Black Agenda Report 25 October 2018: Liberals Erase, Ignore Black Political Presence, The Migrant Caravan and US Policy, Rwandan Mercs Cold Ass Mofos

25 October 2018 — Black Agenda Report

The Great Un-Blackening: The Corporate Project to Erase Black People from Politics

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
Corporate rule imposes a duopoly system in which one party is overtly white supremacist and the other party refuses to tackle racial oppression – but both pursue austerity and war.

Freedom Rider: The Migrant Caravan and U.S. Policy

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
Washington blames “socialism” when Venezuelans flee their country’s US-created economic crisis, but defame Honduran refugees fleeing the misery created by the US in that country.

Theory 101: The State as Personified by the Embrace of Michelle Obama and George W. Bush

Danny Haiphong , BAR contributor
The collapse of imperialism has been restrained by the military state. For now.

Intel Report on Assassins: “Rwandans are cold ass mofos”

– Ann Garrison , BAR contributor
Memos from an intel-for-hire outfit reveal that Washington’s top ally in Africa, Rwanda dictator Paul Kagame, runs one of the world’s most prolific assassination squads.

Women in Prison Punished More Harshly than Men Around the Country

Jessica Pupovac and Kari Lydersen
Women in prisons across the country are disciplined at significantly higher rates than male inmates for mostly minor, subjective infractions.

What H. Rap Brown Says to Us 50 Years Later, Part 2

by Dr. Matthew Quest
Decades before he became Jamil Al-Amin Louisiana-born H Rap Brown was a major figure in and keen observer of the developing black and American political realities. Some of his observations half a century ago make eloquent good sense today.

Black Agenda Radio, Week of October 22, 2018

Click the link above for the entire one hour show, or any of the three links immediately below for the individual segment thereof
Charity is a Rich Man’s Scam –The rich have vast wealth because most human beings have little or no wealth at all, said Julie Wark, author of Against Charitam
You Can’t Separate Police and Violence –– “Police reform can’t work,” said Micol Seigel, author of Violence Work: State Power and the Limits of Police,“because the core of what cops do is inflict violence upon enemies of the established order.
Women’s March on the Pentagon — “The military is based on destruction and war and US imperialism, which basically means stealing the resources from people who happen to be non-white, says Lisa Davis, one of several voices of the 2018 Womens March on the Pentagon held last weekend.

Letters from BAR Readers, Week of Oct 20, 2018

Jahan Choudhry BAR Comments Editor
This week readers wanted to talk about “MLK Disrupted for

BAR Book Forum: Robyn Maynard’s “Policing Black Lives” and Alex Vitale’s “The End of Policing”

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
So-called “community policing” may actually expand police power, and Canadian racial tolerance is a myth.

“The Russians are Coming, Again (“first as tragedy, then as farce”)

a review by Ron Ridenour
The US has been waging hot and cod war against Russia for almost a century — wars that are always accompanied by massive lying to the American public.

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