World Systems and Capitalism: Immanuel Wallerstein’s Legacy by Dr Binoy Kampmark

5 September 2019 — Counter Currents

“The dead albatross that hangs around our neck is our legacy of arrogance, racism.  And we must struggle to atone, to reconstruct, to create a different historical system.”  So wrote the late sociologist and thinker Immanuel Wallerstein in unequivocal tones of repentance on Europe’s legacy, its “oldest disgrace.”

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Black Agenda Report 5 September 2019: Trump Bombs New Silk Road with Tariffs / Kamala Harris vs Sanders / Foreign Aid for Rwanda, Suffering for Rwandans and Congolese / How Race Made the Opioid Crisis

5 September 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Trump Bombs New Silk Road with Tariffs

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
The real target of Trump’s trade war is not, primarily, the Chinese, but the U.S.-based corporations that spent the last generation outsourcing manufacturing capacity (jobs) to China.

Kamala Harris is the Face of the Democratic Party’s Protest Campaign against Bernie Sanders

Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
Harris’ candidacy has since day one operated as a protest campaign against Bernie Sanders.
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Last Night in the House… By Philip Roddis

5 September 2019 — True Publica

I enjoy schadenfreude as much as the next guy and for the millions of us who detest Boris, last night brought the stuff in spades. I was quite taken by Jeremy Corbyn’s comment. Too much the gentleman to refer to BoJo in person, Jezza’s was as neat a slice of alliteration as you’re likely to come across in a parliamentary put-down.
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Cummings and goings – The danger that lies ahead

5 September 2019 — True Publica

Cummings and goings - The danger that lies ahead

By TruePublica: Professor Tim Bale, the author of a modern history of the Conservative party said of Dominic Cummings – “This is someone who really believes in what he believes in,” he said. “He believes that what he wants to do will actually improve society. He’s in it for that, rather than any glory or status.”

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Selected Stories: Political Outrage in Britain over No-deal Brexit

5 September 2019 — Global Research

UK Parliamentarians Voted to Take Control of the Agenda. Majority UK MPs Oppose Johnson’s No-Deal Brexit

By Stephen Lendman

They want a measure debated to prevent Britain from leaving the EU without a deal with Brussels — either by the current October 31 deadline or later if it’s extended again. Read more…
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Brexit/Bojo News Links 5 September 2019

5 September 2019  • 14:20 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

UK government papers on suspending parliament could be made public

Boris Johnson’s advice to the Queen over suspension of parliament was ‘unlawful’, judges told

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