Tag Archives: racism

Police Violence and Capital Accumulation

Numerous communities across the United States are essentially occupied by state security forces, whose consistent acts of violence and dehumanization are underpinned by a logic of capital accumulation. Advertisements

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Reflections on the “Decolonization and Anarchism” Panel at the 2014 Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair

The “Decolonization and Anarchism” panel covered a range of interesting and important topics, ranging from struggling against White supremacy, to the relevance of the education system, to the need for anarchist solidarity with existing indigenous movements.  

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Environmental Racism as a Systemic Tendency of Capitalism

The disproportionate impacts of pollution and other forms of environmental degradation on people of color is not the result of scheming racists in power, so much as a structural tendency built into the dynamics of the marketplace. 

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Mandela’s South Africa and the Poverty of Liberal Narratives on Race and Equality

The liberal narratives around Nelson Mandela ought to be rejected, in favor of recognizing that a revolutionary redistribution of the means of production is what is needed to truly solve racial disparities.  

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The Oil Industry in the Bay Area–Current Problems, Proposed Expansions, and Community Resistance

The communities of the northern Bay Area of California–mostly working class communities of color–have a long dealt with the externalities of local oil refineries.  Now, due to the fracking boom, these companies are set to expand their infrastructure even more. 

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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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