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Black Agenda Radio – 08.08.16

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: Low wage workers get ready to converge on Richmond, Virgina, for a national convention to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour; a Black political prisoner wins a long court fight against the State of Pennsylvania; and, Black people in the South American nation of Colombia try to forge a sustainable peace agreement with guerillas and the government.

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Israelis celebrate child slaughter outside hunger striker’s hospital

Israeli police and right-wing extremists violently attacking and assaulting Palestinians who had gathered outside the hospital where a Palestinian hunger striker is gravely ill. Flag-waving Israeli extremists sing songs celebrating and calling for the slaughter of Palestinians, especially children. The events occurred on Sunday, when hundreds of Palestinians and supporters protested in Askalan (Ashkelon) in the south of present-day Israel …

Gaza Lost in the Fog of War: Hillary Clinton and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – Timothy Alexander Guzman

Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic pro-Israel candidate that would diminish any hope for a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In fact, Clinton will give the self-proclaimed “Jewish State” the green light for any future conflict against the Palestinians although most of the potential candidates (the majority are Republicans) for U.S. President are pro-Israel and anti-Palestinian. However, Clinton would advance Israel’s …