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Black Agenda Radio – 10.30.17

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: Black and Brown students at Philadelphia’s Temple University hold an all-day conference on Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton and the Struggle for World Peace and Self-Determination; and, a New York City DJ reports on the ten …

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The Conspiracy Guy – 06.21.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #30: Ominous developments in the Middle East include Russia warning the US that it will treat all US aircraft in Syrian airspace as “targets” after US-led forces shot down a Syrian plane attacking ISIS. Iran has responded to an ISIS attack in Iran with missile strikes in Eastern Syria. The exchange between Megyn Kelly and Alex Jones …

A man from the Lakota Sioux tribe with a Native American tattoo on his neck poses for a photograph during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Valerie Volcovici – Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations leftright 5/5leftright

Native American reservations cover just 2 percent of the United States, but they may contain about a fifth of the nation’s oil and gas, along with vast coal reserves. Now, a group of advisors to President-elect Donald Trump on Native American issues wants to free those resources from what they call a suffocating federal bureaucracy that holds title to 56 …

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WikiLeaks Founder Just Revealed Why Sanders Really Dropped Out

Wikileaks founder and editor Julian Assange has clear disdain for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and the system that got her the nomination. Last month he released emails, just prior to the Democratic National Convention, that showed that the Democratic National Committee had worked against Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in favor of a Clinton nomination. The revelation caused outcry among Sanders’ …

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Sarah van Gelder – Choosing a President in a Time of Climate Crisis

The burning of Fort McMurray in the Canadian province of Alberta is a terrifying glimpse of what a climate crisis looks like. While scientists are cautious about attributing any one event to global warming, the months without rain followed by unusually high temperatures are exactly the sort of conditions associated with a warming planet—and they set the conditions for big …

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Rupert Neate – Trump and Clinton share Delaware tax ‘loophole’ address with 285,000 firms

There aren’t many things upon which Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump agree, especially as they court very different Delaware voters ahead of a primary on Tuesday. But the candidates for president share an affinity for the same nondescript two-storey office building in Wilmington. A building that has become famous for helping tens of thousands of companies avoid hundreds of millions of dollars …

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Trends This Week – Celente on the latest GOP debate and his Trends 2016 retreat – 11.11.15

On Trends This Week, Gerald Celente, Publisher of the Trends Journal and Founder/Director of the Trends Research Institute discussed the international growing consensus to support his forecast of a coming global recession, including that of the OECD. He reviewed Tuesday’s Fox News sponsored GOP debate pointing out moderators asked questions based on misinformation, how the majority of the candidates support more war and how the debates themselves are a made-for-TV game show that lack real substance.
Luanne Pennesi, RN MS joined Celente to talk about the upcoming “Prepare for 2016” Trends retreat, January 10-16 with Celente and invited guests in Naples, Florida.

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Steven Rosenfeld – The Depressing Secret Behind Donald Trump’s Appeal: America’s Love of Narcissists

Nobody needs a psychology degree to know the 2016 presidential campaign trail is filled with genuine narcissists—exceptionally vain men and women who see themselves as deserving attention and power. And then, in a class by himself, is Donald Trump. Remarkably, the chord that Trump has struck with voters is growing, to the dismay of the Republican establishment and to the …

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Lawrence Davidson – Explaining the Trump Phenomenon

It is really not too hard to figure out Donald Trump. The man is having fun. What we have witnessed so far is a demonstration of how a billionaire megalomaniac and narcissist has fun: having secured a national stage, he runs around and says whatever he pleases, even if it is blatantly obnoxious. If he gets positive feedback, he does …