21 December 2017 — Black Agenda Report
– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
For a quarter century now, telecoms and other corporate interests have pretty much owned the cohort of civil rights organizations and elected officials we call the black political class, which is why they’ve consistently opposed network neutrality.
– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
The rich think they are invincible thanks to the GOP tax bill, but their arrogance is setting them up for a fall.
– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
Blacks in Alabama voted against Roy Moore because he was an existential threat, but the election did not advance any Black or progressive agenda.
– Ann Garrison , BAR contributor , – Helen Epstein
Uganda claims it only wants to neutralize a small Islamist guerilla group in the Congo, but the last time Uganda invaded in force, millions died.
by Glen Ford for The Real News Network
The new ANC chief, and apparently the next prehamsident of South Africa will be Cyril Ramaphosa, widely credited with the massacre of South African miners at Marikana
Raymond Nat Turner , BAR poet-in-residence
Man in a rug
a lying disorder…
– Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
On this week’s one hour show:
Political Prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal gets, gives literary praise, and thanks the people who have fought his frame-up the last 30 years.
Click the top link for the whole show, or any of the three following for the individual segments thereof.
by Cornel West
“The disagreement between Coates and me is clear: his view of black America is narrow and dangerously misleading.”
“Until now, there has never been a national reckoning of police shootings that includes Americans who are shot by cops and survive.”
Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese
“Political speech should not only be protected in print and television, but it should also be protected in the digital world, including
“The United States and other ‘democracies’ are positioned as the victims of online manipulation, never its author.”
“The EU states involved — especially Britain, France and Spain — have made it crystal clear they don‘t want to play ball on the issue
“Israel since 1948 has collaborated with the same white supremacist forces which conquered, exploited and oppressed Africans…”