Black Agenda Report 19 July 2018: Where Is The Green Party? RussiaGate A Ruling Class Diversion: RussiaGate and Black Misleadership…

19 July 2018 — Black Agenda Report

As Trump Readies Concentration Camps, Where Is The Green Party? 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Trump wants to to throw up enough immigrant concentration camps to house California’s state prison population. The Green Party meets this weekend in Salt Lake City. Will Greens find a way to respond to this pivotal political moment?
Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
“Trump supporters see themselves as a distinct and independent force in the nation — the saviors of America, in their diseased minds — and they now hate the Democratic Party in a far deeper way than before.”
Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
“Members of the Congressional Black Caucus prove themselves to be happy tools of the neoliberal war party.”
Ajamu Baraka, BAR editor and columnist
“The liberals posing as radicals have been exposed and their sentimental pro-empire proclivities revealed.”
Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
“Our focus should be on stopping the wars that create refugees, including the fascistic war on the Black poor.”
Ann Garrison, BAR contributor
“Our biggest problem is that local polluters have poisoned our communities year after year with impunity. “

Barbuda Fisher Folk Fight for Community Control 

Dr. Matthew Quest
The latest flashpoint in the unfolding struggle within Antigua and Barbuda happened two weeks ago (July 1) when the Antigua and Barbuda government tried to seize control of the Barbuda Fisheries building. The Antiguan government seems intent to enclosing and privatizing the source of much of the Barbudan population’s livelihood,

Black Agenda Radio, Week of July 16, 2018

 Click the link above for this week’s entire one hour show, or any of the following links for a segment thereof.
 
Despite a corporate media blackout on conditions behind prison walls, inmates find ways to protest the year-long lockdown that was punctuated, in April, by a rebellion that left seven dead, said South Carolina peoples attorney Efia Nwangaza.
 
Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin in defiance of “the military-industrial complex,” the “deep state” and the corporate media, is more evidence that his is the most “pro-peace presidency” says Dr. Anthony Monteiro.
 
Massive riots against huge hikes in fuel prices brought down the government of Prime Minister Guy Lafontant.

BAR Book Forum: Jeremy Kuzmarov’s and John Marciano’s “The Russians are Coming, Again” 

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
“The American people have been constantly manipulated and made to fear the Russian threat when it is the United States that has been the aggressive power.”

BAR Book Forum: Dan Kovalik’s “The Plot to Scapegoat Russia” and “The Plot to Attack Iran” 

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
“I believe that Americans are the most uninformed, misinformed and ideologized people on the planet.”

Black Americans’ Median Wealth Could Disappear in One Generation 

Adam Hudson
“Neighborhoods that were redlined in the 1930s are still predominantly nonwhite, lower-income and economically disenfranchised.”

USAID Helps Colombia Mine Owners Prey on Blacks and Indigenous 

It should be no surprise that the brutal polices of capitalist extraction imposed by the US upon Colombia punish indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities the hardest.

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