I grew up in the same country as Assata Shakur, but as a poor black woman, her autobiography reveals an experience a world apart from my own middle class, white male upbringing. She ably captures these differences in a series of anecdotes revealing that she did in fact grow up in a different country: "amerika", while I enjoyed the facades of democracy, peace, and justice in America. ... Continue reading →
Sophie Scholl - The Final Days depicts the true story of a courageous young German woman, standing strongly behind her principles, as she faces charges in 1943 of undermining Nazi Germany. Scholl and a network of more than twenty other people comprised the White Rose, opposing the Nazi regime through propaganda of graffiti and leaflets. The film centers on Scholl and her capture, interrogation, time in jail, and trial. ... Continue reading →
50 Ways to Prepare for Revolution The people of the United States are currently unprepared to seize a revolutionary moment. We must fix that. How can we raise our levels of revolutionary consciousness, organization and struggle? Raise consciousness 1) Raise consciousness with the purpose of building organization and raising the level of struggle. 2) Investigate … Continue reading 50 Ways to Prepare for Revolution
Deep Green Resistance Chicago (DGRC) is hoping many will be coming to Chicago for some of the many protests planned in May. Hopefully, if you are in the area, you have a chance to check out this event. “Thousands of demonstrators are expected to converge upon the City of Chicago in May for the NATO … Continue reading What’s Legal Protest in Chicago? Know your rights!