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Ten Reasons to Suspect "Save Darfur" is a PR Scam

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 9:39 am | Black Agenda Report

The star-studded hue and cry to "Save Darfur" and "stop the genocide" has gained enormous traction in U.S. media along with bipartisan support in Congress and the White House. But the Congo, with ten to twenty times as many African dead over the ... More >>

Obama and Clinton: The Siamese Twins

Thursday, 8 November 2007, 9:28 am | Black Agenda Report

Barack Obama tortures the English vocabulary and strains logic to the breaking point in an attempt to validate his bogus claim to be an anti-war candidate. The New York Times , eager to believe Obama, donated copious space to the senator's so-called ... More >>

U.S. ‘Bwana' Goes ‘Big Game' Hunting for Iraqis

Friday, 2 November 2007, 10:28 am | Black Agenda Report

In the early 20th Century Philippines, U.S. troops called "enemy" fighters "niggers" and "injuns," as surrogates for the people they despised back home. In Vietnam, the "Cong" were "gooks" and "dinks" - never human. The "bad guys" in Iraq and Afghanistan ... More >>

Bruce Dixon: It's a Clinton-Obama Ticket in ‘08

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 11:00 pm | Black Agenda Report

A year before the November 2008 presidential election, Democratic front runners Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are runaway winners in the contest that really matters, the wealth primary, the competition for campaign donations from our nation's moneyed ... More >>

Criminal Justice Meltdown in New Orleans?

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 10:53 pm | Black Agenda Report

The criminal justice system of New Orleans can hardly claim to be a system, at all. Thousands of prisoners are released because no one can figure out what to charge them with, while huge numbers of others languish behind bars because they can't make ... More >>

U.S. ‘Bwana' Goes ‘Big Game' Hunting for Iraqis

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 10:01 pm | Black Agenda Report

Aware that Republicans have little chance of hanging onto the White House without yet another massive minority voter suppression campaign, the Bush men are busily deploying their criminal cadre in key election-stealing positions. Arch vote-thief ... More >>

Bush Vote Thief Caught in Senate Spotlight

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 9:53 pm | Black Agenda Report

Aware that Republicans have little chance of hanging onto the White House without yet another massive minority voter suppression campaign, the Bush men are busily deploying their criminal cadre in key election-stealing positions. Arch vote-thief ... More >>

Would Have Obama Voted for the War and Lied About?

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 9:44 pm | Black Agenda Report

Barack Obama's sole claim to being an "anti-war" candidate is an October, 2002, speech he delivered in Chicago, opposing the congressional vote to give George Bush Iraq War Powers. No sooner had Obama's U.S. Senate campaign been declared "viable" by ... More >>

Black Women and the Hillary Factor

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 9:28 pm | Black Agenda Report

South Carolina is generally viewed as the first "Black" stop on the presidential primary trail, with African Americans comprising about half the Democratic electorate. A majority of those Black votes are female, and the Obama and Clinton campaigns "are ... More >>

Nancy Pelosi, Public Enemy Number One

Thursday, 18 October 2007, 11:55 am | Black Agenda Report

Her machinations since Democrats took over the U.S. House in January 2007 show that Speaker Nancy Pelosi isn't scared of the Republicans - "her eagerness to cooperate with the Bush regime is matched only by her incompetence in leading Congress." Pelosi ... More >>

Black Mass Incarceration is Now a Political Issue

Tuesday, 16 October 2007, 12:14 am | Black Agenda Report

Some of white America's political elite are finally ready to speak openly of the failed and malevolent policies of Black mass incarceration. That's good news. But who speaks for the young, the black and the poor in this discussion? Presidential ... More >>

Freedom Rider: Ahmadinejad Sane, Bush Crazy

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 11:15 am | Black Agenda Report

A famous old English song is titled, "The World Turned Upside Down." Such appears to be the insane vantage point through which the Bush regime, and many ordinary citizens, view reality: in reverse. U.S. media and politicians behave as if they are already ... More >>

Freedom Rider: Media "Disappear" Dennis Kucinich

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 1:24 pm | Black Agenda Report

The American corporate media is more efficient in the arts of political disappearance than any Soviet regime. Their job is to narrow the spectrum of choice to the candidates that represent their masters' interests - and then the rest of us are called on to ... More >>

Zimbabwe Cane Cutters Fume Over 'Slave' Wages

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 12:44 am | Black Agenda Report

The Zimbabwe Sunday newspaper, The Standard , opposes President Robert Mugabe's government, so their report should be reviewed in a political light. However, it is clear that the cadre of revolutionary fighters who overthrew the white regime are cashing in ... More >>

The Crisis in Darfur and Chad

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 12:38 am | Black Agenda Report

We get an intimate outlook on the conflict in the vast country of Sudan - Africa's largest nation - from Bill Bonnar, a member of Sudan's long-banned Communist Party. Islamist forces have seized the arms of government, but not of society. They have, ... More >>

Rove: Off to Another Criminal Mission

Sunday, 19 August 2007, 8:52 pm | Black Agenda Report

U.S. corporate media cannot accurately cover the crimes of Karl Rove, nor his exit from the White House, because Rove's career is a pure extension of the most ancient machinations of white supremacists. The Republican Party, heirs to the Dixiecrat ... More >>

"Terror War" Terrorizes Spineless Democrats

Sunday, 12 August 2007, 9:28 pm | Black Agenda Report

When Democrats compete to adopt the phony "global war on terror" as their own, and promise they can do it "better" or "smarter" than Republicans, they erase what little difference remains between the parties. "Terror Democrats" have abandoned the politics ... More >>

Barack Obama the War Monger

Sunday, 12 August 2007, 9:08 pm | Black Agenda Report

The Senator from Illinois masquerades as a "peace candidate" - and then proposes the Americans invade Pakistan, the only Muslim nation that has The Bomb. After the U.S. has propped up the military regime for generations, and stunted democracy in ... More >>

Iran and Beyond: Total War is Still on the Horizon

Monday, 30 July 2007, 8:36 pm | Black Agenda Report

An invasion of Iran is imminent, because that is the only solution the Bush gang and the corporate mafia it serves can conjure to rally the American people behind their quest for global dominance. The Democratic Party is one with the Republicans ... More >>

How Democracy Works: Deceit, Denial, Impeachment..

Monday, 30 July 2007, 8:17 pm | Black Agenda Report

Most Americans, and most Democrats want an end to war. Most Americans favor impeachment, and when alternatives are described to them, most favor a single-payer health care system on the French or Canadian model. When Republicans captured the House and Senate ... More >>