Independence Day again and yet again we are not free

      Independence means to break free. The colonial settlers in the US led by its educated and moneyed class issued a declaration saying in essence they have had enough.  Consequently they took extreme measures.  They made a revolution and they did not stutter! Alternately the people who oppose the injustice that has become…

Sudan: Nubian queen(s) students, unions, professionals lead revolution

Proving that people can indeed organize for permanent change; youth, unions, women and the professional classes have come together and are demanding that the military which ousted former Sudan president Omar al Bahsir in a coup, relinquish control and allow the establishment of a just, democratic and egalitarian civilian government. “The bullet doesn’t kill. What…

“Shit hole” controversy: Haiti and the hypocrisy of our moral outrage

Folks should save their outrage. President Donald Trump referring to Africans and Haitians as coming from “shit hole” countries is consistent with US policy, US attitudes and treatment of countries filled with People of Color in general and Black people in specific. Trump and the thousands who agree that Haiti is a shit hole, have…