Raymond Nat Turner Plundering our planet, the parasitic capitalistClass places itself above/apart from nature andHumanity… And its corporate parrots repeatGalaxy-colonizing crack pipe claptrap ofbillionaire bosses regarding missions of phallicboy toys sucked up from sweat beads of toilers… I spoke with Sun Ra and Ra said: “If they arriveAlive, Hannibal Lecter masks are … [Read more...] about Interstellar slavery: coming to a planet near you?
Shooting and looting started: 400 years ago Shooting, looting, scalping, lynching, Raping, torturing their way across the continent — 400 years ago — Colonial settler thugs launched this endless crimson tide rolling down on Today... Colonial settler thugs launched this endless crimson tide leaving in- visible yellow crimescene tape crisscrossing Tallahassee to … [Read more...] about A poem by Raymond Nat Turner
Those who buy chocolate (or coffee or tea or bananas or …) that does not follow international FairTrade standards are saving money by buying the products of exploitation. Demand that shops carry FairTrade and eliminate products based on exploiting others! Here's an update on the cacao/chocolate business. Hershey, Nestle, & M&M Mars are all part of the problem, … [Read more...] about Do you buy chocolate produced by slaves?
Thanks to the 13th Amendment, a person convicted of a crime can be forced to work as punishment. And thanks to widespread racism in society, law enforcement, the courts, and the prison system, Black people are vastly more likely to wind up in prison. (See the two highly-recommended films listed at the bottom of this post.) In addition to working in the laundry or serving … [Read more...] about Peter’s blog: ‘Slavery & Prisons today’
Fair Trade isn't just about coffee. Many commodities are subject to abuse by large trading corporations and large growers. Coffee is perhaps the largest volume, but tea, chocolate, sugar, bananas, and many others are also important. Chocolate is subject not only to the normal trade abuses but is known for its use of child workers—slaves who are sold to the cocoa plantation … [Read more...] about Chocolate: The Bitter Truth