Update on Kevin “Rashid” Johnson’s Situation (June 5, 2014)

From Prison Radio:

Solitary confinement is torture. Kevin Rashid Johnson has spent decades in the hole. Last week we put out an urgent Medical Alert Eblast urging care for severe headaches and dangerous blood pressure levels. That same day Kevin Rashid Johnson’s legal advisor on his Oregon cases, Ben Haile of the Portland Law Collective, got a phone call through to him.… Read the rest


“Ooh, momma,  those black cats are out back again”: A terse response to “get up for the down stroke”

The following text has been received from Chairman Shaka Zulu of the NABPP-PC:

What is a correct land policy for the New Afrikan Black Panther Party (NABPP)? Sanyika Shakur raises this question in his critique of Comrade Rashid’s article, “Black Liberation in the 21st Century: A Revolutionary Reassessment of Black Nationalism.”

We have stated many times that we promote New Afrikan independence from capitalism and neocolonialism by, in Rashid’s words, “liberating the areas of empire where we are actually concentrated.” This includes many cities of Amerika, from coast to coast.… Read the rest


by Francis Picabia (22 January 1879 – 30 November 1953)

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The Struggle Within: Prisons, Political Prisoners, and Mass Movements in the United States

The Struggle Within is an accessible yet wide-ranging historical primer about how mass imprisonment has been a tool of repression deployed against diverse left-wing social movements over the last fifty years. Berger examines some of the most dynamic social movements across half a century: black liberation, Puerto Rican independence, Native American sovereignty, Chicano radicalism, white antiracist and working-class mobilizations, pacifist and antinuclear campaigns, and earth liberation and animal rights.… Read the rest

New Webstore at Leftwingbooks.net!

It is with great pleasure that i can tell you that leftwingbooks.net — the webstore associated with kersplebedeb — has been completely overhauled.

For the longest time, the previous shopping cart system was giving my grief. It was not flexible enough, and was not able to be tweaked and modified in the ways i wanted.… Read the rest

At “Law and Disorder” (May 2014)

The following text (reblogged from kristianwilliams.com) by Jenny Esquivel, Kristian Williams, and scott crow addresses the disruption of the recent Law and Disorder conference in Portland:

On May 10, 2014, we attempted to speak on a panel at Law and Disorder entitled, “Informants: Types, Cases & Warning Signs.” This is a subject with which all three of us are only too-well acquainted.… Read the rest


May 24 & 25: Montreal Anarchist Bookfair 2014

Mark your calendars …
Two days: Saturday, May 24 & Sunday, May 25
10am-5pm on both days… Read the rest

The Anarchist Bookfair will take place in two buildings across from each other in Parc Vinet:
- Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier (CCGV), 2450 rue Workman
- Centre d’éducation populaire de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri (CEDA), 2515 rue Delisle
A short walk from Lionel-Groulx metro.