The Real Dragon: George Jackson and the Black August Tradition

Alieu Bah “I don’t want to die and leave a few sad songs and a hump in the ground as my only monument. I want to leave a world that is liberated from trash, pollution, racism, nation-states, nation-state wars and armies, from pomp, bigotry, parochialism, a thousand different brands of untruth and licentious, usurious economics.”…

The Capitalist Roots of Anti-Indigenous Racism in Canada

OWEN SCHALK We need to liberate ourselves from the courts, ballot boxes, school system, church, and all other agencies that command us to stay in our “colonized place.”  This oppression of the native people is so deeply rooted in the capitalist system that it cannot be completely eliminated without eliminating capitalism itself.1 In 1975, the…

Unmasking the “Orient’s” White Masks: Remembering Fanon

Karim Sharara Colonialism perpetuates itself by keeping the colonials on an inferior basis, ever-striving to “rise” to the level of the colonizers. Frantz Fanon’s life was transformed due to the damaging effect of French colonialism on his home country and on Algeria, which led him to conduct a psychoanalytical study on its effects, and how…

The Limits of “Lived Experience”

 Erica Caines Online, the “left” continues to find itself in a never ending series of bad faith arguments around self-determination. Many terms/frameworks that may have had a subversive character within their original context when first articulated, have now been incorporated and distorted by liberalism encouraging radical individualism and anti-materialism. More and more, analyses that are…