Punk Politics #42

For those wondering what we can truly do to make a difference beyond the good feeling of demonstrations. From Ibram X. Kendi How To Be An Antiracist

Admit racial inequity is the problem of bad policy, not bad people.
Identify racial inequity in all its intersections and manifestations.
Investigate and uncover policies causing racial inequity.
Invent or find antiracist policy that can eliminate racial inequity.
Figure out who ir what group has the power to institute antiracist policy.
Disseminate and educate about the uncovered racist policy and antiracist policy correctives.
Work with sympathetic antiracist policy makers to institute the antiracist policy.
Deploy antiracist power to compel or drive from power the unsympathetic racist policy makers in order to institute antiracist policy.
Monitor closely to ensure the antiracist policy reduces and eliminates racial inequity.
When policies fail, do not blame people. Start over and seek out new and more effective antiracist treatments until they work.
Monitor closely to prevent new racist policies from being instituted.

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Punk Politics #39

54 years ago the black community made their demands evident. Law enforcement at all levels has had that long to respect the black community as equal to the white community. Below is that list known as the 10 point program. #blacklivesmatter

– C Fish

1 cop arrested or 4 is not the issue.
The complete list actually turned 54 years old on the 15th of this month.

Black Panther Party

The Ten-Point Program

1. We Want Freedom. We Want Power To Determine The Destiny Of Our Black Community.
We believe that Black people will not be free until we are able to determine our destiny.

2. We Want Full Employment For Our People.
We believe that the federal government is responsible and obligated to give every man employment or a guaranteed income. We believe that if the White American businessmen will not give full employment, then the means of production should be taken from the businessmen and placed in the community so that the people of the community can organize and employ all of its people and give a high standard of living.

3. We Want An End To The Robbery By The Capitalists Of Our Black Community.
We believe that this racist government has robbed us, and now we are demanding the overdue debt of forty acres and two mules. Forty acres and two mules were promised 100 years ago as restitution for slave labor and mass murder of Black people. We will accept the payment in currency which will be distributed to our many communities. The Germans are now aiding the Jews in Israel for the genocide of the Jewish people. The Germans murdered six million Jews. The American racist has taken part in the slaughter of over fifty million Black people; therefore, we feel that this is a modest demand that we make.

4. We Want Decent Housing Fit For The Shelter Of Human Beings.
We believe that if the White Landlords will not give decent housing to our Black community, then the housing and the land should be made into cooperatives so that our community, with government aid, can build and make decent housing for its people.

5. We Want Education For Our People That Exposes The True Nature Of This Decadent American Society.
We Want Education That Teaches Us Our True History And Our Role In The Present-Day Society.
We believe in an educational system that will give to our people a knowledge of self. If a man does not have knowledge of himself and his position in society and the world, then he has little chance to relate to anything else.

6. We Want All Black Men To Be Exempt From Military Service.
We believe that Black people should not be forced to fight in the military service to defend a racist government that does not protect us. We will not fight and kill other people of color in the world who, like Black people, are being victimized by the White racist government of America. We will protect ourselves from the force and violence of the racist police and the racist military, by whatever means necessary.

7. We Want An Immediate End To Police Brutality And Murder Of Black People.
We believe we can end police brutality in our Black community by organizing Black self-defense groups that are dedicated to defending our Black community from racist police oppression and brutality. The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States gives a right to bear arms. We therefore believe that all Black people should arm themselves for self- defense.

8. We Want Freedom For All Black Men Held In Federal, State, County And City Prisons And Jails.
We believe that all Black people should be released from the many jails and prisons because they have not received a fair and impartial trial.

9. We Want All Black People When Brought To Trial To Be Tried In Court By A Jury Of Their Peer Group Or People From Their Black Communities, As Defined By The Constitution Of The United States.
We believe that the courts should follow the United States Constitution so that Black people will receive fair trials. The Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution gives a man a right to be tried by his peer group. A peer is a person from a similar economic, social, religious, geographical, environmental, historical and racial background. To do this the court will be forced to select a jury from the Black community from which the Black defendant came. We have been, and are being, tried by all-White juries that have no understanding of the “average reasoning man” of the Black community.

10. We Want Land, Bread, Housing, Education, Clothing, Justice And Peace.
When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect of the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that, whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute a new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and, accordingly, all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But, when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object, evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security.

Written: October 15, 1966
Source: War Against the Panthers, by Huey P. Newton.

Punk Politics #38

Here’s a bit of a guide of info concerning protests whether peaceful or more intense. It’s important to know about COINTELPRO. Back in the 60’s and 70’s the FBI in conjunction with police departments invented and implemented this primarily to disrupt black freedom movements such as the Black Panther Party. A primary means was to use plants which were white officers and agents to agitate the angrier members of the group to loot and vandalize. Also they would commit acts on their own to be blamed on the black protestors. These acts would be spun up by the media to make black people look violent and unreasonable as well as building the super predator myth of black males. Oakland (the birthplace of the BPP) was a primary testing ground for counter revolutionary tactics. The reason this is important to know is that COINTELPRO never ended. Counter tactics were used during Occupy Wall Street have been used this past week.

What to look for:

White males who look a little too straight laced for leftism. Most of them will be wearing 511 tactical pants and cop boots. If you see this question them. Also anyone who doesn’t seem to be that into the protest. They could be a plant or a comrade having a bad time and need help. Know the fashions of alt-righters to help spot them. Usually milbrand, pro law enforcement or pro American shirts. If they are cops odds are their pants will be more crisp than anyone else’s as they can’t help but keep that tought process. Never trust anyone you don’t know without ideological questioning first. Watch their reactions to the protest. If they are found to be cops or cop callers yell it out loud and clear. Putting them on blast is for everyone’s good. Check for a vest be it outline or a friendly clap on the back. If they try to get you to say something incriminating, check for a wire or recording device. In Oakland a black security guard was shot after the protest disbursed. This was a couter intel tactic to generate bad PR. The police will sacrifice their own and civilians to discredit resistance. It’s happened before. Also be wary of conservative hair cuts. These people have day lives and can’t help but look like intese normies. Any thin blue line gear must be called without question. Someone that commited to oppressors is a danger.

Note: If I missed anything or you have further information please advise so this can be further updated.

– C Fish

Punk Politics #37

For those complaining about riots.
We tried to work peacefully. The black community pleaded “stop killing us”. You ignored our voices so a scream has become necessary. The powerful only have themselves to blame by declaring human lives capital stock and conditioning society to value things over people. You held up armed white men crying about haircuts as heroes while demonizing an entire race for simply say BLACK LIVES MATTER and not participating in a song for a nation who trafficked their ancestors to be brutalized for every generation of their existence. You were warned to expect resistance. This is what x equals in the equation of your disregard and disrespect. We spent our educational lives being forcefed about how great our founding fathers are only the learn that only wealthy white men were created equal and that hasn’t fucking changed. From America’s rotted cesspool of a womb this anger has been born. If you cannot value lives, your cities should burn.

– C Fish

Punk Politics #36

Again a black man in America has been murdered by a white cop. The cop knelt on George Floyd’s neck as he stated “I can’t breathe” and strutted a total Chad look on his face. This amidst countless other cases of the police attacking the black community. I honestly think the cops have a kink for abusing the black community. And to top all this off, some white NBA player went and quoted Dr. King while telling the victimized community they should pray for those who take this perverse pleasure from oppressing them. Nah dude, the time for Dr. King passed in the 60’s with the string off assassinations. I think maybe those who stay black should stay strapped and stop taking it when the pigs get at you. Nothing has changed since they werefurat kidnapped from their ancestral land and trafficked to this stolen land. And dear white people, stop fucking being afraid of black people! It’s racist whether you’re the overtness of the alt-right right or the white liberalism view of telling them not to be uppity and angry. That second option of smiling racism iswhy things are still so bad for the black community. Must be a nice privalage to tell the oppressed how to act in the face of abuse you don’t suffer.

– C Fish

Punk Politics #35: Special Report

On February 23rd just outside of Brunswick, Georgia a black jogger was shot and killed by 2 white men on the side of the road. They told the police they thought he was a burglar. No charges have been filed. The NAACP and SPLC through a lot of hard work have gotten the district attorney to convene a grand jury to decide if criminal charges will be filed. So, wait a fucking minute! Georgia, a state with a history of the strange fruit of black me hangin from trees can’t simply say it’s illegal for white men to hunt black men for sport!?! Also an extra legal execution is legit for regular citizens because they “thought he was a robber”. Wven the cops typically have to go to the trouble of falsifying charges better than that with planting evidence. This is the epitome of white privilege! This is the klan lynchings all over again but even worse sonce they don’t have to wear masks or operate under the cover of darkness. In fact, this is a braod daylight lynching. How else do we describe the degree of difficulty to prosecute first degree racial murder in 2020? According to reports the two white males were parked and waiting outside of their truck ahead of where Ahmaud Arbery was jogging. This is setting up a kill zone, this is pre-meditation. We need to let it be known that this is not okay! It’s not acceptable that it happened in the past and it’s not acceptable now! #blacklivesmatter

– C Fish

Punk Politics #34

I see so many people talking about getting back to “normal”. Why the fuck would we want that? Normal is this blood sacrifice fed monolith we call the economy. Normal is the hyper popularization of hate. Normal is the stark trauma that our election is between 2 racist sex offenders. Normal is the Jeff Bezos, Hobby Lobby dystopia where only profit matters and fuck the people because “God told me”. Normal is shitting all over the singular environment we all share and calling it progress. Normal is continuing the indigenous genocide in the name of pipelines. We can’t fucking drink oil or eat money! Normal is this abusive late stage capitalism that we call American life. We don’t need normal, we need a hard reset. If America needs this normal to exist, then it’s high time for extinction.

– C Fish

Punk Politics #33

Oakland storm troopers (police) have done it again. So after they came under fire for arresting single black mothers and children for the act of trying to live in an abandoned home they’ve shown their ignorance again. Now the Oakland troopers have pinned outreach workers to the ground who were handing out bottled water to the homeless. Their defense is that one of them “fit the description of a suspect.” Well of course they did when you believe all black people act and look the same. They remind me of another city’s storied police department. Philadelphia in the 1970’s and 80’s. See link below for that history. Honestly, I think that the departments need a complete top to bottom house cleaning or perhaps we treat the cops the same way they treat the people. And this isn’t new for Oakland as gun control was born there out of Ronald Reagan’s kink of being fearful of strong black men. Yes, that’s right. A republican began gun control to disarm Black Panthers in California.

https://punxinsolidarity.com/2018/04/03/on-a-move/

– C Fish

Punk Politics # 32

Just when we think the dystopian hellscape can’t get any worse Billy Mase screeches from beyond the grave “but wait, there’s more!” Disney will stop paying at least half of its work force this week. Yeah, the mouse needs his money can’t be bothered to inject personal income to keep himself afloat. Amazon is still leading the charge of keeping the economy powered by human sacrifice. The week after America’s own warlord cut funding from the WHO there’s a very real risk of a pandemic of famine within the next 2 to 3 months. And now there’s medical and scientific concern of a 2nd wave of Covid coinciding with flu season. And I’m sure Pence is titillated by this to fulfill his and much of the evangelical community’s end time kink. Also this past weekend and week the alt-right and infowars mutants have been out in force protesting the distancing measures. Wait, what in the actual fuck? That’s right, people are protesting public health measures duringna pandemic that’s caused mass graves. I mean, I knew that the incestuous white right hand was fuckin dumb, but I expected a sense of self preservation at the very least. The silver lining is that if they get claimed by this disease, then maybe we won’t have to deal with the likes of Alex Jones anymore.

-C Fish