• | Challenging Binary Gender Roles Using Nkrumahism Toureism Cabralism | MR Online

    Challenging binary gender roles using Nkrumahism-Toureism-Cabralism

    Gender binary–the classification of gender e.g. a “man” or “woman” into two, distinct, and opposite categorie–is a construct of class development and division and is therefore inconsistent with the humanist values of our Nkrumahist/Tureist/Cabralist ideology.

  • | Why and How To End The War In Ukraine | MR Online

    Why and how to end the war in Ukraine

    Jacqueline Luqman was a panelist on the February 16, 2023 webinar Why and How to End the War in Ukraine , which was sponsored by Chicago Area Peace Action. These were her remarks.

  • | Truth about Nicaragua | MR Online

    I witnessed the truth about Nicaragua

    ‘Entering adulthood alongside the dwindling of 2020 uprisings for Black liberation (that I had naively seen as the beginning of the end), I felt very stuck. Understanding I am a poor queer Black woman, I saw myself facing a world where the options presented for survival were dehumanizing at best, and the innate dream of living as a free person essentially destroyed.’ – Wawen Ewimbi

  • | Intellectualism | MR Online

    Reject anti-intellectualism

    A disingenuous trend is reemerging, bastardizing concepts of “accessibility” to attack and suppress radical efforts at political education. The focus on consistent ongoing political education is shot down as disconnected from the needs of the people.

  • | Dead US senator John McCain went to Ukraine and stood on stage with neo Nazi Oleh Tyahnybok back in 2013 | MR Online

    Liberal Democracy: The Bedfellow of fascism

    Antifascism, as a politic and concept, has grown more appealing in the last 6 years because of the rise of right-wing authoritarianism domestically and globally rooted in patriarchy and ongoing (settler) colonialism.

  • | African Liberation Day 2022 | MR Online

    African Liberation Day 2022: Smash neo-colonialism!

    The age of classical colonialism in Africa changed the course of history. Exploited trade agreements and pseudo alliances between African nobility and European merchants led to heightened warfare, looting, and genocide across the continent.

  • | From left to right Black musicians Paul Robeson Billie Holiday and Tupac Shakur | MR Online

    A short history of the U.S. war against Black musicians

    Although the cases of Billie Holiday, Paul Robeson, and Tupac Shakur may seem like cautionary tales for musicians who may be inclined to politicize their lyrics they have served as an inspiration; especially Tupac.

  • | Student Loan Debt | MR Online

    No half measures, cancel all student loan debt

    The material benefits of this pause to student loan payments are not something to be taken lightly. But considering the pause has clearly helped borrowers survive, the question for the Biden administration is simple: Why not make it permanent, and cancel all student debt?

  • | Three Steps to Black Liberation | MR Online

    Three steps to Black liberation

    If history should be any teacher, it has taught us this: the state has no interest in serving the needs of the masses of Black people in this country, who are poor and working class.

  • | Sir Ron Sanders Antigua and Barbudas ambassador to the US and the OAS | MR Online

    NATO’s warmongering voice in the Caribbean

    Since the start of the war in Ukraine, Sir Ron Sanders, Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador to the U.S. and the OAS, has emerged as one of the most strident Caribbean voices in favour of U.S./NATO warmongering in eastern Europe.

  • | A Statement on Ukraine from the Black Liberation Movement | MR Online

    A statement on Ukraine from the Black Liberation Movement

    The ongoing crisis and war in Ukraine threatens to pull the world into a disastrous nuclear confrontation.

  • | Will Smith slap Chris Rock | MR Online

    I’m sick of the Oscars, Will Smith and Chris Rock

    As usual, the blatant hypocrisy of the capitalist system is so sickening it turns my stomach.  And, it should turn yours also.  Just to be clear, I don’t care one bit about Will Smith, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett-Smith, the Oscars, the U.S. government, capitalism, any of it.

  • | Imperialism and the Weaponization of Empathy | MR Online

    Imperialism and the weaponization of empathy

    Scientists theorize that empathy developed as an evolutionary strategy to build stronger bonds among animals that depend on cooperation for survival.

  • | Kuwasi Balagoon | MR Online

    Love, Power and Peace by Piece

    Freedom is a habit and for Africans throughout history, it is one that can cost you dearly while under the repressive state apparatus of an imperialist power.

  • | Class Struggle and Freedom Beyond Colonial Borders | MR Online

    Class struggle and freedom beyond colonial borders

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp relief how truly interconnected our world is, how superficial colonial borders are, and thus how the struggle for freedom must link localized organizing to broader global insurgencies.

  • | Women in the Haitian Revolution | MR Online

    Women in the Haitian Revolution

    Black women in the French-speaking world have been marginalized throughout history and even if they did not lack autonomy within the family unit (which often they did), they certainly suffered as a result of their colonial status. This often created double oppression.

  • | Bourgeois Idealism the Promotion of Anti Intellectualism | MR Online

    Bourgeois Idealism & the Promotion of Anti-Intellectualism

    I know already as I’m writing this piece that it’s not going to be a piece that’s widely read and/or shared. I know this because I’ve written a number of pieces that have been read and shared by thousands.

  • | An artists depiction of Bussas Rebellion an enslaved African uprising against British rule in Barbados | MR Online

    Britain’s legacy of brutal slavery in Barbados

    Yes, the British Empire is indeed one colony smaller as Barbados formally declared itself independent of its colonial rulers after 400 years yesterday in a big ole fancy ceremony attended by all kinds of dignitaries.

  • | Anti Blackness Anti Communism CNN floating the idea that Black Lives Matter uprisings were really Russian manipulation | MR Online

    Anti-communism, anti-Blackness, and imperialism

    In this talk prepared for the Albuquerque Anti-War Coalition‘s Anti-Communism & Imperialism panel discussion, Dr. Charisse Burden Stelly discusses how anti-communism and anti-Blackness are intrinsically intertwined structures of white supremacist and capitalist control.

  • | Building a Movement to Shutdown AFRICOM | MR Online

    Building a movement to shutdown AFRICOM

    In 2008, the establishment of the U.S. Africa Command, or AFRICOM, one of the eleven U.S. global command structures, began the new scramble for Africa, an effort by the United States to practice full spectrum dominance over the entire continent.