Ferguson, Internal Colonialism, and Self-Determination

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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 […]

What We Know: This is the Beginning of a New Movement

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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 […]

Fighting Back and Looking Forward With the NY Budget Protests

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Fighting Back and Looking Forward The Organization for a Free Society stands in solidarity with fellow students and workers to protest the New York State budget in Albany. The proposed budget balances a $10 billion deficit on the backs of students and working families—disproportionately affecting women and people of color—while implementing billions of dollars in […]