Monthly Archives: October 2014

Statement of YPG General Command on Kobani and Fight Against ISIS

Originally posted on Syria Freedom Forever – سوريا الحرية للأبد:
Statement of the YPG General Command To the Media and the General Public, It has been 33 days that the city of Kobane has been fighting terrorism in eventful days of resistance, redemption,…

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Dialectics of Liberation

Dialectics of Liberation International Conference in London, July 15th-30th, 1967. Kwame Ture [Stokely Carmichael] tears Allen Ginsberg apart in this conference in London ’67 on the question of violence.

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Trot Chart

Somewhat nauseating but oddly informative chart on Trot orgs in the US

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“Party Riots”

Mainstream society in the U.S. is slowly imploding with honestly the most fragmented and strange array of politics or lack there of. As Ferguson continues to remain under military occupation, and fights are beginning to become much more regular and … Continue reading

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Kobanê, the Kurds and the Syrian revolution by Joseph Daher of the Revolutionary Left Current

Soldiers from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are besieging Kobanê, the city in the northern Syrian region that is home to much of the country’s Kurdish population. Kurdish fighters and their supporters are defending the city against … Continue reading

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A Note on ‘Iraqi Sectarianism’

File Under: Notes leftover from the anti-war movement. Sectarianism in Iraq has only been quite recent of phenomenon (as of recently) but the majority of the sectarian attitudes have been fostered by the U.S. since the 1960s. “Between the establishment … Continue reading

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Leon Trotsky: ‘Learn to think — a friendly suggestion to certain ultra-leftists’ (1938)

“The ultra-leftists consider this postulate, the correctness of which has been confirmed by the entire course of development, as the starting point of … social-patriotism. [2] Since the attitude toward imperialist governments should be “the same” in all countries, these … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s Alibi

When your “Nobel Peace Prize” president goes back on his initial protests of torture under Bush and pretends that it never happens as drones circle the 134 different military bases the state has across the globe, that’s when you know … Continue reading

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State Sanctioned Lynching

Police Killings Picked Up Where Lynching Left Off  “it’s estimated that two or three blacks were lynched each week in the American South during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Compare that to conservative reports from the FBI that, … Continue reading

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A quick note on the YPG, sexism, and the left.

Because this has been a littile bit of an issue with certian leftists and revolutionaries relating to Kobanê… “Denying women their agency, or right to take charge of their own lives, is to reject the opportunity for them to challenge … Continue reading

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