Black Agenda Report 25 July 2018: Shaun King "All In" With FBI; Ocasio-Cortez Lays Organizing Benchmark; Who is US and WE in RussiaGate?

25 July 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Shaun King is “All In” with the FBI and CIA 

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
Shaun King is making his stand, shoulder-to-shoulder with COINTELPRO assassins, CIA liars, grand jury-manipulating prosecutors and anybody else that smears Trump and Putin.

Freedom Rider: Blacks Need To Stop Calling the Enemy “We” and “Us” 

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
Has Russiagate made Blacks lose their minds? Since when have the FBI, the CIA and European governments been friends of Black people anywhere on the planet?

Organizing 201: Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Lays Organizing Benchmark — 120,000 Phone Calls 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Everybody says they’re an organizer nowadays but nobody explains just what that means. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez did us a favor by telling us her campaign was based on 120,000 phone calls to the contacts picked up canvassing and on the street. 

High Crimes and Misdemeanors – Not by Trump but Obama and Democrats 

– Ajamu Baraka , BAR editor and columnist
Democrats and liberals have aligned with the FBI, the CIA and elements of the ruling class to provoke war with Russia, and possibly China, in order to bring down Trump.

Strange Days Indeed 

Ann Garrison, BAR contributor
“Whichever party is in power will bait the Bear, then say we have to expand domestic surveillance, the military budget, and the empire of bases.”

Democratic Party Politics 101 with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Corporate Media 

Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
“Democrats have firmly implanted themselves on the side of Wall Street and its militarist corporate partners.”

Bad Hombres 

by BAR poet in residence Raymond Nat Turner
Miguel was a precocious
six-year-old. And Maria,
his mother, swore the
Sun’s shine started in
his green eyes. ‘Ojos Verde,’
she lovingly called him….

Black Agenda Radio, Week of July 23, 2018 

– Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford 
Click the link above for the whole one hour show, or any of the next 3 for the indivdual segments thereof:
Capitalism Incompatible With Democracy : Green NY Gov candidate Howie Hawkins endorses “social control of the economy,” actual socialism. 
Russiagate is an Historical “Farce”  say John Marciano and Jeremy Kuzmarov, 
Abolish the US Gulag Critical Resistance launches community building campaign to write to political prisoners.

Same Old Obama: The First Black Presidential Library and Gentrification on Chicago’s South Side 

Paul Street
“Real estate interests are licking their chops over ‘development’ opportunities linked to the Obama Center’sConstruction and its tipping of the historic South Side, the heart of Black Chicago for a century.

BAR Book Forum: Fred Moten’s “consent not to be a single being” 

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
“We have lived, and continue to live, in a climate that doesn’t support life.”

Ethiopia’s Peaceful Revolution 

Thomas C. Mountain
“As Dr Abiy continues his path of close relations with Eritrea expect to see a growing wave of criticism, maybe even demonization, once his “honeymoon” period with the western media goesstale.”

Trump’s Protection Racket Swamps Africa 

Dr. Kweli Nzito
“Enormous sacrifices made in the protracted and often brutal anti-colonial resistance wars are now coming to naught.”

“These Are Not Our Kids”: The Racial Capitalism of Caging Children at the Border 

Salvador Rangel
“The Trump administration takes every opportunity to divert attention from the fact that there are a lot of people suffering in poverty

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