Churchill, Columbus and Leopold Fall Down

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 17, 2020 Millions of white people glorify mass murderers because their sense of identity and place in society is deeply tied to white supremacy. “It is important to name and shame the mass murderers.” The perpetrators of crimes against humanity are often elevated to positions of respect and admiration. It all depends[…]

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The United States of Distraction, A Book Review

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, May 6, 2020 The authors recount and document the descent into “post-truth” partisan journalism from the alt-right to the right, liberal, and even independent left media, between 2016 and now. “Team Clinton had imagined Trump would be the easiest Republican to beat, but the strategy backfired.” The complete title of Mickey Huff[…]

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Haiti faces a coronavirus catastrophe

By G. Dunkel, published on Workers World, April 8, 2020 The predictions are grim, and the figures are totally misleading: As of April 5, 6 p.m., Haiti reported only 21 COVID-19 cases and one death. The Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, reported 1,745 cases and 52 deaths. (worldometers.info/coronavirus/) Haiti has only 130 ICU beds. Dr.[…]

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Three Brigades of the Third-Biggest Arms Spender in the World Annihilated by the Offensive of the Poorest Arab Country in the World

by Federico Pieraccini, published on the American Herald Tribune, September 30, 2019 Many may have hitherto been led to believe that the Houthis were a ragtag armed force lacking in sophistication. Many, seeing the drone and missile attacks on Saudi oil plants, may have declared it to be a false-flag attack carried out by Riyadh to boost Aramco’s market value;[…]

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Protesters tell Greyhound, ICE off our buses!

By Makasi Motema, posted on Workers World, August 27, 2019 About 200 demonstrators gathered Aug. 23 outside Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, demanding an end to collaboration between Greyhound Lines, Inc. and Customs and Border Patrol agents, who have been illegally boarding buses to racially profile and detain migrants. The protest was the result of a month of planning by[…]

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