Black Agenda Report 14 February 2019: Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All, Black Voters Used to Destroy Bernie Sanders, Confronting the US/EU/NATO Axis of Do…

14 February 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Pelosi Sabotages Medicare for All, But Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice 

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority of her party, that’s supposed to be news — unless the corporate media decide otherwise.</p

Freedom Rider: Black Voters Used to Destroy Bernie Sanders 

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
The ever-rightward moving Democrats are using their most reliable constituency to thwart Sanders.

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Black Agenda Report 7 February 2019: Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders, Trump and the State of Imperial Decline, HR 1 Sics the Homeland Security Dogs on the US Left

6 February 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders, Trump and the State of Imperial Decline

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
Bernie Sanders’ anticipated second run for the presidency is the 6-ton elephant in the Democratic boardroom. But the rich owners of the Party would rather lose to Trump again than win with Sanders
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Black Agenda Report 31 January 2019: The Racist Imperialist and Bipartisan War Against Venezuela: Ater the Congo Elections

31 January 2019 — Black Agenda Report

The Racist, Imperialist War on Venezuela

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
Donald Trump is simply exercising an imperial mandate handed down to him by Obama, who put “humanitarian” lipstick on the white supremacist pig of American exceptionalism.

Freedom Rider: Trump, Democrats, and International Fascists Attack Venezuela

– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
Trump’s attempt to overthrow the Venezuelan government has been joined by fellow fascists around the world, including most of the Democratic Party.
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Black Agenda Report 25 January 2019: Lessons From the LA Teachers Strike; Bernie Sanders vs Kamala the Jailer and Her Corporate Backers; Freedom…

25 January 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Some Early Lessons From the Los Angeles Teacher Strike 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Los Angeles wasn’t West Virgina, or Oklahoma or Arizona. LA Teachers prepared months and years in advance and used deep organizing techniques to prepare their members and communities for the crisis

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Black Agenda Report 10 January 2019: Raising the Bar on Green New Deal; Ocasio-Cortez, Socialism & Austerity; Phony Resistance Won’t Beat Trump

10 January 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Raising the Bar on the Green New Deal 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
20 million jobs. Medicare For All, and decent affordable housing. Free college tuition and student loan forgiveness. Zero emissions by 2030. That’s a Green New Deal

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How the US Spent Billions to Change the Outcome of Elections Around the World: A Review By Danny Haiphong

3 January 2019 — Black Agenda Report

The U.S. military state overthrows democratically-elected governments that it deems to be a threat to corporate interests.

“There is plenty of evidence that the United States is the most depraved and dangerous “meddler” in the affairs of other nations that history has ever known.”

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Black Agenda Report 3 January 2019: Michelle Obama’s “Becoming”; Yes, White People Are Also Killed by Cops; Elizabeth Warren and the Trap…

3 January 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Michelle Obama’s Memoir “Becoming” — Lots of Stories, Few Lessons

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor The first hundred pages are a warm and fuzzy memoir of growing up on the black south side of Chicago. The next 300 pages are less truthful and far less interesting. This is a memoir with little reason to exist beyond its author’s celebrity.

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Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China By Glen Ford

26 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

The Americans wager that they can exercise veto power over African political alignments by force of arms, through AFRICOM’s massive military infiltration of the region.

“The ‘West’s’ political economies are spent forces, incapable of either keeping up with China’s phenomenal domestic growth or of competing with China in what used to be called the Third World.”

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Black Agenda Report 24 December 2018: BAP Welcomes Trump Exit from Syria; US Empire on the Ropes; Americans Not Really So “Nice”

24 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

BAP Welcomes Trump Exit from Syria 

The Black Alliance for Peace sees the Trump administration’s announced withdrawal of US troops from Syria as “an attempt to realign itself with international law.” The US presence in Syria is “illegal,” said BAP lead organizer Ajamu Baraka. Trump should follow up the total withdrawal from Syria and partial pullback from Afghanistan with a dismantling of AFRICOM, the US Military Command in Africa.

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Black Agenda Report 20 December 2018: U.S. — Africa Must Choose America or China; US and UK PsyOps Collusion; Michelle Obama Slan…

20 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor The Americans wager that they can exercise veto power over African political alignments by force of arms, through AFRICOM’s massive military infiltration of the region.

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Black Agenda Report 17 December 2018: Good and Bad at All-Boys Black Schools: Seton Hall Students Protest; Report on NJ Police Use of Force; Killing for Empire

17 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Mixed Bag at All-Boys Black Schools 

Zayid Muhammad, of Newark Communities for Accountable Policing, was pleasantly surprised at the scope of a NJ Advanced Media report on police use of force in every city and town in the state. Muhammad didn’t expect an organization affiliated with the Star Ledgerto produce such useful documentation, since the newspaper “has been in denial and not very willing to investigate” police abuses.

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