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Larry Pinkney is an editorial board member & columnist with THE BLACK COMMENTATOR, www.BlackCommentator.com; a former university instructor of political science and international relations; and a veteran of the Black Panther Party, and former Minister of Interior of the Republic of New Africa. Further information on Larry Pinkney can be found in the book, SAYING NO TO POWER, by William Mandel [introduction by Howard Zinn]; and in the official archives at Stanford University of Dr. Huey P. Newton [who was cofounder of the Black Panther Party]. Pinkney is a former political prisoner and the only American to have successfully self-authored his civil / political rights case to the United Nations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
(13 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 28, 2013 Show Love for Lynne Stewart & All Political Prisoners - Act Now!
This article is about U.S. political prisoner LYNNE STEWART - the 'people's lawyer,' who is dying in prison of terminal cancer.
She represents the very best in all of us, and we must do all that we can to gain compassionate release for her, and bring her home to be with her loved ones and those whom she has unswervingly served for over 40 years!
This brave and courageous woman will be 74 on October, 8, 2013.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Subterfuge - the 'American Way'
Everyday ordinary Black, White, Brown, Red, and Yellow people in the U.S. have been deluged for so long with subterfuge and stealth by corporations, the corporate-owned government, and the corporate-stream media that it is a daily challenge to seperate informed facts from fallacious fiction.
(8 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 15, 2012 The vicious walking U.S. zombie
This piece addresses the warning signs of a vicious and decaying U.S. Empire; and what needs to be done about it at home and abroad.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, July 6, 2012 Corporate Brand Obama - The 'Kill List' Assassin
This piece is a call to say NO, to 'kill list'/hit list political insanity and hypocrisy; and YES to our humanity and that of the everyday ordinary peoples of the world. It is a wake-up call, lest we be damned by history for our own inactions and concomitant complicity in murder and perpetual war. It is a call to SANITY!
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, June 29, 2012 The Terrorist Government of the United States
This article addresses various forms of "terrorism" (psychological, economic, and physical) being carried out by the U.S. government against its own people. Terrorism is not limited to bombs, missiles, and the like.
(6 comments) SHARE Monday, June 25, 2012 There Is No In-Between: Stand With The People Or With The Oppressors
This article addresses the need to recognize and dispense with the fake left / right paradigm embodied by the systemic Democrat and Republican parties. There is no middle-ground in the struggle by everyday people for economic, political, and social equity; and we must depend only upon OURSELVES-collectively-to bring about genuine SYSTEMIC change. It's time to regain our humanity in concert with people throughout Mother Earth.
(9 comments) SHARE Thursday, June 21, 2012 Barack Obama - The More Insidious Evil
This article describes how everyday ordinary people of this nation have been (and in large measure, continue to be) cynically duped and emaciated by the insidious Barack Obama in concert with his Democrat and Republican party accomplices.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, June 11, 2012 Political Pragmatism Must Overcome Public Cynicism
People have been systemically ingrained to confuse pragmatism with cynicism when, in fact, they are quite different. Cynicism is in reality the antithesis of pragmatism. Cynicism breeds lethargy and a sense of helplessness, wherein pragmatism demands action to correct that which is wrong, intolerable, or unacceptable.