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Dahr Jamail: ”’Storm the Heavens”: Notes From the Weather Underground on Resistance to Trump’

‘The Weathermen were motivated to join the radical group because “revolution was on the march around the world.”  National liberation movements were gaining steam throughout the Third World, and were actually able to seize power in about a dozen countries.  “The most oppressed, the ‘wretched of the Earth,’ were reshaping the world in a more equitable and humane way,” David Gilbert wrote. “Those of us who later formed the Weather Underground pored over these various revolutions, studying both how they won against imperialism’s monstrous military machines and the changes they brought about in terms of education, health care, land reform, and women’s rights.”‘