Black Agenda Report 29 November 2018: Paper Ballots Adopted in PA, Bernie Sanders Plan May Split Democrats, Democrats Win Black People Lose

29 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Jill Stein Lawsuit Forces Adoption of Paper Ballots and Election Audits in Pennsylvania

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Faith based electronic voting is an elegant and simple way to steal elections. Thanks to a lawsuit by 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, it may be on the way out…

Bernie Sanders Puts Forward a Program That Could Split the Democratic Party

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
Bernie Sanders has opened his 2020 campaign with a 10-point program that could bust the Democratic Party wide open – which would be best thing Bernie could do for the world.

Freedom Rider: The Democrats Win and Black People Lose

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
If the Democrats were a true political party Nancy Pelosi’s failures would have taken her out of the running for any leadership position.

Ocasio-Cortez, Nancy Pelosi, and the Con of Diversity

– Danny Haiphong , BAR contributor
Poor people, especially poor Black Americans, cannot eat from or survive off “diversity.”

How the US Creates ‘Sh*thole’ Countries

Robert Fantina
A new collection of essays, edited by former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, clearly shows that it is the U.S. that is largely responsible for the poverty and suffering in these very nations.

Frank Talk on Little Rock’s Frank Scott

Zachariah Wilkerson
“What better way to enslave a man then to give him the vote and tell him he is free.” – Albert Camus

NATO’s Largesse: “Nuclear Sharing”

Ann Garrison, BAR contributor
The new Cold War is escalating, fueled by Washington’s bid to isolate or strangle Russia.

Letters from Our Readers

Jahan Chowdhry, BAR Comments Editor
This week readers share their reflections on White America beyond its borders, challenge one writer’s take on Russiagate, and give their take on spirituality in the Black movement.

Black Agenda Radio, Week of November 25, 2018

– Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
Click the link above for the entire one hour show, or any of the four links below for the individual segment thereof:

Pumphreys: AFRICOM went from 3 military bases to 84 bases under Obama;
Ridenour: RussiaGate is the Big Lie;|
Robyn Maynard: Policing is Spread Across Many US Institutions;
Mumia: US Remains the World’s Global Superpower Without A Mask

BAR Book Forum: Keisha Lindsay’s “In a Classroom of Their Own”and Dixa Ramirez’s “Colonial Phantoms”

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
Our authors address global anti-Blackness and the particular Dominican Republic variety, and examine the pros and cons of all black male schooling.

BAR Abolition Spotlight: Derecka Purnell

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Abolition Spotlight Editor
Police abolitionists “want a society that works to eliminate harm and promote liberation and self-determination.”

BAR Book Forum: Keisha Lindsay’s “In a Classroom of Their Own”and Dixa Ramirez’s “Colonial Phantoms”

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
Our authors address global anti-Blackness and the particular Dominican Republic variety, and examine the pros and cons of all black male schooling.

Cuba’s First Military Doctors (Part 1)

Don Fitz
Revolutionary Cuba decided in the Sixties “that the best defense for the island would be an international offense” — in Africa.

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