Category Archives: revolution

Trump Speaketh Before His Minions

Last evening Mr. Trump addressed to the joint houses of Congress. The 45th President of the USA was greeted by applause from both sides of the aisle, as he made his way to the podium. Representatives and Senators stood his hand and upon his standing before the microphone his GOP minions burst into a celebratory […]

Man In The White Hat – MC5

The MC5 appeared at Wayne State University for an afternoon concert on July 19, 1970. A black and white film captured the quintet’s rebellious musical talents, but Dakota from Weird Womb and I have always wondered about a tall bearded man standing against the speakers. He was wearing a white hat and tee-shirt. “Maybe he […]

I’ve Been To The Mountaintop

On April 3, 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee mostly about the ongoing Memphis Sanitation Strike. At the end of his call for unity, economic actions, boycotts, and nonviolent protest, the Man of Peace discussed the possibility of an untimely death. Like anybody, I would like to live […]

A Les Etoiles Fidel Castro

The son of a wealthy landowner, Fidel Castro betrayed Cuba’s ruling class to overthrow President Bastista and on January 1, 1959 the MR-26-7 entered Havana to oust the last vestiges of a corrupt regime allied the the USA. Angered by the expulsion of United Fruits, ITT, and various American interests Washington placed an embargo on […]

Cleaver Penis Pants

The 1960s revolutionary Eldridge Cleaver had a troubled youth in LA, but a rape spree earned the 18 year-old a long sentence to San Quentin and Folsom prisons. His book SOUL ON ICE was published by Ramparts Magazine. Controversy followed his stating that he initially raped black women in the ghetto “for practice” and then […]