Black Agenda Report 18 February 2022

Friday, 18 February 2022 — Black Agenda Report

Terrell Starr and Black Support of Imperialism
Black Agenda Report’s analysis of the US instigated crisis in Ukraine makes clear that imperialism is the source of turmoil in that country. The US role in heightening tensions must be exposed and the servants of US empire must be exposed as well.

DOCUMENT: Articles of Pacification with the Maroons of Trelawny Town, Concluded March the First, 1738
The history of the Maroons of Jamaica’s Cockpit Country is a story of the difficulties of Black sovereignty and autonomy in an imperial world.

Eileen Gu Controversy Exposes the Importance of Racial Loyalty to the American Empire
Corporate media used the 2022 Beijing winter Olympics to create endless anti-China screeds. An athlete was even condemned for choosing to affirm her Chinese heritage. White supremacy drives foreign policy decisions and American thinking.

Pentagon pimps keep pimp slappin’ and kickin’ us to the curb
BAR’s poet in residence.

The Realities of Temp Work
Poverty, wage theft, injuries, and even death are features of the temporary employment system. Black workers are overrepresented in temp work and are more likely to experience these abuses.

BAR Book Forum: Jon Jon Moore’s “The Calling: Poems”
This week’s featured author is Jon Jon Moore . Moore is a writer, PhD student in the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley, and host of the AbolitionISH podcast. His book is The Calling: Poems .

With Its Doomsday Clock at 100 Seconds to Midnight, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Calls for Escalating US Aggression Against Russia
The venerated Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is not a formation that peace advocates can support. Its recent statements on the US manufactured Ukraine crisis are supportive of US/NATO imperialism.

The Capitalist Imperative Driving Cruel and Bipartisan US Migration Policies
Capitalism’s need for labor is the determining factor in immigration policy. Its contradictions create a system that is consistently inhumane.

Ukraine: The Tip of the Spear for the Imperialist Project
The U.S. manufactured crisis in Ukraine cannot be separated from the drive for full spectrum dominance all over the world. Today the empire uses Ukraine for its purposes, other nations will be next unless there are organized mass movements against US/NATO aggressions.

Why We Need A “Mau Mau” in Amerikkka
The liberation struggle in colonial Kenya is a guide for mass mobilization today. Members of the Mapinduzi organization explain.

African Union Ignores Foundational Values By Upholding Apartheid Israel’s Observer Status
The African Union reversed its decision to suspend Israel’s observer status. The organization’s relationship with Israel is a violation of its stated values and undermines its legitimacy.

Along the Belt and Road: Breaking the Cycle of Underdevelopment in Latin America
Joe Biden says that Latin America is “in our front yard.” Nations in the region declare independence by deepening their ties with China.

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