicalism At the close of 2016, Verso books published Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History Of Jewish Radicalism, by Alain Brossat and Sylvia Klingberg. Eager to learn more about Jewish radicalism of all stripes, one CrimethInc. agent sent away for a copy of this book. The results were…

If the FBI Approaches You to Become an Informant

CrimethInc Federal agents approach you. Perhaps they just ask a couple offhand questions; perhaps they have a deal to propose. They might tell you they are trying to help you; they might tell you that you are in a lot of trouble and it will just get worse unless you cooperate with them; they might…

Karen Spellman and the SNCC Legacy Project – Black Power Chronicle

When did the “Civil Rights Movement” morph into the “Black Power Era” — or is that a false dichotomy. The best testimony on that question comes from those who participated in the process – people like Karen Spellman, an early activist with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee and currently co-director of the Black Power Chronicles….

From George Wallace to the Alt-Right: Resisting White Supremacy

By Lorenzo Raymond The history of the civil rights movement is often used to pressure militants into passive resistance. But how nonviolent was the Black Freedom Movement, particularly when it was winning? Historians now agree that the use of force played a constructive role for many liberation projects of the period, including not just the Black…