16 November 2017 — Black Agenda Report
– Glen Ford, BAR executive editor A nation run by the world’s wealthiest oligarchs, and led by an aspiring oligarch, has the gall to demonize Russia, where the oligarchs have been tamed.
– Bruce A. Dixon, BAR managing editor One of the leaders of Zimbabwe’s struggle for independence Mugabe and his party have ruled since 1980. – Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
by Dr. Matthew Quest
In 1957, E. Franlin Frazier could not have anticipated the opportunity for a Black man to be the chief executive of the American empire. But H.Rap Brown (later Imam Jamil Al-Amin) in 1968 did…. For Brown/Al-Amin, a black face in this high place augmented and sustained the military industrial complex. Obama’s
election proved his analysis prophetic.
Edward S. Herman, the economist, Wharton School professor emeritus, and prolific author, died this week at age 92. Among his many books are Manufacturing Consent, which he authored with Noam Chomsky, and The Myth of the Liberal Media.
This week on Black Agenda Radio
Chuck Collins from Institute For Policy Studies explains how the 3 richest Americans own as much as the bottom 160 million.
Howard University hosts the annual Black Is Back conference with Dr. Marsha Coleman Abedayo and St. Petersburg FL local candidate Erithia Cainion.
Stealing Detroit’s Water
Mumia Abu Jamal on “Sex Wars”
Click the links above for the individual segments or Black Agenda Radio for the whole show.
by Ken Morgan
Here’s how the system works… Capitalists continually search for the highest return on their investments — not creating jobs.
by Henning Melber
Well, to start with it defines this African middle class as people making anywhere from $4 to $70.
by Vijay Prashad
“There is a great deal to learn from the USSR, a great deal to admire and a great deal to censure.”
by Rebeca Toledo
“Lenin’s uncompromising support for the right of nations to self-determination, up to and including secession…”