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India’s Farmer’s Protests: This Is History In The Making

This article was written by Sarang Narasimhaiah and Mukesh Kulriya and published on Roarmag.org in the 5th February 2021. Sarang and Mukesh offer the reader a detailed acount of the protests, why people are against corporate rule and what the protests may lead to. Featured image by Mukesh Kulriya. Amidst the months-long, farmer-led protests on … Continue reading India’s Farmer’s Protests: This Is History In The Making

No Safe Space For Philippines’ Indigenous Youth As Military Allowed On Campus

DGR stands in solidarity with indigenous peoples worldwide. They are often decisive defenders of the landbase that is their home and also the most vulnerable people, facing endless attacks, harassment and genocide by the culture of empire.  This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Mongabay. The Philippines’ Department of National Defense has … Continue reading No Safe Space For Philippines’ Indigenous Youth As Military Allowed On Campus

Liberation Or Gangsterism Pt 3

In the concluding part of this three part series we are offered a stark reminder of the scale of greed and corruption involved in the drugs trade, a clear analysis of the impact on poverty and a reading recommendations! By Russell “Maroon” Shoatz/4StruggleMag Peep the Game South Amerikan cocaine replaced French Connection and CIA controlled … Continue reading Liberation Or Gangsterism Pt 3

Liberation Or Gangsterism Pt 2

In the second part of this series we are offered systemic analysis regarding the methods employed to diminish resistance movements and the impact this had on working and middle classes.  By Russell “Maroon” Shoatz/4StruggleMag “When you grow up in situations like me and Cliff…there is a lot of respect for brothers like [drug lord] Alpo … Continue reading Liberation Or Gangsterism Pt 2

Liberation Or Gangsterism Pt 1

In the first of a three part series this writing lays out the historical context of black and asian movements to reclaim identity and self-worth and a detailed account of the tactics used against them. By Russell “Maroon” Shoatz/4StruggleMag “Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission-fulfill it or betray it.” Frantz Fanon, … Continue reading Liberation Or Gangsterism Pt 1

How Modern Video Surveillance Works

By Dave Maass and Matthew Guariglia / November 19, 2020 / Electronic Frontier Foundation A few years ago, when you saw a security camera, you may have thought that the video feed went to a VCR somewhere in a back office that could only be accessed when a crime occurs. Or maybe you imagined a … Continue reading How Modern Video Surveillance Works

Winning Requires Vision, Strategy, and Numbers

This article by Vince Emanuele was originally published by Counterpunch on July 28 2020. Vince offers analysis on the issue of power, shootings, organizing, and the need to articulate a comprehensive list of demands to ease inequity. Winning Requires Vision, Strategy, and Numbers By Vince Emanuele / Counterpunch “An incorrect power analysis can lead people … Continue reading Winning Requires Vision, Strategy, and Numbers

Deadliest Year For Environmental Activists

This piece consists of excerpts from two articles. In the first one, Ashoka Mukpo discusses the report by Global Witness on the killings of environmental defenders in 2019. In the second article, Leilani Chavez describes the threats posed on environmental defenders by the current Rodrigo government. By Ashoka Mukpo/Mongabay In a new report, the watchdog … Continue reading Deadliest Year For Environmental Activists

Philippine’s Autocrat Passes Draconian “Anti-Terrorism” Law

In this article, Salonika and Max expose how the Covid-19 pandemic has enforced suppression of political dissent in the Philippines due to a bill known as the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 which places resistance movements in a pinch. You can also read this piece on the increased surveillance during the CoVid crisis. Deep Green Resistance … Continue reading Philippine’s Autocrat Passes Draconian “Anti-Terrorism” Law

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations

This story is dated from 2014, but still provides a critical insight into the operations of federal intelligence agencies to discredit and disrupt social movements. We recommend activists and revolutionaries carefully study this information. By Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive … Continue reading How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations