Black Agenda Report 25 September 2019: The Austerity Race to the Bottom / Freedom Rider: Black Misleaders’ Phony Outrage / Imperial Mindset: The Real Enemy / BAR 13th Anniversary, Tribute to Bruce Dixon / 2016 Ballot Questions / Poetry: Save the Children

26 September 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Drop the Term “Austerity” – It’s the Race to the Bottom 

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
In the corporate-organized Race to the Bottom, withdrawal of health care
is a weapon to discipline workers and their families, as is the whole
“austerity” regime.

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Left Forum 2019: Black Liberation Strategies in the Empire of Exceptionalism

30 June 2019 — Internationalist 360°

The Black Agenda Report team discusses “late stage” capitalism, the shrinking U.S. empire, and the dangers of a desperate ruling class on the wane.

Moderator: Nellie Hester Bailey

Panelists: Raymond Nat Turner, Margaret Kimberley, Danny Haiphong, Glen Ford
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Black Agenda Report 18 September 2019: Believe Nothing the US Government and Media Say / Freedom Rider: The Electability Canard / Late Stage U.S. Capitalism Fosters Death / Biden and the Black Vote

18 September 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Believe Absolutely Nothing the US Government and Media Say About…Anything

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
In any alliance with corporate oppression and militarism, Black America
squanders reservoirs of respect among the Earth’s peoples. We betray
ourselves and become Black Gringos.
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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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Black Agenda Report 29 August 2019: Warren Woos Corporate Dems / Jay-Z and Epstein: “Class” Mates / Black Alliance for Peace Confronts Militarist Pols / slick Willie Rides Again!

29 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Is Warren Talented Enough to Betray the People as Masterfully as Obama?

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Elizabeth Warren is seen as a counter Bernie Sanders, but she will melt (like Joe Biden and Kamala Harris) if she stops raising Democrats’ expectations to bust corporate power.

Jeffery Epstein, Jay-Z, and the Miserable World Created by the Billionaire Ruling Class

Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
Epstein and Jay-Z are representatives of the class responsible for much of the misery on this planet.
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Black Agenda Report 21 August 2019: Blacks Don’t Scapegoat Immigrants / Protest and Corporate Media / Where Bruce Dixon enters History / Rwanda’s Dissidents, Dead and DIsappearing

21 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Blacks Don’t Blame Immigrants for the Boss’s Crimes

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Large proportions of African Americans registered strong opposition to building a wall on the southern border, keeping undocumented people in limbo, and mass deportations.

Freedom Rider: Protest and the Corporate Media

Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
The corporate media are steadfast partners with the United States government and faithfully follow the party line on foreign policy issues.
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Black Agenda Report 14 August 2019: Why the Rich Want to Bury Bernie / Freedom Rider: No Racism, Just Russians / William The Redactor / U.S. Empire is in a State of Decay

14 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Why the Rich Want to Bury Bernie, the Not-Really-Socialist

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Sanders is fighting capitalist austerity, not the system itself, but austerity is ruling class policy, so the Democrats must stop Sanders.

Freedom Rider: No Racism, Just Russians

Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
The absurd claim that Russians have orchestrated US racial strife is designed to nullify Black outrage and discredit those who fight oppression.`
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Black Agenda Report 5 August 2019: Newark, Other Cities Remember Michael Brown / Black Alliance for Peace Pushes Candidate Pledge / A Concentration Camp By Any Other Name… / African Immigrants Becoming Activists

6 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Newark, Other Cities Remember Michael Brown 

Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
Communities across the nation will mark the August 9, 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, an outrage that spawned nationwide protests under the umbrella of the Black Lives Matter movement. “Just before Michael Brown there was Eric Garner,” said Zayid Muhammad, of N-CAP, Newark Communities for Accountable Policing. “All kinds of hell has been raised, but it’s meant nothing in terms of getting justice.” N-CAP will honor Mike Brown on August 14 at the Newark Public Library.

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