Benjamin Zephaniah on Windrush, anarchism and his time in North Korea

6 November 2018 — Youtube

A Must See!

Zephaniah turns down the post of poet laureate. This is a wonderful interview with Zephaniah from May 2018.

Poet, writer and activist Benjamin Zephaniah talks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy about the Windrush scandal, how the political system should be torn down and why he spends so much time in China.

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Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya By Ben Norton

28 November 2017 — FAIR

Twenty-first century slave markets. Human beings sold for a few hundred dollars. Massive protests throughout the world.

The American and British media have awakened to the grim reality in Libya, where African refugees are being sold in open-air slave markets. Yet a crucial detail in this scandal has been downplayed or even ignored in many corporate media reports: the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in bringing slavery to the North African nation.

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Video: Masterful combo: Aya El Zinati’s video of Susan Abulhawa reading ‘Black’ By Annie Robbins

25 November 2013 — Mondoweiss

During the recent power outages Gazan Aya El Zinati made this knockout video with clips of her friend Susan Abulhawa reading ‘Black’, a masterful harsh/heart-thrashing critical poem from her first volume of poetry My Voice Sought the Wind.

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Video: Masterful combo: Aya El Zinati’s video of Susan Abulhawa reading ‘Black’ By Annie Robbins

25 November 2013 — Mondoweiss

During the recent power outages Gazan Aya El Zinati made this knockout video with clips of her friend Susan Abulhawa reading ‘Black’, a masterful harsh/heart-thrashing critical poem from her first volume of poetry My Voice Sought the Wind.

Continue reading