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Colonizers Were and Are The Real Looters

Colonialism and settler-colonialism rely upon the consistent theft, resource extraction, and looting of Indigenous people’s land, goods, bodies, and lives. When you hear pundits moan and whine about the immorality of looting, what they’re usually referring to is people breaking into stores and taking goods from inside during a protest or riot. A recent example...

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America’s History Exposes How Israel’s “Two-State Solution” Is A Cover For Further Land Theft

Israel is maintained by ethnic cleansing and colonizing of Palestinians and their land; a reality that Black and non-Black Indigenous people know well. This article was originally published at RaceBaitr in 2018 and is cross-posted with permission. By Da’Shaun Harrison and josh briond It’s well known in radical circles that Palestinian freedom efforts are connected...

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From Atlanta To Palestine: Our Struggles Are Intertwined

This is a statement of solidarity between our two peoples, Palestinians and Black people, as we resist against israeli and american genocide. By Da’Shaun Harrison, Eva, Bisan, and Osama Over the span of mere days, Atlantans have bore witness to yet another murder of a Black person at the hands of police, the resignation of...

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Zionism and Hindutva, Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Hindutva and Zionism share a common passion to build ethnonationalist states, making them two sides of the same coin. TW/CW: This essay contains descriptions Zionism, Hindutva, anti-Kashmiri and anti-Palestinian rhetoric and violence, and mentions r/pe. By Rimsha Syed Friends, family, and comrades: It is with great devastation that I must share the details of two...

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The Deal of the Century Is an Act of Violence Against Palestinians

The U.S. government is using a “peace” plan to validate the Israeli right wing’s plans to cement their control over Palestinians for decades to come. In a CNN interview, Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor and son-in-law to President Trump, describes the so-called “Deal of the Century” as an opportunity to Palestinians. He says to reject this...

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10 for 10: Ten Political Moments That Defined The Decade

This decade was filled with tons of sociopolitical engagement. These are just ten of the political moments that defined the decade. CW: Racism, Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism, Gun Violence, Sexual Violence and Rape, Death By Anuhya Bobba and Reina Sultan This past decade has felt like a century. With the 24-hour news cycle pumping realtime news out...

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The Case Against Elizabeth Warren

What Elizabeth Warren showcases as a sincere progressive Democratic candidate, is the many contradictions that exist within that party. This article was originally published by the Hood Communist By Erica Caines My earliest recollection of Elizabeth Warren, politically, was in 2012 when she ran in Massachusetts against the incumbent, Scott Brown. I recall the headlines...

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From Lebanon to Chile, Protesters Are Uniting Against The Ruling Class

In Chile, Iraq, and Lebanon, people have put aside their sectarian and ethnic differences to fight back against corrupt, capitalist systems of oppression. CW: mentions of police/ government brutality, mentions of sexual violence, death “Thawra! Thawra! Thawra!” As you watch videos of the Lebanese uprising, you can hear protesters call for revolution in the streets...