Video: TPP TV Blackout

24 April 2014 — FAIR Blog

A big controversy that isn’t news–but look what is…

Barack Obama is traveling to several Asian countries this week, and high on the agenda is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a secretive corporate-friendly commercial agreement that has mobilized critics around the globe. The deal is even running into stiff resistance in Congress.

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Black Agenda Report for April 23, 2014: Supreme Court: White Majority Rules, Obama's Empty Drug Clemencies, American Democracy

23 April 2014 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

Supreme Court: White Majorities Über Alles

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

“Black folks have no rights that white majorities are bound to respect.” That’s the message from the U.S. Supreme Court, which declared diversity programs an option that white majorities can legally ban. The High Court also safeguards the right of the rich to dominate elections. This week’s ruling shows that the Roberts Court “knows how to serve both majorities of whites and Big Capital, too.” Continue reading