Tag Archives: racism

Peregrin Wood: ‘White Supremacist PAC Breaks FEC Laws To Promote Trump’

Peregrin Wood at Irregular Times

William Johnson of 350 South Figueroa Street, apartment #190 in Los Angeles, California established the American National Trump Super PAC in November of 2015. The stated purpose of this political action committee is to enable white supremacists to support the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.… Read more ...

Green Party says S.C. killings show persistence of racism in U.S.


The Green Party of the United States expressed condolences for members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina Friday, and said the killing of nine people at the church Wednesday evening was an indicator of the persistence of racism in the U.S.

In a statement, Green Party leaders said “abuses in the criminal justice system, including record-high incarceration rates, have escalated to the point of national crisis,” and said governmental and law enforcement responses “to the ongoing justice-system violations of the basic human and legal rights of People of Color have been superficial, inadequate, or nonexistent.”

Green Party Black Caucus Co-Chair Thomas Muhammad said, “The Green Party calls mass incarceration, excessive police and prosecutorial power, and extreme racial disparities in arrests, prosecution, and conviction a national emergency that requires emergency measures.… Read more ...

Minneapolis Green City Councilor Cam Gordon working to lessen impact of police racial profiling

Photo credit: Tony Webster

As reported by the Daily Minnesotan, Cam Gordon, the Green City Councilor representing District 2 in Minneapolis, has introduced a bill to repeal “lurking” and “spitting” as arrestable crimes.  Gordon is also working to obtain data from the city’s police force on the racial dynamics of policing in Minneapolis.… Read more ...

PSL: Islamophobia is a form of racism


By Sarah Ismail

In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, people were beaten and even killed for being Muslim or even just “looking like a Muslim.”

This article is based on a talk given at a Party for Socialism and
Liberation forum held in San Jose, Calif.

Racism is not a natural, inevitable phenomenon, nor is it something that
“just happens.” It is something that we can fight against.… Read more ...

Green Party urges Obama to reverse decision to shun the third World Conference against Racism

Based on a national Green Party press release. As posted at onthewilderside.com

Green Party leaders urged President Obama to reverse his decision to withdraw from participation in the third World Conference against Racism (“Durban III”). US Green Party members will attend the conference.

The conference, sponsored by the United Nations, will take place in New York City on September 22, 2011, marking the tenth anniversary of the first World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance in 2001, which was held in Durban, South Africa.… Read more ...

Miami-Dade Green Party: Keep racist Arizona-style immigration laws out of Florida

Miami-Dade Green Party via On The Wilder Side:

The Miami-Dade Green Party adds its voice to the growing coalition of groups and individuals standing in opposition to anti-immigrant bills that have been recently introduced in the Florida legislature. These bills–modeled after Arizona’s racist SB 1070 law—allow for racial profiling and if passed, will result in the separation of families while threatening to turn Florida into a pariah state.… Read more ...

Georgia Green Party to Gov. Deal: Investigate ‘ongoing pattern’ of inmate abuse

On The Wilder Side:


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In a letter sent this morning to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party urged that he suspend five Department of Corrections employees at Telfair State Prison pending the results of an investigation into the criminal assault of January 12th on Georgia inmate Shawn Whatley.… Read more ...

PSL: Defend birthright citizenship!

Party for Socialism and Liberation editorial:

On Jan. 5., anti-immigrant lawmakers from across the country held a press conference in Washington, D.C., announcing new legislation in 14 states aimed at undermining birthright citizenship.

The same racist Arizona lawmakers who authored SB 1070 are introducing a bill that would issue a different type of birth certificate to the children of undocumented immigrants.… Read more ...

Party for Socialism and Liberation organizes San Diego rally against Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids


By: Abel Macias

Say no to detentions and deportations!

On Nov. 5, as workers were coming home from work, they came across a rally of over 150 students, youth and workers who were demanding an end to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in their community.

The Party for Socialism and Liberation had called for the rally after a young student shared her experience at a PSL class on socialism.… Read more ...

PSL: ‘Corporate greed and racism created Arizona anti-immigrant law’

By: Frank Levine at PSLweb.org:

Private prison corporations sought increased profits for jailing allegedly undocumented immigrants

Arizona’s barbaric anti-immigration law SB 1070, now facing federal court challenges, was created to not only scapegoat immigrants, but also feed the boundless greed of capitalists. Private prison corporations and politicians worked hand in hand in the law’s creation as they drooled at the prospect of huge profits through the unjust detention of thousands of undocumented immigrants.… Read more ...

An Open Letter from Heather Redlich to Roger Stone

Posted on the campaign website of Warren Redlich, Libertarian for Governor of New York:

You have told terrible lies about my husband. You have hurt me and my family. I have suffered anxiety and heartache. You have made me fear for the safety of my children in our own home.

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PSL: ‘Thousands of people protest near Ground Zero in opposition to racist Tea Party rally’



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New York City, Sept. 11, 2010

Thousands of people rallied today in lower Manhattan in defense of
the Muslim, Arab American and South Asian communities that have been
increasingly demonized in recent months.

The demonstration dwarfed the smaller right-wing, racist mobilization
that was organized in opposition to the planned construction of an
Islamic Community Center several blocks from the site of the former
World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.… Read more ...