Tag - racism

Ethnic Weapons

It appeared that the United States was going to institute a new policy regarding the use of chemical-biological warfare (CBW) when President Nixon announced on November 25, 1969 that: The United States will never employ biological weapons; existing stockpiles of germ weapons are to be destroyed. Germ warfare research...

Liberation in the Liberation

It was Shirley Chisholm, the black American Congresswoman, who said recently that she had faced discrimination all her life-but that she had suffered more as a woman, than as a Black. Under the regime of Apartheid, it would not be possible for any black South African woman to say the same; in this society, colour...

Polaroid Fires Workers — Struggle Continues

Since the American Physical Society (APS) meeting a number of developments have occurred in the campaign to force Polaroid Corporation to withdraw from South Africa. On February 9, 1971 Polaroid responded to the boycott called by the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement (PWRM) by sending a memo to all its employees...

Letters from a Political Prisoner

Last spring the Ely Lilly Award was bestowed on Jon Beckwith a young professor at Harvard Medical School in recognition of the work of his coworkers and himself (see "Heroes of our Time", p 14). Jon turned the awarded money over to the Black Panther Party. At the 1970 meeting of the American Society of Microbiology he...