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I’m honestly surprised that we haven’t seen assassinations yet given the rise of far-right political violence. And considering how little difference the near-lynching of Mike Pence has made, it’s hard to see that an actual assassination of a left-wing politician who do anything to bring the Republican Party back from the brink. We damn near […]
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Saadi Yacef, RIP

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On September 22, 2021
Last week, we had a very unfortunate comment thread when I mentioned that one of the bombers portrayed in The Battle of Algiers still lives. Too many commenters basically preferred colonialism to the use of violence to evict colonial occupiers from their land. This is ridiculous and moral cowardice in the face of oppression. The […]

The First Shooting

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On January 25, 2017

It really is only a matter of time before a Trumpite murders a protestor. And probably also only a matter of slightly longer time before organized violence against protestors becomes normalized. The v

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