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Slavery in America

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The voice of the not one percent

By Danny Haiphong Source: Black Agenda Report “Economic crisis at home and endless war abroad has placed finance and monopoly capital in political disarray.” When I was here last year, I spoke a lot about ideology and how the struggle for social transformation in the mainland of imperialism partly depended upon the ideological development of […]

via The Crisis of US Imperial Governance and the Struggle for a New World — Desultory Heroics

The finger pointings latest culprit

The always illogical case that London along with its occasional European partners and the United States advanced regarding the alleged poisoning of retired UK spy of Russian origin Sergey Spripal and his daughter, has always been literally unbelievable in the wider world. Now that scientists at the UK’s own chemical […] The post Russia, along…

via Russia, along with all of Asia, Africa and Latin America Stand Totally Vindicated in Skripal Debacle — Eurasia Future

Pretty smile and brains too

A report by Julianne Escobedo Shepherd for Jezebel. Epsy Campbell Barr—a left-leaning feminist economist, author, and cofounder of Costa Rica’s power-to-the-people Citizen’s Action Party—has become the first-ever black woman vice president in the Americas, and Costa Rica’s first Afro-Latina VP. She was chosen in a landslide along with President-elect Carlos Alvarado Quesada, a 38-year-old fellow member […]

via Costa Rica Has Elected the First Black Woman Vice President in All of Latin America — Repeating Islands

Daily Mail Online Ignores Allegations of Fraud in Pro-Brexit Campaign — TRIO

March 27th, 2018 – For those of you who may have been keeping up with the news in the UK today, there has only been one story worth talking about. Readers of rebelinfo.com would not have been surprised to see something like this occurring, especially if they had read the articles published back in late […]

via Daily Mail Online Ignores Allegations of Fraud in Pro-Brexit Campaign — TRIO

On the way to the poor house

Until very recently, the dusty African territory of Djibouti was best known to the wider world for its inhabitants’ habit of chewing khat. Each day, as the heat of the afternoon mounts, the men of Djibouti gather in sociable groups, wad a few leaves of the East African shrub Catha edulis into their cheeks, and […]

via Why Borrowers on China’s Belt and Road Will Go From Euphoria to Depression — Astute News

The Twelve Tribes of Israel are discounted

‘Racially charged comment made by Israeli Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, comparing people of color to ‘monkeys,’ is utterly unacceptable’ ed note–all can rest assured several things on this matter– 1. The ‘good Jews’ at the ADL know full well that the ‘good rabbi’ who made these comments did so because this is precisely what Judaism […]

via How They Do It–ADL Slams Chief Rabbi of Israel for Calling Black People ‘Monkeys’ — The Ugly Truth