Black Agenda Report 21 May 2020

21 May 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Indict and Punish the Perpetrators of Covid Mass Death

Glen Ford, BAR Executive Editor
Not just Trump, but the whole US ruling class must pay for the mass Covid death toll among Blacks, because only the ruling class has the power to systematically allocate life-death chances for whole populations over generations.
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Late-Stage Imperial Omni-Crisis: Death by Virus and Internal Contradictions

19 Mar 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Glen Ford, BAR Executive Editor

Late-Stage Imperial Omni-Crisis: Death by Virus and Internal Contradictions

Late-Stage Imperial Omni-Crisis: Death by Virus and Internal Contradictions

The epidemic reveals the stark truth, that the US dismantled and privatized its public health system, to fatten the pockets of the oligarchy and render working people more helpless and dependent.
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Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford 10 March 2020

10 March 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio for Week of March 9, 2020 

Black Women Lead Fight Against Police Violence in UK / NYC To Celebrate Release of Last Move 9 Prisoner / Teaching bell hooks / Marx’s “Capital” as a Literary Experience

Women Lead Fight Against Police Violence in UK 

Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
One reason Black women are in the forefront of British anti-police violence campaigns, is to counter the capitalist smear that Black families are “not capable of raising children, leading to criminality,” said Adam Elliott-Cooper, an activist and PhD candidate at King’s College, in London. Black women fight back by “articulating their love for family by challenging police violence.” Elliott-Cooper wrote a paper which concluded that every recent campaign to protest the killing of Blacks by British police has been led by a woman.

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Black Agenda Report for 4 March 2020

4 March 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Fear Pervades Black Politics, and Makes Us Agents of Our Own Oppression

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Many Black voters recoiled in abject terror at the very thought that the Democratic Party – “our” party, in many Black folks’ minds – might fracture under the challenge of the Sandernistas.

Freedom Rider: U.S. Continues Its War on the Rest of the World

Margaret Kimberley, BAR senior columnist
The duopoly corporate parties enforce silence and ignorance on foreign policy to ensure that Americans have neither the knowledge nor the tools to resist their country’s policy of endless war.
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