Black Agenda Report Report for September 24, 2014: Jesse & Andy OK Spoils of Congo Genocide, CBC Left Wing Crumbles, Venezuela's Maduro in Bronx

24 September 2014 — Black Agenda Report

Will America’s Black Political Class Join In the Spoils of the Rape of Congo? Andy Young & Jesse Jackson Say It’s OK.

By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

The table set with the loot from 5 million dead in neighboring Congo, the largest genocide on earth since World War 2, Rwandan president Paul Kagame is inviting America’s black political class to join him in the profitable spoils… contracts, careers and more, blessed by the likes of Andy Young and Rev. Jesse Jackson. Continue reading

Media Lens: The Purpose And The Pretence – Bombing Isis By David Edwards

24 September 2014 — Media Lens

Tom Bradby, ITV News political editor, nutshelled the media zeitgeist in a single tweet:

‘I am not at all religious, but I can’t help feeling there may be a seventh circle of hell reserved somewhere for Jihadi John [the killer of James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines].’

For ‘Jihadi John’ and the West’s close allies in Saudi Arabia, perhaps, where ‘scheduled beheading reflects authorities’ callous disregard to human rights’, according to Amnesty International.

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