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Mobilizing is not enough: organizing to resist police violence

by Ajamu Nangwaya “Organization is the weapon of the oppressed.” – Kwame Ture (aka Stokely Carmichael) Racialized working-class communities and indigenous peoples know the daily reality of police violence and containment. We do not need the intervention of civil liberty organizations, criminology courses or exposure to police violence at a G20 Summit to become conscious

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Birthdays of ‘Libertadores’ Simon Bolivar and Hugo Chavez Rally Supporters in Trinity-Bellwoods Parks

Members of the Latin American community in Toronto rallied with supporters in Toronto on July 24 at Trinity-Bellwoods Park in front of the statue of Latin American liberation leader Simon Bolivar – namesake for the ‘Bolivaian’ socialist current sweeping Latin America – on the occasion of Boliva r’s birthday (July 24, 1783) and also to

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#10 – Imperialism’s Real Interest in Haiti: Crushing the popular movement by Niraj Joshi – BASICS Issue #18 We are told that the massive American, Canadian and United Nations military deployment to a battered and broken Haiti after the earthquake is for security. But the greatest threat to the life and limbs of Haitians following

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