Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Electoral College is an Authoritarian and Racist Mess

The electoral college makes it such that large segments of the population are essentially denied the power of their vote.

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Nigerian Oil Militancy and International Capital

The escalating violence in the Niger Delta region by armed militant groups against multinational oil companies is a product of the social and environmental devastation that accompanied the “development” of the Nigerian oil industry.  

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The Black Panthers, Cooperatives, and Revolutionary Expansion

Cooperatives can be useful for a revolutionary movement, but only if they serve as an economic base for the movement, rather than an end in themselves.  A good example of this type of application is the way the Black Panthers used … Continue reading

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