Freedom Rider: The Real Resistance Begins

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, November 11, 2020 “Kamala Auntie” and Joe from Scranton will do as little as possible so that “nothing will fundamentally change” that would halt endless wars and the Race to the Bottom. “We have already lived through phony change and emotional theatrics instead of political action.” When Pennsylvania announced that Joe Biden[…]

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Confronting Bipartisan Repression And the US-Led Axis of Domination Beyond Election Day

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, November 4, 2020 No matter who sits in the white peoples’ house, we will have to continue to fight for social justice, democracy, and People(s)-Centered Human Rights. “Our survival depends on seeing this violent, barbarian behemoth for what it is.” Chaos, violence, legal challenges, voter suppression and party suppression all culminated in[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace: Our Demands of Candidate and Elected Officials

by Black Alliance for Peace The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) has determined climate change and the interlocking issues of war, militarism, and the now-normalized and still illegal U.S. interventionism pose the greatest threats to humanity. That is why we have launched a campaign demanding all 2020 candidates for local, state and federal offices in the United States take a position on U.S. interventionism[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace: Our Demands of Candidates and Elected Officials

by Black Alliance for Peace, posted on MLToday, October 23, 2020 The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) has determined climate change and the interlocking issues of war, militarism, and the now-normalized and still illegal U.S. interventionism pose the greatest threats to humanity. That is why we have launched a campaign demanding all 2020 candidates for local, state and federal offices in the United States[…]

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Peace, Self Determination and the Duopoly Trap

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, October 22, 2020 Corporate institutions and their Black servants conspire to hide the fact that the Black American worldview is profoundly Left on issues of peace and social justice. “Independent Black politics is not a subject of corporate discussion, and is derided by the Democratic operatives that have infested every civic institution[…]

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Billionaire-backed Biden and Trump Debate

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, October 6, 2020 A brief update: Trump did indeed contract Covid-19.  He was diagnosed a few days after the debate.  When it was decided to have a virtual debate on October 15 rather than place him in the same room for safety reasons, he refused to participate.  Maybe he’ll change his mind but[…]

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Liberal Sympathy for Trump

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, October 7, 2020 If Ava Duvernay really believes Trump is a white supremacist, why wish him well? “Maddow and Duvernay speak and act in defense of their class interests.” Everyone reveals their true self in a time of turmoil. A crisis forces exposure which can no longer be kept hidden. The revelation that Donald[…]

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Preparing for ‘the Interregnum’ — the election mess – a WW commentary

by Terry Guitierrez, published on Workers World, September 30, 2020 In researching this article, a cool-sounding word came up: “pettifoggery.” It means “given to quibbling over trifles.” The word was used in an article by Barton Gellman in the November Atlantic magazine, “The Election That Could Break America.” Gellman’s point is that it is a waste of time to quibble[…]

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