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EPISODE 67: THE GLOBAL SUPER-WEALTHY MOTTO–GET RICH WHILE MILLIONS DIE

The super-wealthy keep getting richer and, while they are human beings, they just don’t seem to care how many people die or go hungry while billionaires party on. That’s the only conclusion you can come to after reading a new stunning report about global wealth and inequality out from Oxfam–and I delve into the report with Oxfam’s Paul O’Brien. I also chat …

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Black Agenda Radio – 01.29.18

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: Baltimore police officers are on trial, charged with corruption and abusive of power so massive and blatant, a former police chief compares them to 1930s gangsters; And, one of the former political prisoners known as the Soledad …

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Visionaries – 01.29.17

Visionaries – 01.29.18 January 29, 2018 “A Reading List: Part 3.” Today Lobell continues with his list of audiobooks chats about each one. Today we briefly mention books I am just starting: – The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence by Amir Husain – 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson – Leonardo da Vinci by …

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Meria Heller – Meria with Bev Conover of Intrepid Report – 01.14.18

Meria with Bev Conover, Editor,Publisher of Intrepid Report; Year wrap up;Intrepid Report online since 1998;what got her started;1998 she was covering Clinton’s illegal bills; trump & Wolff’s book; Bannon; Can’t fix stupid;Diane Feinstein’s release of the dossier testimony;Darrell Issa retiring like most GOP; trumps henchmen at 7-11’s and Motel 6’s; deportations;Russian anchor babies and trump palace; prayer meetings? destroying history in …

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Black Agenda Radio – 11.13.17

Download this episode (right click and save) 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: a Black radical candidate explains how you can run a winning political campaign, even if you lose the election; and first, they stole the people’s right to vote, in Detroit, …

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The Conspiracy Guy – 07.05.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #32: Putin confronting Trump over rampant pedophelia in the US, especially among the political elites. (Putin has banned the adoption of Russian children by US parents to protect them from sexual abuse.) Brat Pitt has laid out the problem from Hollywood to Washington, D.C., where children are used as bartering chips and manipulated to promote power and …

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Chandra Muzaffar – Widening Economic and Social Inequalities, Billionaires Alongside the Global Impoverishment of the Human Family

It is not surprising that the Davos Forum held in the middle of January 2017 chose not to examine the obscene, grotesque, ever widening economic inequalities in the world brought to its attention  by Oxfam, the global aid and development confederation. Oxfam revealed on the 15th of January that “the richest eight tycoons on the planet are worth as much …

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8 men now own the same as the poorest half of the world: the Davos killer fact just got more deadly

It’s Davos this week, which means it’s time for Oxfam’s latest global ‘killer fact’ on extreme inequality. Since our first calculation in 2014, these have helped get inequality onto the agenda of the global leaders assembled in Switzerland. This year, the grabber of any headlines not devoted to the US presidential inauguration on Friday is that it’s worse than we …

Michael Arria – Amazon Worker Jumps off 12-Story Building After Being Put on Big-Brother-Like ‘Performance Improvement Plan’

An Amazon worker was injured in a suicide attempt after jumping off a 12-story company building in Seattle, reports Bloomberg. Authorities did not release the identity of the man, but the story indicates he wrote an email before he tried to kill himself. The email was visible to hundreds of other Amazon workers, and to company CEO Jeff Bezos. The …