3:AM magazine in London: Greek resistance

       Last week, there was an all out attempt – just short of military invasion but sparing little else –  by Europe and the Greek bourgeoisie to undermine democracy in Greece, overthrow the elected Syriza government, and strangle the Greek people with further austerity.  Refusing to extend credit to the Greeks – forcing …

Review of Gerald Horne, The Counter-revolution of 1776

Journal of American HistoryThe Counter-revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America. By Gerald Horne. (New York: New York University Press, 2014. xiv, 349 pp. $39.00.) Gerald Horne’s The Counter-revolution of 1776 strikingly places the American founding in its international setting and emphasizes that the slave-owning South seceded from …

poems: 4 for John

     John McCamant died May 6, 2015 at the age of 82.  See here. *** 1.  A rainbow of difficult flowers                         for John McCamant At a meeting of over a hundred, the gardener sunflowers bending down their heads in hot afternoons faculty and students spoke of Chile before the hammering rain against the …

EU/IMF/Bankers fight democracy in Greece

     For one action to be taken in solidarity with the Greek people, see here. ***       The election of Syriza was a great sign of hope for the Greek people and ordinary people everywhere.  The European/American bankers are enforcing an austerity program in Greece, producing shocking youth unemployment – 65% – and …

Greek Movement Solidarity

   Michael Schwartz forward this better from Marina Sitrin, calling for solidarity of organizations (and individuality) with Greek rejection of further impoverishment by the EU?IMF.  I will send out a later post on this today, but please ask organizations to consider what actions might be taken in solidarity with ordinary Greeks (and the rest of us who are being ruled …