Black Agenda Report 12 July 2018: California VS the Banksters; Democrats To Blame For Trump Supreme Court Too; British Collusion and Criminality

12 July 2018 — Black Agenda Report

California Leads the Way in Resistance to the Rule of Bankers

– Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
There will be a “Fire Next Time” – another catastrophic Wall Street meltdown – and when that happens, the people must be primed to demand the nationalization of the private banks. In California, such a political process has already begun.

Obama and Democrats Share Blame For Trump’s Supreme Court

– Bruce A. Dixon, BAR managing editor
In 2005 and 2006 John Kerry and Barack Obama led the Senate Judiciary Committee. They ignored the pleas of Democratic constituents to block, oppose and filibuster Roberts & Alito or to make the Federalist Society an issue. So this is their court too.

Freedom Rider: British Collusion and Criminality

– Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
The real “collusion” runs from the DNC to former MI6 spies to CIA assets to Russian double agents to American intelligence to alleged chemical weapons attacks used to justify war.

Nuclear Power in Africa?

– Ann Garrison, BAR contributor
There can be no real economic breakthrough for Africa while 60 percent of its people have no electricity, but is nuclear power part of the solution?

All Lives Matter?

Raymond Nat Turner, BAR poet-in-residence
“Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind;

Bernie Sanders: “Don’t Be Rude to White Nationalists, Do What Alexandria Did”

Paul Street
“People Have a Right to Go Into a Restaurant and Have Dinner”

On July 4th, American Exceptionalism, and Ruling Class fear of Trump

Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
“With each passing day under Trump, the mythology of US exceptionalism becomes more fragile.”

Black Agenda Radio, Week of July 9, 2018

– Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
Click the link above for the entire one hour show, or any of the next four links for the individual segments thereof.
The “Bought-Off” Black Caucus :Margaret Kimberley on the CBC protecting police as a class,
Military Spending = Cash for Corporations : William Hartung on the bloated US military budget,
Scandalizing Homeless Black Men : Akile Anai on reparations and protecting the homeless in St. Petersburg FL,
Greens Take on Barbara Lee : Green candidate Laura Wells gets a one on one with Barbara Lee

BAR Book Forum: Ari Heinrich’s “Chinese Surplus”

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
“Cutting-edge biomedical technology actually perpetuates certain inequalities.”

BAR Book Forum: Vince Schleitwiler’s “Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific”

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
“The constraints empire placed on its racial contradictions are falling away.”

Forgotten Feminisms: Johnnie Tillmon’s Battle Against ‘The Man’

Judith Shulevitz
“Mainstream feminists never quite knew what to do with the welfare rights movement.”

Make a White Turn and Come to a Dead End

Mark P. Fancher
“White workers have not only failed to precisely identify their class enemies, they have also held on to the racial baggage of their ancestors.”

Labor and Liberation: An Interview with Margaret Stevens

The Public Archive
“Black working class militancy is THE essential precondition for the fight against racism, but it is not sufficient.”