political repression

Letters to the editor, April 2020

April 2020

An update on Mumia Abu-Jamal, and readers weigh in on: popularity of Freedom Socialist, electoral remedies, a post-Brexit message, and military production and the climate.

Red Fawn sentenced

October 2018

Native American water protector from Standing Rock struggle was forced to take a “non-cooperating plea agreement” and 57-month jail sentence. She couldn’t get a fair trial for the “attempted murder” charge with a lifetime penalty.

Drew Ridama: “I’m determined to expose the truth”

Summer/Autumn 2001

Drew Ridama is a queer liberationist and progressive educator who recently returned to Melbourne after living in London. After a number of years of focusing on his work as a teacher, Drew saw the impact of globalisation. Recognising the huge potential of the S11 protests against the WEF spurred Drew to become involved. Drew was… Read more »

Maria Mardones: “I don’t want to let go of the rage”

Summer/Autumn 2001

“When I heard about the Seattle protest against the WTO, I knew it was significant. As the protests began moving from country to country, it became clear that coordination of the Left on a global level was starting to occur. So, I was excited to hear on 3CR about planned protests against the World Economic… Read more »