The Real News: United States vs. Manning & Assange

[vsw id="ctKqJ-WJs64" source="youtube" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] The Real News - Michael Ratner is President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York and Chair of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin. He is currently a legal adviser to Wikileaks and Julian Assange. He and CCR brought the first …

Advertisements

Afrocentric + Homo-negative = Black Hate

Max Eternity for MaxEternity.com | Podcast Editorial: Is being black a lifestyle choice or part of the essence of who a person is?  And what about a person’s gender and sexuality—are those choices?  What about inherent talent and intelligence—is that a choice? [vsw id="mI5PNOcpfCE" source="youtube" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"]

Occupy Oakland: An Illustrated History by Susie Cagle

Susie Cagle | Truthout | Illustrated Report - From the beginning, the Oakland Commune set Oakland's occupation apart in its acceptance of the local homeless population.The camp was consistently referred to as not only a political meeting ground and organizing space, but also a replacement for the city's failures in its everyday existence. Some people were …

Remembering Etta James

[vsw id="LsSS9VcMidA" source="youtube" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] Henry Giroux @ Truthout | OpEd |Video - My encounter with the music of Etta James constituted something of a rite of passage. I was a white, working-class kid who went to Catholic Youth Organization dances on Friday nights with small dreams, hoping to escape the boredom and sometimes …