Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down (repost)

During early 2018 prisoners across Florida are gonna “laydown” in nonviolent protest of the intolerable conditions in Florida’s prisons. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: 5 Ways to Support FL Prisoners Going on Strike Tomorrow (repost)

Tomorrow, prisoners across the state of Florida plan to launch a work strike against prison slavery, high canteen prices, and to fully return parole – among other demands. Read the rest of this post on the original site at 5 Ways to Support FL Prisoners Going on Strike Tomorrow

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Set to Begin Strike (repost)

Inmates at Florida state prisons prepared to strike Monday to protest brutal living conditions and their work for little or no pay. The strike, which has been coordinated between 10 prisons in the state, is expected to last one month or longer. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Are Preparing to Strike Against Unpaid Labor (repost)

People incarcerated throughout the state of Florida are planning a January 15 work stoppage to protest their conditions, and they say they are prepared to continue the protest for more than a month. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners Are Preparing to Strike Against Unpaid Labor

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The lower your social class, the ‘wiser’ you are, suggests new study (repost)

There’s an apparent paradox in modern life: Society as a whole is getting smarter, yet we aren’t any closer to figuring out how to all get along. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The lower your social class, the ‘wiser’ you are, suggests new study

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Bitcoin, a commentary (repost)

When this commentary was broadcast at the beginning of my radio show at noon, Pacific time, December 21, bitcoin was trading at about $15,600. It had a bad Friday, losing almost a quarter of its value, bottoming out at $11,858, before recovering to $14,267 as I’m posting this. Read the rest of this post on ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The challenges of being trans, male, and homeless in Montreal (repost)

Getting an apartment is a rite of passage for thousands of Canadians in their late teens and early 20s, but for Esteban Torres, a 21-year-old trans man living in Montreal, signing the lease on his three-room apartment earlier this year was especially sweet. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: «Je ne céderai pas à La Meute et à la haine», dit Gabrielle Bouchard, nouvelle présidente de la Fédération des femmes du Québec (repost)

La présidente de la Fédération des femmes du Québec (FFQ) n’entend pas reculer devant ses critiques, à la suite d’une chronique dénonçant le fait qu’une personne transgenre dirige le principal organisme représentant les femmes au Québec. Read the rest of this post on the original site at «Je ne céderai pas à La Meute et ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Conservative party leadership advisor helped create anti-Islam organization (repost)

A senior member of Andrew Scheer’s leadership team helped create an anti-Islam organization during his campaign to lead the Conservative Party. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Conservative party leadership advisor helped create anti-Islam organization

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Immigrants ciblés par une vaste fraude (repost)

La Sûreté du Québec a mis au jour un vaste stratagème frauduleux dans des agences de placement qui exploitaient des immigrants vulnérables, en plus de priver le gouvernement de sommes importantes. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Immigrants ciblés par une vaste fraude

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Book Review: Marx & Engels on Colonies (repost)

This book is a reprint of a 1972 study pack by the Communist Working Circle, which contains quotes from Karl Marx and Frederick Engels on the question of the split between workers in the imperialist countries and the colonized nations. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Book Review: Marx & ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The war between Vietnamese fishermen and the KKK signaled a new type of white supremacy (repost)

It was shrimping season in Texas, and things were getting ugly. In the late 1970s and early 80s, a group of Vietnamese refugees had fled a humanitarian crisis at home and legally resettled in the Galveston Bay area. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The war between Vietnamese fishermen and ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Dead fascist poets society: why CasaPound are no book club (repost)

The liberal commentariat seems to be completely unable to resist the allure of the far-right. The latest example: an article on Literary Hub that portrays violent neo-fascist gang CasaPound as some sort of edgy poetry club. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Dead fascist poets society: why CasaPound are no ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: REVEALED: The white supremacists behind alt-right posters around the city (repost)

Two groups were photographed on U of T campus last night, and Torontoist has identified several participants. Last night, two groups of white supremacists were caught on camera putting up “It’s Okay To Be White” posters up around the University of Toronto campus. Read the rest of this post on the original site at REVEALED: ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones (repost)

Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies. In a breathtaking feat of rehabilitation, Ms. Read the rest of this post on the ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Un groupe skinhead québécois cause une commotion en France (repost)

Un spectacle de musique et de combats illégaux mettant en vedette un groupe québécois d’extrême droite vient de causer une commotion dans un village du sud-est de la France, où le maire a interdit l’événement. En vain. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Un groupe skinhead québécois cause une commotion ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Not Your Grandfather’s Antifascism (repost)

Following the clashes in Charlottesville and the massive anti-fascist demonstrations afterwards in Durham, Boston, and the Bay Area, the struggle against fascism has arrived in the consciousness of the general public. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Not Your Grandfather’s Antifascism

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The Men Who Left Were White (repost)

There are three things you should know. First: I’m not biracial. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Men Who Left Were White

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Building Everyday Anti-Fascism (repost)

Ibrahima Barry. Azzeddine Soufiane. Khaled Belkacemi. Mamadou Tanou Barry. Abdelkrim Hassane. Boubaker Thabti. On January 29, 2017, these six men were murdered while praying at Québec City’s Islamic Cultural Centre, and five others were seriously injured. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Building Everyday Anti-Fascism

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: «Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois (repost)

A Lille, c’était le gars dont on évitait la route, un skinhead réputé pour sa violence. Read the rest of this post on the original site at «Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: A New Class Politics (repost)

Class is back on the agenda of the European left. That is good news. The reasons, however, are unfortunate. It is primarily the growing working-class support for right-wing parties and movements that troubles left-wing authors, activists, and organizers. Two poles have emerged in the debate. Read the rest of this post on the original site ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Islamophobia Is the Glue That Unites Diverse Factions of the Far Right (repost)

Women bradish US flags and shout at the “March Against Sharia” at Foley Square on June 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images) The nationwide “March Against Sharia” rallies on June 10, 2017, brought an unholy alliance of far-right actors into the streets. Read the rest of this post ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The Birth of Canada’s Armed, Anti-Islamic ‘Patriot’ Group (repost)

In front of Calgary City Hall a couple dozen of them stood, shoulder-to-shoulder, in an attempt to make an unbreakable human wall. Each of them wore a uniform consisting of a black T-shirt emblazoned with a Roman helmet—a look that wouldn’t be out of place in a biker gang. Read the rest of this post ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Naxalbari@50: Meet the woman who lit the first fire of uprising (repost)

Her frail frame hides her fiery past. At 74, Shanti Munda walks with a hunch and her coarse cotton saree clashes violently with the trendy jeans and buzz cuts of her grandsons. But they hold their grandmother in awe. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Naxalbari@50: Meet the woman who ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna? (repost)

New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s construction New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided muc Read the rest of this post on the original site at Did children build the ancient ...