22 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report
– Bruce A. Dixon, BAR managing editor
Unlike Republicans who repealed Obamacare 54 times when they held only the House, Democrats have no spirit to fight, to create persuasive theater, unless it benefits their campaign investors
– Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
The Democrats and their media have fashioned a trap for Blacks and browns: accept endless foreign wars and domestic austerity in return for the representation of dark faces in high places in the governing hierarchy.
– Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
The world’s richest man just pulled a con job on several hundred US cities, which tells us a lot about the (mostly) Democrats that run these towns.
– Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
Enemies of the people do not become heroes of the people just because Trump dislikes them and they dislike Trump.
– Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
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18 Nov 2018 the midterm elections — “Democrats and Republicans joining hands” — is a campaign to target China…
Amazon, the world’s biggest company, “is not a trustworthy corporation,” said Maritza Silvs-Farrell, of Align, an alliance of labor and community groups that opposes awarding Amazo
Throughout the Muslim world, the poor struggle against entrenched elites over the nature of a just society,” said Shadaab Rahemtulla, a professor at the University of Jordan and editor of Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam.
The nation’s best known political prisoner says prison officials don’t want to break the cycle of recidivism that sends former inmates back to confinement.
Ann Garrison, BAR contributor
The Trump Justice Department seems to be preparing to do what the Obama Justice Department would not do: put Julian Assange on trial.
Stop using police to deal with social problems and contain marginalized communities, says a report by a group representing 25,000 public health professionals…
Recently, HBCU Digest did an interview withPhilander Smith’s Dr. Roderick Smothers. It didn’t ring true….
Trump is not bringing fascism to America, but rather, fascism was built into the American project from day one.
Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
How do Americans, especially white Americans, appear to the rest of the world, and are they really as “nice” as they think they are?
Jahan Chowdhry, BAR Comments Editor
BAR’s readers challenge and expand upon the positions take by our writers on Democratic gains in the House, intersectionality and police “reform.”
Zenobia Jeffries Warfield
Self-help groups have revived the cooperative ethos, but small-scale projects can’t rescue Blacks from racism-plus-capitalism.
Thomas C. Mountain
Like so many imperial projects, the US had to abandon its long campaign to crush socialist Eritrea through sanctions and defamation.
by BAR executive editor Glen Ford
Nobody but Americans celebrates Thanksgiving. It is reserved by history and the intent of “the founders” as the supremely white American holiday, the most ghoulish event on the national calendar. No Halloween of the imagination can rival the exterminationist reality that was the genesis, and remains the legacy, of the American Thanksgiving. It is the most loathsome, humanity- insulting day of the year – a pure glorification of racist barbarity.