Ex-prisoner Faruq takes up the revolutionary history of Black August Memorial and relates it to his life and the historic Pelican Bay Hunger Strike.
Haitians took to the streets Feb. 7 against a long-simmering background of anger at government corruption.
A participant describes a four day retreat initiated by the Minn. Rye House Collective and facilitated by Black Lives Matter where he participated in demonstrations against the police murder of Jamar Clark and Target Fields exploitative use of mostly poor Black and brown people.
Remembrances of Olga Domanski by comrades and friends.
There is compelling evidence that the Haitian Revolution of 1803 was a source for Hegel’s narrative on the master/slave relation in the PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT.
Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires, and Global Capitalism by David McNally (Haymarket Books, Chicago, July 2012).
“The wealth of those societies in which the capitalist mode of production prevails, presents itself as ‘a monstrous accumulation of commodities…’” Thus Marx states the theme of his magnum opus in the very first sentence: that capitalism is a [=>]
Two years after the devastating earthquake, Haiti’s disaster continues:
More than half a million Haitians live in displacement camps, primarily in tents and plastic tarps. Vast numbers, particularly women, live in great insecurity. Only a little over 10,000 new homes have been constructed; barely several thousand old homes restored.
Cholera has infected 500,000, killing close to 7,000. [=>]