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McKinney to Obama: “Say Something” About Gaza

Wednesday, 31 December 2008, 10:54 pm | Black Agenda Report

"As we are about to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday, let us remember what he said. He said that the United States is the greatest purveyor of violence on the planet. And guess what: we experienced a little bit of that violence, because ... More >>

Ruling Class Bailed Out

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 1:55 pm | Black Agenda Report

The "worst criminals in the nation," who answered to no one as they daily stole billions from financial institutions and the society at large, would be given dictatorial powers in the trillion dollar attempt to clean up their mess of crimes. Major party ... More >>

Obama Won’t Address Specific Black Concerns

Friday, 8 August 2008, 5:13 pm | Black Agenda Report

"Barack Obama has hard-wired himself to avoid" answering questions on redress of specifically Black grievances in the United States. To pull this off, he must deny the legitimacy of such grievances - which in turn requires him to constantly lie ... More >>

Is Africa a Cold War Battleground?

Friday, 8 August 2008, 5:08 pm | Black Agenda Report

A new cold war looms over Africa, fueled by "dwindling primary natural resources, oil and gas" elsewhere on the planet. The continent has never recovered from centuries of European and American exploitation of her land and people, while "the human, social ... More >>

Freedom Rider: Obama Pardons Bush

Tuesday, 5 August 2008, 1:30 pm | Black Agenda Report

There will be no need for George Bush to pardon himself and his fellow criminals. Barack Obama promises to let the "W Gang" off, scott-free, when he takes over the White House. Impeachment? Heavens, no! "That is not something I think would be fruitful ... More >>

Obama (and Big Media) Turn Blind Eye to Apartheid

Thursday, 24 July 2008, 11:27 am | Black Agenda Report

Israel is now an apartheid state, according to the publisher of Ha'aretz, that country's largest circulation daily newspaper. The occasion was the recent renewal of Israeli citizenship laws which refuse to recognize marriages and families among most of the ... More >>

Freedom Rider: Obama Obliterates Iran

Monday, 16 June 2008, 6:51 pm | Black Agenda Report

What Israel wants from the Americans, Israel gets - and in spades from Barack Obama. Along with Hillary Clinton and John McCain, Obama bent his knees to the breaking point to please the annual conference of AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs ... More >>

Envisioning the End of Israeli Apartheid

Wednesday, 7 May 2008, 1:15 pm | Black Agenda Report

Why is Israel an apartheid state? What are the similarities between it and the old South African regime? Is the separate Palestinian state talked about by Bush and the foreign policy elite of both Democrats and Republicans a real solution? Is the ... More >>

Freedom Rider: White Guys with Guns

Thursday, 17 April 2008, 1:22 pm | Black Agenda Report

The latest flare-up between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton shows how inane their battles-about-nothing have become - the inevitable result when there's no substantive difference between the contestants. Much of Obama's campaign has been tailored to ... More >>

DRC: How Rich Whites Caused 5m Blacks to Die

Wednesday, 9 April 2008, 5:21 pm | Black Agenda Report

How many Congolese must die to illuminate one hand-held computer game? Nobody knows, but five million have already been slaughtered in the greatest mineral extraction grab in the history of the planet. The best known mining companies and richest men ... More >>

Five Years of Accelerating U.S. Decline

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 10:19 pm | Black Agenda Report

Five years ago, anti-war forces were in deep depression, having failed to prevent Bush from launching his illegal war against Iraq. Pro-war circles were floating on top of the world, imagining that Washington was about to become the new Rome under ... More >>

B. Dixon: Time To Demilitarize US Policy In Africa

Friday, 29 February 2008, 9:02 am | Black Agenda Report

It's time to demilitarize US policy toward the African continent. Since the end of the Cold War in 1989, Republican and Democratic administrations alike have provided military aid, military training, military assistance and arms transfers. More >>

Glen Ford: Obama's White Men Hear Something?

Thursday, 21 February 2008, 10:28 am | Black Agenda Report

Obama's White Men: Do They Hear Something Blacks Don't? Black Agenda Report By BAR executive editor Glen Ford More >>

Glen Ford: Reconstruction of the Freedom Movement

Thursday, 14 February 2008, 11:42 am | Black Agenda Report

Before we can build a movement for justice, we must relearn how to describe the world as it is, to define in clear language the new circumstances we are attempting to create. Much of Black America has lost the language of true social change. More >>

Glen Ford: Obama, Fat Tuesday & The Big Hangover

Thursday, 7 February 2008, 12:46 am | Black Agenda Report

Fat Tuesday and Super Tuesday were the same. Any analysis that concludes Obama's issue-less contest with Clinton amounts to a "movement" is as vacuous as describing the Mardi Gras as evidence of people "on the move." More >>

Barack, Hillary - Sinister Nothingness Of "Change"

Thursday, 10 January 2008, 8:07 am | Black Agenda Report

A narrowly-packaged farce: Political twins Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama pretend they are not joined at the hip on every public policy issue that has been allowed to enter the corporate media-vetted discourse: health care, Iraq, trade. More >>

Corporate Marketing for a Corporate Campaign

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 11:12 am | Black Agenda Report

Two of the best marketers in the U.S. teamed up for a three-state weekend extravaganza of vapid, substance-devoid entertainment posing as presidential politics. Oprah Winfrey – a certified genius of self-salesmanship – and the faux progressive, fraudulent ... More >>

Religion’s Role Inconsistent with Romney’s Speech

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 11:03 am | Black Agenda Report

Mitt Romney encouraged folks to think of him as the second-coming of John Kennedy, when he announced plans to speak frankly on questions about how his Mormon faith might influence him as president. However, instead of easing the minds of concerned ... More >>

Barack Obama and The Audacity of Deception

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 10:42 am | Black Agenda Report

Barack Obama and his corporate handlers are masters of smoke and mirrors. Obama claims to have bumped his Afro-centric pastor from his official presidential announcement to "protect" the minister, rather than to shield his own candidacy. Obama implies ... More >>

Obama's Big Gay and Black Problem

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 1:24 pm | Black Agenda Report

Barack Obama often seems confused in his search for a constituency. The ambiguity of his agenda causes his campaign to constantly collide with progressive principles. In the crucial South Carolina contest - the "Black primary" - Obama insults gays ... More >>





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