Black Agenda Report 12 August 2020

12 August 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Backtracking on George Floyd Promises: The Minneapolis Police Name-Change Con

Glen Ford, BAR Executive Editor
When Black Lives Matter chapters demand “abolition” and “defunding” of the police, rather than community control of the cops, they play into the hands of charlatans and misleaders on city councils and in the halls of Congress.
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American Left Silence on China Helps Lay Foundation for the U.S.’ New Cold War

5 August 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Danny Haiphong, BAR Contributing Editor

American Left Silence on China Helps Lay Foundation for the U.S.’ New Cold War

When it comes to China, Democracy Now, Jacobin, The Nation and others on the imperial-minded US ‘left” are allies of white supremacy.

“The racism that undergirds the New Cold War against China is nothing new.”

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Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford

27 July 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Has Covid-19 Initiated the Final, Fatal Crisis of Capitalism?

The Covid-19-sparkd global economic depression is “a singular event in the history of world capitalism,” said Duboisian scholar Anthony Monteiro. “It might be the crisis that so disabled the world capitalist system that it will never be the same.” What’s different from previous crises is, this time, “there is no capitalist nation that can save capitalism the way the US did after World War Two,” said Monteiro. “This is like a crisis unto death.”

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Black Agenda Radio for Week of July 20, 2020

20 July 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford
The Historical Quest for a Black Nation / Move 9 are Free – Mumia is Next / Maroons As Movement Role Models

The Historical Quest for a Black Nation

Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford
Thanks to the New African Independence Movement of the 1970s, today’s Democratic politicians are discussing reparations for Black Americans, said Edward Onaci, a professor of history at Ursinus College. Onaci is author of the book, “Free the Land: The Republic of New Africa and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State.”
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Black Agenda Report 16 July 2020

16 July 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Report Presents: The Left Lens

In this compelling episode of the Left Lens, Danny Haiphong and Margaret Kimberley take on the issue of Free Speech – Who has it in the U.S., and who doesn’t? And, is the controversy over so-called “Cancel Culture” really a defense of white corporate domination of public discourse? Subscribe to the page, hit the like button, and donate to Black Agenda Report.

Democrats Will Never Choose Transformative Change – So Give Them No Choice

Glen Ford, BAR Executive Editor
An existential political crisis for the racial capitalist order will only happen when the left puts forward a viable political alternative.
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