By Uruj Ehsan Sheikh Also posted on: https://www.warresisters.org/9-tips-muslims-who-want-make-social-change We are in a historic moment. Renewed Islamophobia has emerged in the mainstream. GOP candidates’ anti-Muslim rhetoric and an upsurge of hate crimes against Muslims have gone unabated. The Syrian and Iraqi refugee crisis continues to spiral out of control. San Bernardino, Paris, Ankara, Baghdad and
Cyber-resistance is often viewed as a hacker thing — but if embraced by mass movements it has great potential as a prefigurative liberation strategy. Click here to read more in ROAR magazine about Encrypted Resistance: From Digital Security To Dual Power from OFS members Ben Case and J. Armstrong.
Is government surveillance getting you down? This is a beginner secure communications training; a first step on your Bilbo Baggan’s type quest to understand the scope of electronic mass surveillance and provide some concrete and helpful things you can do to protect your collective and individual Shires from the Eye of Saron that our government
by Kevin Young & Diana C. Sierra Becerra Crossposted from Solidarity Assuming Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, much of her popular support will be based on her image as an advocate of women’s rights. During her 2008 candidacy, the National Organization of Women (NOW) endorsed Clinton based on her “long history of support for
by Patrick Korte Crossposted from Telesur Black Americans aren´t just an oppressed racial group, but an internal colony, whose formation was grounded in the institutions of European settler-colonialism and slavery. On August 9, eighteen-year-old Michael Brown’s body lay dead, riddled with bullets fired by police officer Darren Wilson, on a street in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, a
by A. Daniel Roth Holism and Dual Power A holistic view of the world demands that we be agile in our organizing toward societal transformation. Holism demands that we understand the problems of our world as interconnected. This interweaving of spheres informs our vision for something better as well. The strategy that we use to
by A. Daniel Roth We have had more than our fair share of messianic figures over the past 18 days at Occupy Toronto. St. James Park has become a spiritual occupation zone for some who give sermons at the gazebo, meditations, and impromptu livestream speeches. We have also seen collective leadership emerge through dialogue and