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A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford

The fact that Al Sharpton is the administration’s “made man” tells us a great deal about what President Obama’s team really thinks about Black people. The White House seems drawn to Sharpton’s amorality and infinite capacity for corruption – his usefulness as pit bull and King Rat. Continue reading »

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Apr 082014
 
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The Politics of Aesthetics
by ANDREW LEVINE, Counterpunch.org

As a professional corporate putain, this woman is even more dangerous than Obama, and similarly opportunistic.

As a professional corporate putain, this woman is even more dangerous than Obama, and similarly opportunistic.

A midterm election is coming; the media are gearing up.   The electoral circus will soon be in everybody’s face again, making a mockery of every democratic ideal. Continue reading »

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Mar 302014
 
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By Richard (RJ) Eskow

Third Way fraud Bill Clinton, typical exponent of the Democrats' thoroughly corporatized leadership.

“Third Way” (social democrat) fraud Bill Clinton, typical exponent of the Democrats’ thoroughly corporatized leadership.

There’s a struggle underway over the future of the Democratic Party. The populist movement has scored some significant recent wins, including the electoral victories of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Its ideas resonate with the public. But the remarks from Clinton and Hoyer demonstrate that the party’s Wall Street wing is still riding tall in the saddle despite its discredited ideas.  Continue reading »

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Mar 262014
 
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A special dispatch by In Defence of Marxism

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The following is an interview with Ukrainian left-wing activist Kolesnik Dmitry. The interview gives an excellent insight to the situation in Ukraine and the forces that are at play. We believe that this is an important contribution to the discussion about the class struggle in the country and the tasks of the Marxists. Continue reading »

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Mar 082014
 
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Shameless propagandists passing themselves as authoritative journalists and models for future generations. A national disgrace— and a danger to the world and to peace and justice everywhere.

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by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

The corporate media are a key component of the U.S. imperial machine. Although styling themselves as watchdogs, they are in fact the dogs of war, whose mission is to hide Washington’s aggressions behind a fog of lies. War “crimes are committed with impunity in part because presidents get a helping hand from their corporate media partners.” Continue reading »

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