4th World Radyo: The Hidden American Gulag: TheAngryindian Speaks with George Mallinckrodt

Originally posted on APNS Public Radyo:
Summary:  TheAngryindian speaks with US Psychotherapist and Prisoner Rights Advocate George C. Mallinckrodt, (georgemallinckrodt.com / Twitter – @GeoMallinckrodt) author of ‘Getting Away With Murder: A True Story‘ (2014) based on the tragic and violent death of Darren Rainey, a mentally-challenged state of Florida prison inmate who was literally ‘cooked to death’ while in…

Crack Capitalism

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
Available to stream on vimeo until Thursday, April 2nd The C.I.A. covertly funded military operations in Nicaragua in the 1980’s; in part using money from cocaine sales out of Nicaragua. These covert government activities substantially contributed to the ‘crack cocaine epidemic’ in urban America. The subsequent effect was that…

The future Gaddafi foresaw

  Libya, ISIS and the unaffordable luxury of hindsight Ahmad Barqawi 2015-03-12, Issue 717   The “revolutionary” lynching and sodomization of Gaddafi amidst manic chants of “Allahu Akbar”, lauded by many at the time as some sort of a warped triumph of the good of popular will over the evil of dictatorship, was nothing but…

The LAPD: Not Your Model Police Department

Originally posted on Anti Social Media:
The LAPD: Not Your Model Police Department – But Definitely Theirs (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)   Los Angeles has long served as a proving ground where the counterinsurgency tactics later adopted by police throughout the United States were first domestically deployed. Ever since the nation’s very first no-knock…

The Prison Problem

Originally posted on Prisoner Activist:
Elizabeth Gudrais provides a good description of the dysfunctional state of US prisons in the following article, which was published in Harvard Magazine. In it, she points out the alarming rates of incarceration (2.2 million) and recidivism (half of offenders return to prison). Gudrais also discusses the connection between incarceration and…

Ai Weiwei – Alcatraz prison exhibition Oct 2014 – Apr 2015

Originally posted on discordion {Artist Ian Pritchard}:
Gotta LOVE Ai Weiwei! He’s filled Alcatraz prison with a giant rainbow dragon and Lego models of 175 prisoners of conscience, from Nelson Mandela to Edward Snowden. fricking awesome! ? http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/sep/24/ai-weiwei-alcatraz-lego-extraordinary Jason Farago, theguardian.com, ? @ Large, Ai Weiwei  ? Chinese artist Ai Weiwei talks about his newest exhibition at…

Indian Summer

Maggie — Greetings my friends relatives and supporters:   I would like at this time say a few words of Thank You and appreciation for the recent donations that many of you have made for my legal fees.   I know with todays economy it isn’t always easy to find the extra funds to send. …

Baldwin on Palestine

Originally posted on Marxist Marginalia:
I apologize for the rather meager fare which has been on offer here of late. A post is coming soon, I promise, on Richard Wright, communism, and the blues. Until then, here’s a passage from James Baldwin’s last novel, Just Above My Head (1978), in which he addresses the subject…

Controlling Gunz, Controlling People

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
Controlling Guns, Controlling People A new history shows how gun control goes hand in hand with fear of black people—and The People. Thaddeus Russell from the January 2012 issue Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America, by Adam Winkler, W.W. Norton, 361 pages, $27.95 I…

THAT’S HOW IT STILL GOES

Originally posted on Eléctrica in the Desert:
      Reblogged from Deconstructing Myths That’s how it goes Posted on October 30, 2013 by Jeff Nguyen (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Everybody knows that the boat is leaking  Everybody knows that the captain lied  Everybody got this broken feeling  Like their father or their dog just died.” -Leonard Cohen…

Jamil Abdullah Al -Amin

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
? ? ? Born in 1943 in Baton Rouge, La., Al-Amin attended Southern University from 1960-1964. His experiences growing up in segregated Louisiana served to fuel his passion to fight injustice and in 1965, he became an organizer for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee in Alabama. He later became…

Prison Radio Kommentariez

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
? by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson Mumia Abu-Jamal Essay’z “David Vs. Goliath” Mumia Abu-Jamal (2:00) Listen   “Beatings” (2:05)  Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen   “Hobby Lobby: Son of Citizen United” (2:02) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen    “Lessons Unlearned: From History” (2:06) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen  “Imam Jamil Ailing” (2:54)  Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen  …