Tag Archive | Police State

It Feels Like Being on Death Row

This is an extremely disturbing issue that needs to be addressed forcefully and immediately. It gets plenty of media attention – though mostly as morbid fascination for some (those who are safely removed from the danger of police violence) and a reason to be outraged for others (those who indulge in taking the moral high […]

What Are We Protecting?

I was waiting for someone outside Madison Square Garden one day and there was a lot of pedestrian traffic along Seventh Ave. Of course, this is a busy area and there’s often a lot of activity, but this seemed different, especially when I noticed a lot of police – and a lot of police with […]

Battle Of The Airwaves Part 1

This is about the insidious plague of censorship, but instead of doing an in-depth study of the phenomenon (as a responsible journalist would do), I decided to relay personal experiences that I can’t explain in any way other than creepy nosiness by industry or by government agencies as directed by their corporate overlords. Almost every […]

Random Observations and Thoughts

1) I was walking along University Ave. in Berkeley and had my way blocked by a group of people. There was something odd about the scene that took a moment to comprehend. There were eight people standing in a circle, but no one was speaking. They all appeared to be in their twenties and they […]

Please Help Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Lawyers

Dear Mumia Abu-Jamal Friend and Supporter: The prolonged fight to free this celebrated journalist and former Black Panther began in December 1981. He was framed for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner by the Philadelphia Police Department and the city’s judicial system, as well, for a crime he could not have committed. A […]

Attica Book Ban

This has Nazi written all over it. Censorship is a crime against humanity and a crime against truth. There is NEVER an instance in which censorship is acceptable. It’s sad that so many ignorant automatons in the U.S. STILL believe they live in a free society or that they live in a democracy. Censorship goes […]

Jalil Muntaqim

Jalil Muntaqim, poet extraordinaire and long time political prisoner, currently resides in the notorious New York State prison, Attica. He was arrested in California in 1971, along with Herman Bell and Albert Washington, allegedly¬†for the murder of two NYC police officers. Convicted in 1974, he was given a sentence of 25 years to life. Due […]

ANCESTORZ ROLL CALL! What Did They Think? (poem by Jalil Muntaqim)

Nothing more needs to be said…

Today iz the Anniversary of the One Terrorist Attack in Amerika that You are Supposed to Forget

This is a story unknown to far too many people. Learn the truth about your country, U.S. citizens. You better OBEY the dominant culture and bow down to your corporate rulers… or else.

Stupidity In The U.S.: Is It On The Rise?

If anyone needs additional proof that ignorance, stupidity and apathy are a serious problem in the United States of Corporations, just take a look at the video at the end of this post. Capitalism feeds on, and in turn, breeds these vulgar, pitiful traits. It’s a vicious cycle, cannibalistic in nature. Since the days of […]