From Florida to NY to California and Everywhere Else
Police Murder... Mass Incarceration... Racists Run Rampant
Revolution newspaper has just learned that several prisoners from Pelican Bay State Prison Security Housing Unit (solitary confinement) in California have sent word to the Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund (PRLF) that the prison has withheld from them issue #302 (May First 2013) of Revolution newspaper.
The trial of racist vigilante George Zimmerman is set to begin June 10. Hit the streets on that day for National Hoodie Day.
THIS MOVEMENT FOR REVOLUTION MUST NOW BECOME A REAL FORCE, POWERFULLY IMPACTING AND INFLUENCING ALL OF SOCIETY... bringing forward growing numbers of those this system has cast out and cast down, who must be and can be the driving force of the fight to put an end not only to their own oppression, but all oppression, all over the world... drawing in many others, from all walks of life, who are inspired to join this same cause... preparing minds and organizing forces, Fighting the Power, and Transforming the People, for REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS.
Come to a conference on the weekend of June 1 and find out how you can be a part of exciting plans to take out and raise serious funds to spread the work and leadership of Bob Avakian—BA— far and wide, deep into the 'hoods and barrios, and out into wealthy vacation areas this summer.
From a prisoner.
Also in this issue
Scientists monitoring carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere announced on May 9 that levels of the gas had reached 400 parts per million (ppm). This announcement should serve as a gut punch and a ringing wake-up call about the heightening emergency we are facing due to the warming of the planet, climate change, and the overall environmental destruction ravaging earth.
Includes "Carbon Dioxide, the 'Keeling Curve' and Climate Change"
Photo: Courtesy U.S. Geological Survey
A reader shares some experience from years of getting the paper out to people on public transportation.
by Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA
NAT TURNER OR THOMAS JEFFERSON?
To draw attention to a dire situation, UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson recently pointed out that of the world's seven billion people, six billion have mobile phones, while only 4.5 billion have access to toilets or latrines.
On May 17-19, actions across the U.S. and around the world supported the hunger strikers at Guantánamo and demanded their release.
On May 10, U.S.-backed strongman General Efrain Ríos Montt, president of Guatemala for 17 months in 1982-1983, was convicted and sentenced to 80 years in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity for his role in the slaughter of 1,771 Mayan Ixil people.
The U.S. military and the U.S. government have been rocked by a series of scandals and exposures about rape, a pervasive atmosphere of sexual harassment of women, and covering up or excusing the men who perpetrate these acts.
by Carl Dix
Over 150 people rallied and marched on Saturday, May 18, to protest the outrageous decision of a judge to throw out the indictment of Richard Haste, the cop who murdered 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.
Join in the National Day of Action for Abortion Rights in July and then travel from North Dakota, where the last abortion clinic in the state is facing extreme new restrictions, down to Mississippi where the last abortion clinic is facing laws that would shut it down.
A team from StopPatriarchy.org went back to talk to students at Hampshire College, where organizers of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) conference called police to kick StopPatriarchy off the campus.
New & Breaking News...
A Call from Noche Diaz and Jamel Mims: Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide. Act to Stop It NOW!
Join meetups and discussions to share your thoughts, questions, and ideas sparked by seeing the film of BA's talk.
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