3 January 2018 Black Agenda Report

3 January 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Freedom Rider: Who Killed Erica Garner  

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist

Eric Garner could not get justice for her father, but she succeed in exposing Barack Obama’s naked cynicism and hypocrisy…

Help Save BAR from Google, Trump, the Democrats and Their Spies

by BAR executive Editor Glen Ford
The people…united…will never be defeated – but they can lose their
weekly dose of BAR, the only Black site on the ruling class hit list.

Will Black Agenda Report Be Here Next New Year? That’s Up To Our Readers…

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
For almost twelve years, Black Agenda Report has gone where few others dared, helping explore and explain the economic and political world in which Black America exists. Will we be around this time next year?
Ann Garrison, BAR contributor, Boniface Musavuli
“While the rest of the world celebrates their hopes for the New Year, the Congolese suffer repression and death.”
Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
“Coates has benefitted from the neo-liberal brand of Black leadership that grew in strength during the era of Obama.”
Netfa Freeman
“The capitalist agenda is to neo-colonize Zimbabwe and appropriate its labor and land.”

Black Agenda Radio, Week of January 1, 2018

On this week’s one hour show,
Helen Epstein says the slaughter in Congo may be about to resume, with the armies of US puppets Rwanda and Uganda massing in the Congolese border regions
Ciara Taylor outlines how the US continues to stymie democracy in Honduras
Paul Street dissects how the Republican tax cut will lead to cuts in Medicaid and Medicare that will be felt as soon as next year
Margaret Kimberley reflects on the meaning of the Democratic attempt to smear former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein
Ajamu Baraka explains how the US censoring of RT is the first step toward muzzling the left in the US…
Hit the first link above for the whole show, or any of the following five for its individual segments.

 
by BAR poet in residence Raymond Nat Turner
One to three three on one Life hanging on tatted arms of a windpipe- crushing Nazi thug 3 little words
by Phakamile Hlubi
“The massacre of the mine workers in August of 2012 was actually the catalyst for the decision that NUMSA made in the following year to break away from the alliance.”
Vijay Prashad
“The Europeans want to move their southern border from the northern edge of the Mediterranean Sea to the southern rim of the Sahara Desert…”
Julianne Tveten
“Private network providers prioritize only those they expect to provide a return on investment.”