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At the Axis of Language and Philosophy

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“At The Axis of Language and Philosophy.” Saussure examines the field of linguistics by separating two controlling facets they’re in: speech and language. Speech, he argues, is at every moment an existing institution which is… Full Transcript

Cetewayo Freed from the Hole

Mumia Abu-Jamal

On the white card above his cell door, the name Arthur Johnson is typed, followed by his prison number. Johnson has been held in solitary confinement in half a dozen PA prisons, since 1979, late… Full Transcript

“The Clinton Show”

Mumia Abu-Jamal

As the Democratic National Convention rolls out its latest episode of the long-running “The Clinton Show”. It is threatened, as are all old programs, by an audience that has grown beyond the show’s characters. Starring… Full Transcript

Mumia Abu-Jamal on Democracy Now!

Mumia Abu-Jamal

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org. We are “Breaking with Convention: War, Peace and the Presidency.” I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. We’re broadcasting from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, broadcasting outside that… Full Transcript

Maroon Prevails

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Russell Maroon Shoatz, a Black Liberation fighter since his youth, after many years of struggle, has prevailed in his action to bar the Pa. Dept. of Corrections (DOC) from ever holding him in isolation again.… Full Transcript

Capital Gains

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The primaries have ended, and America’s general election begins anew — and voila! — a billionaire is pitted against a millionaire! The Trump-Clinton battle (what I’ve earlier termed ‘The Nasty vs The crafty’) is a… Full Transcript