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Racism, Police Violence, and the Socialist Revolution
The cold-blooded murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police is yet another horrific act of racist violence against an unarmed black man in broad daylight. This has yet again sparked protests across the country, showing that people are fed up with the systemic racism of the capitalist system.When the great revolutionary martyr Malcolm X said, “You can’t have capitalism without racism,” he summed up a profound truth about the world we live in. This racist brutality is hardwired into the capitalist system. Antonio Balmer (Socialist Revolution editor) speaks on racism, police violence, and the need for revolution.Read more online: https://bit.ly/blmprotests. Intro music credit: Toasted Tomatoes (from "lofi hip-hop beats to organise/seize means to").
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