The War Against Us

By Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News. -

As some readers may have noticed, Antony Blinken has the State Department festooning its embassies around the world with “BLM” banners and the rainbow flag of the sexual identity movement known [...]

The Woke CIA PsyOp

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

Abby Martin explains what's behind the cringe ‘Humans of CIA’ recruitment ad promoting themselves as a place of ‘intersectional’ social progress. "Recently the CUA released a video that was [...]

On Contact: Wrecking The left

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to journalist Diana Johnstone about the betrayal of the left with its historical role as the champion of social justice and peace now replaced with the [...]

Secretary Of Defense Lloyd Austin: A Certain Kind Of Diversity

By Maj. Danny Sjursen (USA-ret.), ScheerPost.com. -

America’s first black presumptive secretary of defense grew up in the same town — Thomasville, GA — as the first black West Point graduate, Henry O. Flipper.  I actually took select cadets from [...]

Fear Pervades Black Politics, And Makes Us Agents Of Our Own Oppression

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

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. “The [...]

Race Is Central To Both Revolution And Reaction In Latin American

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

The events in Bolivia lay bare the central role that racial subjugation has always played in the “New World,” a hemisphere whose “discovery” by Europeans resulted -- within the span of only 50 [...]

These Activists-in-Training Are Scouting For Social Justice

By Azucena Rasilla, Zora.medium.com -

Anayvette Martinez wanted to start a different kind of girl scout troop after her then fourth-grade daughter expressed her desire to join one. What Martinez found, however, was that her daughter [...]

The Danger Of Identity Politics In Climate Change + The Truth About Iran

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Good news from the Grand Canyon and the problem with conflating environmental protection with indigenous issues. Next, updates from the fight against the Mountain Valley Pipeline and new research [...]

Afrofuturism, Indigenous People And Intersectional Spaces: These Jackson Artists Hope Their Creations Inspire A Community

By Eric J. Shelton, Mississippitoday.org -

Empty spray paint cans lie on the pavement, paint rollers and brushes with vibrant colors resting at his feet, Kwame Braxton, a 29-year-old artist and Jackson native, takes a moment to look at [...]

The Bankruptcy Of The American Left

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There will be no economic or political justice for the poor, people of color, women or workers within the framework of global, corporate capitalism. Corporate capitalism, which uses identity [...]

Black Women Challenge ‘White Feminism’ of Women’s March

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

“Black women’s issues need to be at the forefront in order for this country to move forward,” said Brittany Oliver, founding director of Not Without Black Women (NWBW), to many cheers from the [...]

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Neoliberal Face Of Black Freedom Struggle

By Cornel West -

The disagreement between Coates and me is clear: his view of black America is narrow and dangerously misleading. Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were Eight Years in Power, a book about Barack Obama’s [...]

Not A Liberal: Can A Black Mayor Bring Change To Mississippi?

By Jamiles Lartey, www.theguardian.com -

By Jamiles Lartey for The Guardian - 34-year-old attorney Chokwe Lumumba sees his election win as proof that even in a red state in the age of Trump, many people are ready to be progressive. The [...]

Black America Is “Pro-Peace,” But Its Politicians Work For The War Party

By Glen Ford, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - The United States is at war with the very concept of the rule of law among nations, and constitutes the most imminent threat to the survival of the human [...]

In 2017, Fusing Identity And Class Politics In “Trumpland”

By Zoltán Grossman, www.commondreams.org -

By Zoltán Grossman for Common Dreams - Like millions of other Americans, I was shocked, but perhaps not entirely surprised, by Donald Trump’s victory on election night. His blatant racism and [...]