Category Archives: US capitalism, empire and race

Essays on the crisis of capitalism and empire

ELECTIONS AND THE CURRENT AND FUTURE OPPRESSION AND RESISTANCE OF THE PEOPLE

The social and class catastrophe at least 150 million US people face will in no way be affected by the 2016 Presidential elections. Wall Street has already taken over the White House (this occurred as early as the Clinton Presidency … Continue reading

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MANDELA AND THE ORIGINS OF THE CURRENT SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS

Why and when did Nelson Mandela change his mind about nationalization of the wealth of South Africa? And what have been the results? I find the mainstream media’s accounts, citing Mandela’s claim that he changed his mind at Davos, Switzerland, … Continue reading

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NELSON MANDELA: THE CONTRADICTIONS OF HIS LIFE AND LEGACIES

Nelson Mandela’s death in December 2013 ended an epoch in  the South African people’s revolutionary history. The generation which included Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Olver Tambo, Alfred Nzo, Govan Mbeki, Ahmad Karthdra Dennis Goldberg and others assumed the stage of history from … Continue reading

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The Planet Erupts in Struggle

  The planet is being shaken each and every day by mass struggles; hundreds of millions of people, from Thailand to Egypt to Mexico and Greece to South Africa rock the foundations of the old and decadent system pushing humanity … Continue reading

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Neoliberal Black Ideologues and the Struggle for Our Future

  I think there are three principal areas of ideological struggle against black neoliberalism. First, the Obamites. Public figures like Reverend Al Sharpton and academics and public intellectuals like Charles Ogletree and Melissa Harris-Perry fall into this group. A whole … Continue reading

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Obama, Imperialism and Ideological Struggle

  If there’s anything that the Obama administration and its foreign policy teaches us, is that imperialism has no limits in what it will do and the weapons that it will use against people. And it does this with arrogance, … Continue reading

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Working Class Analysis as Opposed to “Radical Structural” Analysis

  I think we serve ourselves better in understanding the new normal of poverty and unemployment not by focusing upon Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers and other statistical measures, but by our own observations and direct experiences with the working … Continue reading

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