Black Agenda Report 14 February 2019: Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All, Black Voters Used to Destroy Bernie Sanders, Confronting the US/EU/NATO Axis of Do…

14 February 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Pelosi Sabotages Medicare for All, But Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice 

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority of her party, that’s supposed to be news — unless the corporate media decide otherwise.</p

Freedom Rider: Black Voters Used to Destroy Bernie Sanders 

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
The ever-rightward moving Democrats are using their most reliable constituency to thwart Sanders.

Confronting the U.S./EU/NATO Axis of Domination 

– Ajamu Baraka , BAR editor and columnist
Democrats may hate Trump, but they join in white supremacist solidarity with his aggression against the mostly non-white people of Venezeula.`

In the Crosshairs of the Washington Mafia: Venezuela and Julian Assange 

Ann Garrison, BAR contributor
The DC Exceptional Mob is running amok, corrupting whole professions (journalism) and overthrowing sovereign nations (Venezuela).

Los Angeles Teachers Use the Old Successful Organizing Methods 

Behind the News with Doug Henwood
Like the 2006 strike of 30,000 NYC transit workers, and the 2012 strike of 30,000 Chicago teachers, the 2019 Los Angeles teacher strike made the lives of ordinary people better….

If all options are on the table… 

Raymond Nat Turner, BAR poet-in-residence
If “all options are on the table”
Let’s hear filters usurping skull and
crossbones drinking water 400 times
before it flows from a single faucet

Will Shaun King Speak Up for Independent Media? Probably Not 

Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
How can a guy that praises the CIA and the FBI claim to be following in the footsteps of Frederick Douglass?

BAR RADIO Week of February 11, 2019

Click the link above for the entire one hour show, or any of the next three links for the individual segment thereof.
The Democrats’ flirtations with Medicare for All and taxing the rich are just “talking points for the 2020 elections…
“African feminism searches for solutions “that are not rooted in colonial structures,” said Dr Alicia Decker, of Penn State University
Super-rich people’s “charitable” contributions “haven’t done anything to halt inequality,” said Dr Carl Rhodes, of the University

Letters from Our Readers 

Jahan Chowdhry, BAR Comments Editor
This week readers were eager to discuss anti-Russian war hysteria and the role of privatization in public education.

Kamala Harris First Won Office As ‘Law and Order’ Candidate 

Lee Fang
“Harris’s first campaign reflected familiar tactics in an era of booming mass incarceration.”

BAR Book Forum: Kia Caldwell’s “Health Equity in Brazil” 

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
Policies and laws promoting equity and equality of any type are under severe attack now in Brazil.

BAR Book Forum: Kristian Williams’s “Our Enemies in Blue” 

Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
Throughout their history the police have reliably served the interests of white supremacy.

In Venezuela, White Supremacy Is a Key Driver of the Coup 

Greg Palast
The coup is, at it heart, a furious backlash of whiter and wealthier Venezuelans against the mixed race and Black majority.

The Venezuela Myth Keeping Us From Transforming Our Economy 

Ellen Brown
Venezuela’s hyper-inflation is caused by US economic warfare, not government spending on social needs.

When Jamaica Led the Postcolonial Fight Against Exploitation 

Adom Getachew
In the 1970s, a bloc of Third world states forced the UN to take seriously the unequal distribution of global wealth.

The Left Must Finally Break With the Democrats 

A Discussion with Nick Brana
It is vitally important to create a mass-based and corporate-free party of working people.

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