The Con of Diversity (Video)

Chris Hedges and Glen Ford, from On Contact, October 27, 2018 Glen Ford, executive editor, Black Agenda Report, talks to Chris Hedges about the history of affirmative action, reparations, and the con of diversity in America. In 1977,Glen Ford co-launched, produced and hosted “America’s Black Forum” (ABF), the first nationally syndicated Black news interview program on commercial television.  Ford co-founded[…]

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The Land Question: Unpacking Expropriation Without Compensation in South Africa

by Nombuso Mathibela, originally published on Pambazuka News “Pay no one for land acquired illegally.” The radical thesis of seizing property from white landholders without compensation was adopted in the ANC’s 54th National Conference in December 2017 and subsequently most vehemently motioned in the National Assembly by the opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The motion was passed with[…]

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Will the Caribbean Go the Full Distance for Reparations from Europe.

“The EU states involved — especially Britain, France and Spain — have made it crystal clear they don‘t want to play ball on the issue.” by Earl Bousquet Fifteen Caribbean Community, Caricom, governments are being strongly advised to get ready for the long haul in their continuing quest for Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide from Britain, France, Spain and[…]

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