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Debate over Occupy tactics: an invented controversy

PSL Editorial February 16, 2012 Chris Hedges’ recent articles starting with “The Cancer in Occupy” (Truthdig, Feb. 6) have created quite a controversy among supporters of the Occupy movement. The article came out in the aftermath of an incident in … Continue reading

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The Violence of “Nonviolence”

by David Cyr (Originally posted on ChenangoGreens.org, January 23, 2011) What was the motivation for America’s “nonviolent” movement, and what did the pacification of protest produce? Have you ever wondered why the liberals, who worship the Founding Fathers and patriots … Continue reading

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Violence Begets Defeat or Too Much Pacifism?

by Michael Albert (Originally posted on ZNet, February, 10, 2012) “But remember that if the struggle were to resort to violence, it will lose vision, beauty and imagination. Most dangerous of all, it will marginalize and eventually victimize women. And … Continue reading

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Proletarian Heroes: Robert F. Williams

Robert Franklin Williams (February 26, 1925 – October 15, 1996) was a civil rights leader, the president of the Monroe, North Carolina NAACP chapter in the 1950s and early 1960s, and author. At a time when racial tension was high … Continue reading

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COINTELPRO Revisited – Spying & Disruption

“Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth. Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every … Continue reading

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Pacifism: How to Do The Enemy’s Job For Them

Pacifism: How to Do The Enemy’s Job For Them.

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A Gentle as Possible Critique of the Occupy Movement’s Fetish Insistence on “Non-Violence”

We support the Occupy Movement and this day of action. We do have one criticism, though. Couldn’t they have just said “Mass Direct Action!” and left out the mention of non-violence? First of all, we can assure you that there … Continue reading

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Your Masters Need You to Hate This Man!

You may have heard about the man who stormed into an IHOP in Carson City, Nevada and killed some national guardsmen. The mainstream, capitalist media desperately want you to hate this man or at the very least write him off … Continue reading

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The Scab

by Jack London (Speech first given before the Oakland Socialist Party Local, April 5th, 1903) In a competitive society, where men struggle with one another for food and shelter, what is more natural than that generosity, when it diminishes the … Continue reading

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