Tag: united states

  • Woody Guthrie at 100: Pete Seeger, Billy Bragg, Will Kaufman Honor the “Dust Bowl Troubadour”

    Commemorations are being held across the country this year to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the country’s greatest songwriters, Woody Guthrie. Born on July 14, 1912, in Okemah, Oklahoma, Guthrie wrote hundreds of folk songs, including “This Land Is Your Land,” “Pastures of Plenty,” “Pretty Boy Floyd,” “Do Re Mi” […]

  • Global capitalism and 21st century fascism

    The global economic crisis and the attack on immigrant rights are bound together in a web of 21st century fascism. by: William I. Robinson | Via: Aljazeera The crisis of global capitalism is unprecedented, given its magnitude, its global reach, the extent of ecological degradation and social deterioration, and the scale of the means of […]

  • ‘Powerful’ white supremacist leader shot dead in his home

    One of America’s most powerful white supremacist leaders has been shot dead in his home, it emerged today. David Lynch, described as a major figure in America’s underground racist movement, was shot along with his 33-year-old girlfriend in their Sacramento home early Wednesday morning. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1362647/Powerful-white-supremacist-leader-David-Lynch-shot-dead-home.html#ixzz1FaTmHB9q

  • Neo-Nazi march interrupted by riot in downtown Phoenix

    Via: http://www.4bcI5.com/neo-nazi-march-interrupted Part 1 Part 2 PHOENIX – Two people were arrested and more than a hundred protesters were separated by police Saturday in downtown Phoenix. Dane Edward Rossman, 23, and Bryan Wayne Reavely, 24, were arrested for throwing rocks at police officers at the National Socialist Movement march, according to Sgt. Tommy Thompson with the […]