Black Agenda Report 10 December 2018: Israel Bullies Black America; the CIA and Russiagate; Anti-Police Offensive in Chicago; Violent Cops = Health Menace

10 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Israel Gets Its Way, Again 

Marc Lamont Hill’s firing from CNN for defending the rights of Palestinians is another “step in the direction of no resistance to anything Israel says and does,” said Dr. Rose Brewer, at the Southern Human Rights Organizers Conference, in Atlanta. Efia Nwangaza, another organizer, said the answer to pro-Israel bullying is to “develop our own media. He who pays the piper calls the tune.”
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Black Agenda Report 7 December 2018: If There’s Hell Below, BAR Obituary George HW Bush; All US Presidents Are War Criminals; Mueller, Manafort and Assange

7 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

If There’s A Hell Below, That’s Where He’ll Go: The BAR Obituary on George H.W. Bush 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
George H.W. Bush, the 41st US president was the son of a 20th centyury slavemaster, a blue-blooded war criminal, and possibly a CIA officer since the early 1960s. He was part of a team. Not ours.

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All US Presidents, Living and Dead, Are War Criminals By Glen Ford

6 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Especially at state funerals, media and politicians pretend that US presidents are honorable men, instead of the mass murderers that all of them become in office.

“The US has caused the deaths of 20 to 30 million people since World War Two, a level of carnage approaching that inflicted on Europe by Hitler.”

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Black Agenda Report 3 December 2018: Activists Demand Sanders Oppose Militarism; Pro-Cop Chicago Councillors to Face Challenge; Judge to Rule on Mumia Appeal

3 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Activists Demand Sanders Take Stand Against Militarism 

David Swanson, one of 100 activists and intellectuals that sent an open letter calling on Sen. Bernie Sanders to finally tackle the US war budget, said “It’s incoherent to have a public policy that ignores over 60 percent of federal discretionary spending” that goes to the military. “He is in the right place on ending the US war in Yemen,” said Swanson, publisher of the influential web site WarIsACrime.org, but otherwise talks “as if the military doesn’t exist.”
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Black Agenda Report 29 November 2018: Paper Ballots Adopted in PA, Bernie Sanders Plan May Split Democrats, Democrats Win Black People Lose

29 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Jill Stein Lawsuit Forces Adoption of Paper Ballots and Election Audits in Pennsylvania

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Faith based electronic voting is an elegant and simple way to steal elections. Thanks to a lawsuit by 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, it may be on the way out…
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Black Agenda Report 2 November 2018: Obama Occupied Africa, Russiagate is “The Big Lie,” Policing in Canada, Mumia on Empire

26 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Obama Militarily Occupied Africa 

“In the 8 years that Barack Obama was president, “AFRICOM went from 3 military bases to 84 bases” on the continent, said Paul Pumphrey, co-founder of Friends of Congo, speaking at a conference against US and NATO bases in Dublin, Ireland. Between 1996 and 2006, the US-backed regimes of Rwanda and Uganda, “by UN estimates, killed over 6 million people in Congo,” said Pumphrey.

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Black Agenda Report 22 November 2018: House Dem Leaders Shun Medicare For All; RussiaGate is a Fool’s Game; The Amazon Robbery, #Protect Mueller is Liberal Fascism

22 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

New Democratic House Leaders Steer Clear of Medicare For All 

– Bruce A. Dixon, BAR managing editor
Unlike Republicans who repealed Obamacare 54 times when they held only the House, Democrats have no spirit to fight, to create persuasive theater, unless it benefits their campaign investors

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Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford: Gerald Horne on the New McCarthyism; You Can’t Trust Amazon: Liberation Muslim Theology

18 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

“New McCarthyism” Targets China-Invested Firms 

One result of the “mania of bipartisanship” that followed the midterm elections — “Democrats and Republicans joining hands” — is a campaign to target China, said Dr. Gerald Horne.
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Black Agenda Report for November 15, 2018: Count Every Vote; Ruling Class War Games; Legacy of 1918; War Party Rules

15 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Ruling Class War Games at the White House 

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
The White House press corps, like the corporate media in general, are foot soldiers in a wider conflict between sections of the ruling oligarchy: Trump versus anti-Trump.
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Black Agenda Report 9 November 2018: The Most Important Mid-Term Election of Our Lives? Not Really; Corporate Dems VS the Monster They Empowered; Black People Need Birthright Citizens

9 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Was This Really The Most Important Mid-Term Election of Our Lives? Maybe Not.

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor Every two years we hear it’s the most important election of our lifetimes. Some know better. Some tell us this because their careers depend on it. But for the rest of us, what IS the truth.

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Black Agenda Report 31 October 2018: How Stupid Does Stacey Abrams Think We Are? The Fake Resistance, and American Terror an Old Story

31 October 2018 — Black Agenda Report

How Stupid Do Stacey Abrams, Lucy McBath and Most Other Progressive Democrat Congressional Candidates Think We Are? 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Stacey Abrams wants to be governor today, president tomorrow, and thinks showing up unapologetically black like Condoleezza Rice and Loretta Lynch before is quite enough. It’s not.

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Black Agenda Report 25 October 2018: Liberals Erase, Ignore Black Political Presence, The Migrant Caravan and US Policy, Rwandan Mercs Cold Ass Mofos

25 October 2018 — Black Agenda Report

The Great Un-Blackening: The Corporate Project to Erase Black People from Politics

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
Corporate rule imposes a duopoly system in which one party is overtly white supremacist and the other party refuses to tackle racial oppression – but both pursue austerity and war.
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