What Is COINTELPRO? by The Anti-Social Socialist

What Is COINTELPRO? by The Anti-Social Socialist

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“We don’t think you fight fire with fire best; we think you fight fire with water best. We’re going to fight racism not with racism, but we’re going to fight with solidarity. We say we’re not going to fight capitalism with black capitalism, but we’re going to fight it with socialism. We’ve stood up and said we’re not going to fight reactionary pigs and reactionary state’s attorneys like this and reactionary state’s attorneys like Hanrahan with any other reactions on our part. We’re going to fight their reactions with all of us people getting together and having an international proletarian revolution.” — Fred Hampton, Speech delivered at Olivet Church, 1969

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Brother Larry Pinkney on Obama’s Wars, interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

by Cindy Sheehan
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February 6, 2011

(SOAPBOX #86) This Sunday (February 6th), Cindy celebrates February by hosting Larry Pinkney, previously a two time January guest (in 2009 & 2010) – in this month instead.  Brother Larry Pinkney is an editorial board member of Black Commentator, a veteran of the Black Panther Party, the former Minister of Interior of the Republic of New Africa and a former political prisoner.  He’s 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.  He’s been a distinguished activist and solidly established as an intelligent and perceptive commentator for a good time now.  Continue reading