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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Black Agenda Report for 26 February 2020

26 February 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Black America, Endless War and the Evil Genius of Russiagate 

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
The Democrats — who are now the most aggressive war party – have succeeded in linking Donald Trump to Russia, and then lumping all  critics of U.S. war-making with Russia and, thereby, with Trump.

Freedom Rider: Bernie Sanders’ Foreign Policy Trap 

Margaret Kimberley, BAR senior columnist
It is time for leftists to stop giving Sanders a pass and make demands on him and all other candidates for office.

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Black Agenda Radio for Week of February 17, 2020

17 February 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio for Week of February 17, 2020 

Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford

US Must Build Housing on a Bigger Scale than the New Deal / Abolish
Schooling As We Know It / Free All Political Prisoners, Including Julian
Assange / Mumia Marks Release of Chuck Africa

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Black Agenda Report 13 February 2020

13 February 2020 — Black Agenda Report

Free All Political Prisoners –- Including Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning 

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Julian Assange and his protégés have made common cause with Black
revolutionaries in their zeal to lay bare the dictatorial nature of the
omni-pervasive national security state and the sheer, racist barbarity
of the U.S. imperial project.

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