Commentary: Histories of Struggle and Resistance
Mathew, J. Cyriac, Social Justice
EACH CONTRIBUTION IN THE "INTERNATIONALISTS AND ANTI-IMPERIALISTS" SECtion has a unique set of concerns, but overlaps significantly with the other. Ward Churchill discusses the continued threat of state policing and repression through a look at the recent history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's campaign against the release of American Indian Movement (AIM) activist Leonard Peltier and the high-level cover-ups regarding the murder of AIM member Anna Mae Aquash. Laura Whitehorn discusses the context of the armed struggle of the 1970s and 1980s, the repression and persecution of radical activists in the U.S. by the FBI's COINTELPRO destabilization program, and the importance of the ongoing campaigns to free political prisoners.
A theme both authors emphasize is the need to …
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Publication information: Article title: Commentary: Histories of Struggle and Resistance. Contributors: Mathew, J. Cyriac - Author. Journal title: Social Justice. Volume: 30. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2003. Page number: 57+. © 1998 Crime and Social Justice Associates. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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