#BlackLivesMatter: Official Mission Statement & Movement Explanation 

Taken Directly from www.BlackLivesMatter.com     "About the Black Lives Matter Network Black Lives Matter is a chapter-based national organization working for the validity of Black life. We are working to (re)build the Black liberation movement. This is Not a Moment, but a Movement. #BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was... Continue Reading →

“Activists and Environmentalists Are Persecuted After Peaceful Demonstration”

    "350.org Brasil’s action this Wednesday (September 27th) proved that emotional violence, physical force and political persecution will not silence the voice or hurt the honor of those who defend noble causes. After a peaceful demonstration organized along with COESUS (the Brazilian No Fracking Coalition for Climate, Water and Life) during the 14th Round... Continue Reading →

Two Poems about “Institutional Racism” in America by John Kaniecki

    Police Brutality By John Kaniecki "John Wayne lived in vain There’s an army of blue Machine gun ready too Clinically insane We have transformed From ‘citizens’ to ‘civilians’ They have conformed To the greater of sins The law is above the law Bulldog of the elite America’s tragic flaw Apple pie bitterly sweet... Continue Reading →

#BlackPantherParty Manifesto and Images

    Click Here: https://theswamp.media/brief-history-of-the-black-panther-party October 1966 Black Panther Party Platform and Program What We Want, What We Believe 1. We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our Black Community. We believe that black people will not be free until we are able to determine our destiny. 2. We want full... Continue Reading →

“The Rich Kids of Fascism: Why the Alt-Right Didn’t Start with Trump, and Won’t End with Him Either”

By: It's Going Down - December 16, 2016   "It seems like every time we turn on the TV, look on social media, or read a newspaper, we hear about the growth of a “movement” that doesn’t even really exist outside of the internet – the Alt-Right. The media, it would seem, won’t be satisfied... Continue Reading →

“Amending the Constitution: A Civics Test Americans Need to Pass”

During this unsettled time in our nation’s history, the durability of our constitutional democracy is being tested in unprecedented ways. The bizarre events unfolding daily turn some of the most well-known constitutional provisions on their heads, and put rarely invoked ones in the national spotlight. For better or for worse—but mostly for worse—the current political scene compels us to brush off our civics textbooks to better understand these threats.

Trump’s Russian Laundromat | New Republic

"How to use Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel a failed real estate developer into the White House. BY CRAIG UNGER July 13, 2017 In 1984, a Russian émigré named David Bogatin went shopping for apartments in New York City. The 38-year-old had arrived... Continue Reading →

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