We stand with those young people who raised a sign which read “Neither MUD nor PSUV – we are the ones from below who come for the ones above,” because the situation cannot be solved with a change of government.
We want people to participate, to share their experiences, to share their hearts, to take care of one another, and to build communities that can fight capitalism and fight the state. This is the first step.
Other fears are more essential than the fear of death. The fear of standing alone, or the fear that what you’re doing is futile. Those kinds of fears are more real, and are much more present in Europe than here.
“Everything we need is already inside of us as black people. It’s absolutely necessary that we recognize our very rich history of rebellion in this country, one that we can learn from and build off of, and that we can use right now in this moment.