(BALTIMORE) — Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, use excessive force too often and are not adequately disciplined for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being issued Wednesday. The report, the culmination of a yearlong investigation into one of the country’s largest police forces, also found that officers make large numbers…
The body count is rising. Shaun Lucas found dead. The latest update on this is that he died in his sleep. Refer to the tweets above.
According to a Reddit thread, Shaun Lucas was an activist who served the DNC with an election fraud lawsuit.
The lawsuit seems to be from Miami.
WSJ links to a PDF file. Court papers. On page 3, a Mr. Shawn Lucas is mentioned.
Niko D House is the President of Carolina Students for Bernie Sanders.
Shawn Lucas and Brandon Yoshimura are from One Source Process, Inc. A legal services firm.
Update: Sean has informed me that Shawn Lucas was not an attorney.
Update #2: According to the comments section on Reddit – /r/DNCleaks , Shawn was found unconscious on the floor in the bathroom.
Tsianina Redfeather, a famous Creek/Cherokee singer and performer. Source – Denver Public Library. — euzicasaAugust 2, 2016
Tsianina Redfeather, a famous Creek/Cherokee singer and performer. Source – Denver Public Library.
The Long Read: More than a century before Hillary Clinton, ‘Notorious Victoria’ Woodhull made a bid for the White House – a pioneering protest for which she was called ‘Mrs Satan’ and sent to jail
Elections in the US may be months away, but already political ads are saturating television, radio, and the papers. But for all the bumper stickers, slogans, t-shirts, and signs stuck in front lawns across the country, many Communists are taking up the cry of “Don’t Vote!“.
This isn’t exactly a new attitude. People have been decrying elections ever since we first had them. And of course, this isn’t without good reason. When you’re asked once every four years to pick between two corrupt aristocrats maintaining virtually the same platform (platforms they’ll abandon the second they’re sworn in), voting seems like a pointless exercise that insults your intelligence and your values. This general disgust applies just as much- if not more- to the members of the far left, who recognize the current system masquerading as democracy as being, at its most competent, the “executive arm of Capitalism” and at…
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Harpal Brar, Chairman of the CPGB-ML, gives a presentation summarising Marx’s teachings on the state. Key quotations and ideas are drawn from Marx and Engel’s seminal work, “The Communist Manifesto”, Engels’ “Origin of the Family, private property and the state”, Marx’s “Critique of the Gotha Program”, Engels’ “Anti Duhring”, Marx’s “18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte” and “The Civil War in France”, and Lenin’s “The State and Revolution.”
It’s an excellent introduction to Marxism, and totally exposes the commonly peddled fallacy that workers can simply vote for socialism – or a social democratic party, such as Labour in Britain – in order to solve their problems.
Workers cannot simply lay hold of the ready-made state machinery (the capitalists’ parliament, army, police force, judiciary, etc.) and use it to achieve their own ends. Bourgeois rule, connections and interests run through these institutions, like the lettering in a stick of Brighton Rock.
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