"The relentless and repetitively compulsive Israeli attacks over the past decade suggest that the Israelis are making innocent Palestinians pay for the savagery of the Germans 70 years ago. Israeli crimes against the Palestinians, in fact, began in 1948 with the “Nakba,” the “catastrophe,” when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced from their homes … Continue reading #PrayForGaza
The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution"Almost everyone has heard that Abraham Lincoln freed the United States’ slaves in 1863, but how many know that Haiti’s slaves emancipated themselves in 1804."PREFACE TO THE VINTAGE EDITIONThis book was written in 1938. Today, I have little to add to or subtract from the fundamental … Continue reading Book of the Month: The Black Jacobins
"Israel claimed that it has the right to self-defense, but an occupying power does not have the right to self-defense; it has an obligation and a duty to protect the civilians under its occupation." -NOURA ERAKAT As the death toll of Palestinians, keep rising the apartheid state of Israel, unfortunately intensifies bombardment of the Gaza … Continue reading In Solidarity with Gaza
"From a very literal point of view, the harbours and the ports and the railroads of the country - the economy, especially in the south - could not conceivably be what they are if it had not been (and this is still so) for cheap labour. I am speaking very seriously, and this is not … Continue reading The Counter-Revolution of 1776:Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America.