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The US Rebellion for Black Lives

The U.S. rebellion for black lives

As protests rage across America against police brutality and systemic racism, Akunna Eneh, an activist from Boston, argues that the movement sparked by the murder of George Floyd has exposed the true face of American society.

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National Post Vancouver Riot- Police made mistakes, says author report on 1994 ...

“A riot is the language of the unheard”

More than 50 years ago (on 14 April 1967), Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of his famous speeches, on “The Other America,” at Stanford University.* King patiently explained to the audience of students and faculty members that, while in his view “riots are socially destructive and self-defeating,” they are “in the final analysis. . […]

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Thank you, rioters

Thank you, rioters

Once again, Black America has surged to the front lines of the global struggle. This year, the United States has stood out primarily as a leading centre of right-wing lunacy, political breakdown and murderous incompetence in the pandemic. Now, it is showing the world something else: the potential for sudden eruptions of mass resistance that […]

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Cornel West: ‘Neo-fascist gangster’ Trump and neoliberal Democrats expose America as ‘failed social experiment’

Cornel West: ‘Neo-fascist gangster’ Trump and neoliberal Democrats expose America as ‘failed social experiment’

West explained the current anger over Floyd’s murder by police—one of whom, officer Derek Chauvin, was arrested Friday and charged with 3rd-degree murder and manslaughter—adds to a “perfect storm” of multiple failures and inequities that pre-exist under an American imperial system that people like Martin Luther King, Jr. and others have been warning about since the middle […]

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