Burkina Faso Salutes the People of Chad

21 January at the Thomas Sankara Centre for African Liberation and Unity, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Ladies and Gentlemen, journalists, distinguished guests in your ranks, It’s a real pleasure and honour for us to have you at the Centre Thomas Sankara for this press conference dedicated to raising the voice of our country’s pan-Africanists in support of the martyred brother people of Chad, the land of Toumaï, the ancestor of humanity. Some may ask why we, the people of Burkina Faso, want to support our Chadian brothers and sisters. First of all, we are super-exploited countries within the framework of the . . .

The Quiet Part

how dare they stop a ship because people are dying? how dare they disrupt money because blood is flowing? how dare they fight back during these peacefully violent times? don’t they know this is barbarism? no not what we’re doing. no i don’t see the irony. no we won’t be taking questions. they cease only when fired upon do with that information whatever you must they transmute all human desire to consumption will burn until met with sufficient suppression if you let ‘em they will swallow themselves but only after mountains of calcified corpses three months into publicized genocidal aggression . . .

Attendees of a solidarity march holding a banner saying "stop genocide, free palestine"

Zionism, Settler-colonialism and the Myth of Democracy

Zionism is settler-colonialism and settler-colonialism is an act of genocide.  This current wave of massacres of Palestinians in Gaza is part of a long process of ethnic cleansing that began with murderous attacks on Palestinian villages prior to and in 1948, then proceeded to the expulsion of more than 700,000 Palestinians in the Nakba. The ethnic cleansing is all these acts of settler-colonial dispossession and deprivation including military assaults, destruction of homes, crops and cultural sites, arrests, rape and torture, blockades and denial of water and food as well as killing of women and children. In the age of capitalist . . .

The U.S., Cuba, Slavery and Jim Crow feat. Gerald Horne

The Groundings podcast episode titled “The U.S. and Cuba during Slavery and Jim Crow” features a conversation between host Musa Springer and historian Dr. Gerald Horne. The discussion centers around Dr. Horne’s book, “Race to Revolution: The U.S. and Cuba During Slavery and Jim Crow,” which explores the complex historical and political relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, particularly during the eras of slavery and Jim Crow. Dr. Horne explains that his interest in the Cuban Revolution and its significant role in Africa, particularly in defeating the Apartheid military in Southern Angola and Northern Namibia, inspired him to write the . . .