Paul Street, Glen Ford, Chris Hedges, Bruce Dixon: Imagining an Authentic 21st Century U.S. Left (Left Forum 2018)

Overthrow Your Capitalist Masters

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with Paul Street
Writer, Dandelion Salad
June 5, 2018

and with Glen Ford, Chris Hedges, Bruce Dixon

Other Voices, Other Choices on June 4, 2018

Event Organizer: Paul L. Street

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Glen Ford: There is No Such Thing as a Progressive Movement That is Aligned with the CIA

Resist Imperialism

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TheRealNews on Jan 24, 2017

Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford says a progressive movement can’t be build out of the pro-war, pro-CIA, and McCarthyite politics coming from Democratic leadership.

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Chris Hedges and Glen Ford: Obama’s Legacy–The Smashing of the Left

War is Peace. Obama and his Nobel "Peace" Prize

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 23, 2017

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges looks back on President Barack Obama’s legacy with Glen Ford, Executive Editor of the Black Agenda Report. They examine Obama’s role in boosting the war industry, serving corporate interests and depleting the privacy rights of Americans. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at some of the darker decisions made over the past eight years.

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Milwaukee Community in Rebellion After Cops Gun Down Youth + Why Milwaukee Erupted

"Am I next?" - Justice for Philando Castile

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by Workers World staff
workers.org
August 15, 2016

As part of the ongoing international resistance against police terror, youth rose up in rebellion in Milwaukee the evening of Aug. 13 and again the following night.

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Chris Hedges, Glen Ford and Jill Stein at the Left Forum 2016: Is Sanders the Answer to Building Left and Black Power?

Bernie Sanders - Caricature

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with Chris Hedges

OpenUnivoftheLeft on May 24, 2016

Left Forum 2016, Is Sanders the Answer to Building Left and Black Power? Linda Thompson, Chair, Left Elect Coalition, Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party USA, Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report, Chris Hedges, Truthdig.

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Chris Hedges: No Ramifications For Police Who Murder + No Indictment For #Ferguson Cop Who Killed Michael Brown

Don't Shoot

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Updated: Dec. 10, 2014

with Chris Hedges

GRITtv on Nov 24, 2014

Chris Hedges talks in anticipation of protests in Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the case of Darren Wilson, who shot and killed an unarmed teenager Mike Brown, this summer.

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Glen Ford: Direct Action Must Be Remembered As Part of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy + Dayvon Love: King’s Teachings on US Imperialism Opened My Eyes to Radical Thought

Martin Luther King, Jr. Portrait

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TheRealNews on Jan 19, 2014

Glen Ford: The Civil Rights Movement ended official racial discrimination in the U.S., but many of its leaders broke with grassroots organizing and direct action and instead chose to become business leaders or members of the Democratic party. Continue reading

Glen Ford: U.S. Imperialism Hopping on Just One Leg

"anche il 9 aprile" "per un piano alternativo di rifiuti.... SMASH IMPERIALISM!"

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strugglevideomedia -Apr 6, 2013

Glen Ford of Black Agenda Reports speaks at Trinity College (Hartford) March 2013.

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Rick Rozoff, William Blum and Glen Ford: Africa and The New Colonialism of The Continent

"anche il 9 aprile" "per un piano alternativo di rifiuti.... SMASH IMPERIALISM!"

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with Rick Rozoff and William Blum
Featured Writers
Dandelion Salad
Stop NATO
www.killinghope.org
February 11, 2013

Gary Null
Progressive Commentary Hour

Guests:

Glen Ford
William Blum
Rick Rozoff

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The Black Elite and the Legacy of MLK + Martin Luther King: Organized Non-violent Resistance Is The Most Powerful Weapon

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

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TheRealNews·Jan 21, 2013

Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement.

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Glen Ford vs. Michael Eric Dyson: Debate on Obama’s Presidency + Glen Ford: Obama is not the lesser evil

Obama in Oakland-14

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Updated: Sept. 9, 2012 added a video report

Sep 7, 2012 by democracynow

DemocracyNow.org – As President Obama accepts the Democratic nomination to seek four more years in the White House, we host a debate on his presidency with Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report and Michael Eric Dyson, professor at Georgetown University and author of numerous books. Ford calls Obama the “more effective evil” for embracing right-wing policies and neutralizing effective opposition, while Dyson argues Obama provides the best and obvious choice for progressive change within the confines of the U.S. political system.

Click here to watch the entire debate: http://www.democracynow.org/2012/9/7/effective_evil_or_progressives_best_hope

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Libya: Arms, Duplicity and Front Line Foetuses by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
6 April, 2011

“The assessment is that we have taken out 30 percent of the military capacity of Gaddafi.” (Brigadier General Mark van Uhm, senior NATO staff officer, 5th April 2011.)

On 29th March, freshly back from a good will tour of the Middle East, with a bunch of arms salesmen in tow, as bombs rained down on Libya, Prime Minister David Cameron, welcomed Foreign Ministers from more than forty countries to a London Conference: “To help the Libyan people in their hour of need.” (i)

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Will the Last Mercenary Turn Out the Lights On U.S. Empire by Glen Ford

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A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford
Black Agenda Report
25 January 2011

The United States’ use of mercenaries is unprecedented in scope for a major power in modern times, and further weakens a decaying empire. Unable to defeat the resistance in two of the poorest nations on the planet, America increasingly depends on high-paid killers-for-profit to man the battlements. In Iraq, where the U.S. is reluctantly making an exit, “President Obama plans to substitute outgoing U.S. troops with mercenaries.” The same may happen, soon, in Afghanistan.

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Why Black MisLeadership Won’t Sign the Anti-War Petition by Glen Ford

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A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford
Black Agenda Radio Commentaries
26 January 2011

“We vow not to support President Barack Obama for renomination for another term in office, and to actively seek to impede his war policies unless and until he reverses them,” says a petition signed by hundreds of social activists. But the baton of progressive political and moral leadership may be passing from Black America, dominated by a venal misleadership class that refuses to actively oppose President Obama’s wars.

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Glen Ford: President Obama is more concerned with pleasing Wall St than appeasing public opinion

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TheRealNews | January 07, 2011

Glen Ford: President Obama is more concerned with pleasing Wall St than appeasing public opinion

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