Emile Schepers Violence, instigated by the right wing opposition, has broken out in Venezuela after leftist candidate Nicolas Maduro narrowly won the special election necessitated by the death of Hugo Chavez.
Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born on the same day: Feb 12, 1809 by David P. Barash Here’s a nice coincidence: Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born on the same day: February 12, 1809. Both were great emancipators: Lincoln, as every school-child knows, freed the slaves; Darwin, as every creationist resists, freed our [...]
EVERYTHING from Evil Empire of Everything – Public Enemy Get it now: http://j.mp/QNHZSj Everything Featuring: Gerald Albright & Sheila Brody Produced by: Gary G-Wiz Written by: Chuck D, Gary G-Wiz, G.Albright, Sheila Brody
by El Machetero Una de las cosas más maravillosas que existe en este mundo tan cagado es un género de música que se llama champeta. At the risk of sounding bold, i am going to say here and now that Champeta is in so many ways the embodiment of Pan-Africanism in the form of music.
Rapper Elider Varela, known as “El Duke,” was murdered in the northwestern Colombian metropolis of Medellin, reminding people of the violence that continues to plague poor areas of many of the nation’s cities, grassroots and cultural groups and local artists say.
by HUB Newsfeed Please reblog this radical feminist analysis of the Pussy Riot controversy. Recently there has been lots of noise around the arrest of three members of Pussy Riot, a Russian anarchist female punk band. The media almost unequivocally represented them as the modern heroines of our time, fighting for freedom, democracy, sexual liberation [...]
Produced by Agent of Change. Official music video from Marcel Cartier, the NYC based MC, filmed on his recent trip to Europe. This track is from the forthcoming album ‘History Will Absolve Us’ by Marcel Cartier and Agent of Change. @marcelcartier @agent_of_change @Logicarmy @Burgundybrick @GlobalFaction
By Berta Joubert-Ceci Another right-wing coup d’état has toppled a democratically elected president in Latin America. Three years after the coup in Honduras that deposed President Manuel Zelaya in June 2009, the same forces have overthrown President Fernando Lugo in Paraguay.
As the United States carries out another deadly drone strike in Yemen, Noam Chomsky compares the counterterrorism policies of the George W. Bush and Obama administrations. “If the Bush administration didn’t like somebody, they’d kidnap them and send them to torture chambers,” Chomsky says. “If the Obama administration decides they don’t like somebody, they murder [...]
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine said on March 9, 2012 that it is clear that resistance must be the path forward, particularly in light of the massacres and assassinations in Gaza. The PFLP, on behalf of its General Secretary, leadership and cadres saluted the martyrs Zuhair Qaisi (Abu Ibrahim) and Mahmoud Hanani, [...]