Sunday, 30 August 2015

MALCOLM X MOVEMENT CALL TO PROTEST EUROPEAN RACISM AGAINST OUR PEOPLE/REFUGEES - Sun 13th Sept 1-4pm Downing Street

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DEFEND & WELCOME OUR PEOPLE INTO EUROPE! OPPOSE RACISM & IMPERIALIST WAR!

- Our people are welcome in Europe!

- Defend our people, oppose white supremacy racism!

- Oppose Nato and death squad wars and destabilisation in Syria, Libya, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia etc

Speakers confirmed from the Libyan, Malian, Somali, Syrian, Yemeni, Kurdish, Turkish and Afghan communities.

Protest 1pm Sunday 13th September at Downing Street

Conference to change contextualise and plan further at 6pm on same day, venue tbc.

Initiative of the Malcolm X Movement and Tricontinental Anti-Imperialist Platform

Requests from organisations and speakers to support and speak are welcome, please get in touch:
2015mxm@gmail.com

Twitter: @mxmovement
Facebook: Malcolm X Movement



Thursday, 27 August 2015

[video] SUKANT CELEBRATING THE HIZBULLAH VICTORY 10yrs ON, ON PRESS TV

THE BEST STUDY RESOURCES FOR UNDERSTANDING LIBYA


Some resources to understand Libya

A comrade recently made some critical remarks on this subject, and this was my suggested reading and watching list. Feel free to add in other materials in the thread:

Many comrades have been studying this in depth for decades, and especially the last five years or so.
Gaddafi's 'support' for the so-called 'war on terror' was nothing but him and Syria and others demanding back those terrorists that the imperialists were training against Libya and Syria. Now we can all see what these imperialist allied terrorists have done and are doing to our Homelands.

I assisted in Dan Glazebrook writing a book about this:
'Divide and Ruin: The West's Imperial Strategy in an Age of Crisis '
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https://youtu.be/6m66-ZCMHVg

Francis Boyle has a good book on Libya too:
Destroying Libya and World Order: The Three-Decade U.S. Campaign to Terminate the Qaddafi Revolution

Cynthia McKinney, PhD has compiled a book also on this subject:
'The Illegal War on Libya'

Horace Campbell too, although he does not like Gaddafi, has to admit in his well researched book that ultimately the LIbyan state did not sell out to the diktat to imperialism:
'Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya'

There is also Maximillian Forte's excellent book - 'Slouching Towards Sirte: NATO's War on Libya and Africa'

I went to Libya three times in 2011, and have done a lot of work on this. My and many other comrades research points to the fact that Gaddafi was still building up the African Union as a strategic global south and anti-imperialist bloc; he was allying with Chavez, Morales, Ortega, and Correa and Castro in discussing a global south military alliance; he continued to support Black communities, with meeting Malcolm Shabazz and others in Tripoli in Jan 2011, he advocated $800 trillion reparations from the imperialists for the genocidal crimes against African peoples, and advocated fundamental reform at the UNSC in his speech to the UNGA in 2008.

And there's much more.

Libya before its destruction was still a socialist country, and an increasingly prosperous one at that!
Yes, there were mistakes, many mistakes and negative aspects, but before 2012 Libya was in a Pan-African, people-centred strategy.

Here are some other resources which might be of interest in relation to this:

'Libya: Nato's untold story'
https://www.youtube.com/playlist…

A Tribute to Gaddafi:
https://youtu.be/_57HYLSXvi8
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https://youtu.be/rp7nLRmhdRs
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https://youtu.be/y1wA-tp4Nv0

- Sukant Chandan, Sons of Malcolm

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

CORBYN IS THE BRITISH STATE's ATTEMPT AT SABOTAGING SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE


Many complex factors at play here, but in the final analysis I think it is clear that a major section of the British state has decided to give him *enough* space to help him facilitate pushing back against the only real and actual threat to the British state which is Scottish independence (ie., win back Scots to the Labour Party which supports the union, but also this is having an impact on Ireland with votes being pushed towards labour against Sinn Fein and also Wales).

Scotland HAS a serious mass movement against the British state. Corbyn and the entire english left are no threat for the foreseeable future, and EVEN if Corbyn wins the Labour Party leadership the British state would rather a growing Labour left than the growing movement towards Scottish independence, cos the British state knows the latter is a real threat and the former are not and can be handled relatively easily.

- Sukant Chandan, Sons of Malcolm

Some discussion:

Facebook friend: A fallout of Corbyn winning could be the preservation of the Union but that is not the basis of the vote for him. It's a vote against austerity really and there is a split in the establishment so to argue that the British state want him is too simplistic.

Me: As you will know large swathes of Scots have rejected the rather arrogant colonial unionism of Corbyn.

I said a SECTION of the British state have decided to allow Corbyn to save the union, actually it has only been sometimes the most right wing section of the state that has opposed Corbyn.

And that people cannot recognise the bigger picture of the union and are voting in austerity just plays into giving a left cover to save the union.

Facebook friend: Not sure that it's the most right wing section of the state opposing him. Murdoch is supporting him! Tories are happy with the inevitable split. It's the right wing of Labour Party that want rid of him, and it's part of the labour left that may use him to preserve the union.

Me: The telegraph, daily mail seem to be leading the charge against Corbyn to *some* extent, whereas the guardian, bbc, sky, independent, the times, the daily record, murdoch (!) as you mention are all very soft on Corbyn.

Of course the labour 'right' would be annoyed with Corbyn,

I dont think its only the labour left who want to use Corbyn to preserve the union, the fact that Corbyn has got a very nice and easy ride from the propaganda arms of the british state is imho directly related to him 'playing ball' on the colonial union issue.

Although I positively work with Galloway on a number of things, you will remember that he was literally shoulder to shoulder with the orange lodges and tories on the referendum issue, ie., the british (tory and beyond) state KNOW VERY WELL what is good for them and will employ all forces in line with their interests.

It's a shame that not more critical conversations have been allowed into the Corbyn debate, which is dominated by a lot of self delusional narrow chatter.

Facebook friend: Yes critical conversations have been lacking. There is a feeling amongst many - and to s degree I share it - that maybe just maybe he could bring about a change. Probably delusional as you say but I understand and empathise with the desire to hope even though it will probably be an abysmal failure! There are no answers just experiments.

'PANTHER IN LIBYA' DEDON KIMAATHI PASSES ON TO THE ANCESTORS

[photo credit: from brother Brian Muhammad's page]

Thank you brother Brian E. Muhammad for informing us that Respected Elder, brother and comrade Dedon Kimaathi (former slave name Kenneth Carr) has passed on to the Ancestors. 

I had the privilege of spending a little time with this great human being in Tripoli while the Nato bombs were destroying the country along with their allied death squads who are now running the place amok.

We conducted this interview, which was a great insight into Muammar Gaddafi's Socialist Jamahirya and its relationship to the All-African People's Revolutionary Party (AAPRP) and other related issues.

As I parted ways and dropped off Dominque Stevenson and Black Panther and political prisoner of 44 years Eddie Conway this morning, the morning after we had an excellent event in defence of our political prisoners in Libya, leaders of Socialist Libya, I hope many millions of others will closely engage with these giants of our struggle to better inform our organisational, strategical, ideological and ethical challenges that we face today.

We all have such a short time in this dunya, a short existence in which we are obliged by the Ancestors to struggle harder, better, faster in contributing whatever we can to our on-going and intergenerational liberation struggles of our peoples across the globe.

We walk in your elephant footsteps, dear Dedon Kimaathi.

It was an honour to meet you in a vanguard resistant country which was Socialist Libya, it was an honour to learn from you briefly and meet many other comrades and of course to unite with our Libyan and African family on the continent, at the time when Libya needed us the most, at the time when too many sold out the most.

- Sukant Chandan, Sons of Malcolm


3 PUBLIC EVENTS IN 3 DAYS IN SUPPORT OF LIBYAN RESISTANCE - LONDON / AMSTERDAM / NYC


Many thanks to comrades in NYC for putting this event on tomorrow. A good initiative following on from one event in London, and one event in Amsterdam on the same issue with a similar political position. So we have London, NYC and Amsterdam holding events to support the anti-Nato pro Socialist Libya resistance, and rejecting the misrule of the death squads.

Waiting for other comrades across the world to support our Libyan family.

London event - Libya: opposing death squad injustice!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1018836771468358/

Amsterdam event - Libië: steun de Groene opstand!
https://www.facebook.com/events/508066672692488/

- Sukant Chandan, Sons of Malcolm