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“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

Why Black and Latino Americans Won’t Vote for Trump or the Republican Party

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Lets face some truths here, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has an image problem of being racist, xenophobic, sexist, and a politically unpolished blabbering brute. Trump represents everything that is wrong with the Republican Party.… Full Transcript

Voting: The Final Fig Leaf

Mumia Abu-Jamal

As elections near, voters face the choices before them with something like dread: Donald Trump: loud, bombastic, bellicose, rich as Croesus, and xenophobic; or the presumptive Democratic nominee (unless Vermont’s Bernie Sanders manages to upend… Full Transcript

The Trump Party

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It’s months from the conventions, but if today is any indicator, the results are all but guaranteed. No matter the results of the election, the impact in the Republican Party is clear. After years of… Full Transcript

Electing Enemies

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The U.S. Presidential elections are over a year from now, but if you relied on national media accounts, you’d think that they were all but imminent. But this isn’t the elections; it’s like an obstacle… Full Transcript

Centuries of Struggle Big House Prison Blues

Mumia Abu-Jamal

‘Plus ça change …’ say the French; or ‘The more things change, of course, the more they stay the same.’ That thought, with all its despair and wisdom, resonates with particular power when we look… Full Transcript

The Representative or the Represented?

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Recently, a Black congresswoman from Florida revealed that white legislators from the state’s redistricting body changed her district to include the states overcrowded but under represented prisons, thereby insuring her defeat when the next election… Full Transcript