Glen Ford’s Journalism Fought for Black Liberation and Against Imperialism

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, August 4, 2021 Ford was among the few journalists who took a stance for Black liberation and against imperialism. I had the honor of working with the late Glen Ford for nearly 20 years. His passing has created a huge void not just for Black Agenda Report (BAR), the site we co-founded with the late[…]

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In Nobody’s Backyard: Rejecting Geo-Political and Historical Fatalism

By Gerard Perierra, published on Tortilla Con Sal,  July 29, 2021 Except for the hum of US helicopters flying overhead, there was a deafening silence throughout the Caribbean region, during the recent Operation Tradewinds, Progressive and Pan-African forces did not utter a word, as soldiers from Guyana, Brazil, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago participated[…]

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The Power of Ice Cream

by Patrick Lawrence, published on Consortium News, July 26, 2021 A few years ago I read an article that said Anti-BDS legislation was going to be brought forward in New York State.  I called my local Assemblyman, a Republican named Mark Johns.  The aide who answered the phone was unimpressed with my concerns but 5 minutes later, Mark called me[…]

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Cuba’s Streets Belong to Revolutionaries

Prepared for en.granma.cu by Juan Diego Nusa Peñalver, Yudy Castro Morales and Milagros Pichardo Pérez, published on Workers World, July 13, 2021 “We are here because the streets belong to Fidel, because the streets of Cuba belong to revolutionaries.” This was the phrase we heard the loudest walking along several Havana avenues Sunday afternoon, July 11, when an entire people[…]

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Why Was Daniel Hale Silenced? Daniel Hale Must Be Pardoned!

 Statement by Ban Killer Drones Coalition We raise our voice in deep concern on the silencing and imprisonment of Daniel Hale. Daniel Hale did not commit a crime. It is outrageous that Daniel Hale was charged, prosecuted and sentenced to 45 months in Federal prison for exposing a criminal program. Daniel Hale should be pardoned! Daniel Hale leaked documents that[…]

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Standing With the Cuban People

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, July 23, 2021 The current Black-centered Cuban protest operation is very well orchestrated and if Black people in this country are not careful, they will end up amplifying the dictates of U.S. imperialism. “The same people who claim concern for the Cuban people are also in favor of continuing their suffering.” The Movement[…]

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Biden’s $Trillion Taxing the Rich Social Infrastructure Charade Crumbles

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, July 18, 2021 Today the New York Times announced that the modified (gutted) bill had passed the Senate.   The Biden administration is claiming success in bipartisan collaboration. [jb] If we are to believe the almost daily front-page major media headlines, President Joseph Biden has embarked on an historic congressional battle to massively fund[…]

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