Black Agenda Report June 21, 2018: Saving the Green Party, Democrats White Supremacists Too, Democrats Unhinged by Korea

21 June 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Can the Green Party Be Saved From Liberal Tokenism and Black Opportunism? We’ll See. 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor

The Green Party’s identity caucuses have become anti-democratic strongholds of backward opportunism. Reforming them is an urgent priority if the GP is ever to become a serious force on the left.

The Democratic Party is White Supremacist, Too 

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
“The Democratic Party is the long arm of the ruling class, the political mechanism that reduces Blacks to political captivity, dressed up as “diversity.”

Freedom Rider: Democrats Unhinged by Korea 

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
The only downside to the tentative path towards Korean peace is that it is “overseen by the impulsive and unpredictable Donald Trump.”

China’s Planned Economy is on the Rise, which is Bad News for US Empire 

– Danny Haiphong , BAR contributor
Chinese socialism has something to offer the planet, while US imperialism has nothing to offer unless your name is Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, or Jeff Bezos.
Raymond Nat Turner, BAR poet-in-residence
“I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained 
Ann Garrison, BAR contributor
“More censure of Israel is no doubt in the works, given Israel’s latest massacres in Gaza.”
Paul Street
“If the federal government ‘caging children’ and ‘separating families’ doesn’t put you in the streets, what will?”

Black Agenda Radio, week of June 18, 2018

Click the link above for the entire one hour broadcast, or any of the next four for the individual segments of this week’s Black Agenda Radio podcast.
It’s really disgusting to see Democratic Congress members and senators condemning an obvious step towards peace,” said David Swanson, director of World Beyond War.
Donald Trump’s willingness to contemplate U.S. troop withdrawal from South Korea is more evidence of “imperial retreat,” said Dr. Anthomy Monteiro.
Ajamu Baraka explores how US imperialism is rooted in the nation’s history of slavery and white settler expansionism.
The Atlanticist bloc, with NATO as its military arm, is coming undone, said Omali Yeshitela, chairman of the Black Is Back Coalition.
Ed Pilkington
“This is a storied victory for Debbie and her family, and the Move organization.”
Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
“The leader of every state that has refused to submit to US political and economic domination is defamed as a monster.”
Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
“Ultimately, the surest way to reduce the risk of nuclear war is to eliminate nuclear weapons.”
R. Divya Nair
“The Indian people cherish Robeson’s example of revolutionary humanity at its most developed and saluted him 
Former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience
“Amnesty International is complicit in what future foreign intervention might fall upon the Nicaraguan people.”
Ken Peeples
“Mass incarceration and selective enforcement of laws is a conscious decisionin this country.”

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