War between Iran and Israel is on the way and the propaganda provided by United States media is doing its part, providing a one-sided story in favor of Israel. Meanwhile, markets are still on the rise, reaching all-time highs and bringing optimism to the American people and American companies.
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, who was first sworn into the House of Representatives on November 13, 2012 and one that brings a unique voice to the nation’s capital, with more than two decades of experience as a successful technology entrepreneur and business leader in the private sector.
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: Activists plan to counter President Trump’s threatened crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities,” by expanding the movement to resist unjust laws and government repression; and, prison abolitionists say the U.S. system of mass incarceration is a continuation of old time slavery. They plan a Millions March for Prisoners Human Rights, in Washington, DC, this summer.
Continuing our ongoing discussion of Think And Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill, this week we talk about Chapter 9: Persistence. While we don’t mention it in the show, one of the most interesting pieces of the chapter is the end where Hill talks about the persistence of Mohammad, the prophet of Islam. This example may not be popular among some folks today, showing just how much society has moved away from the concepts that built America.
The Conspiracy Guy #11: Disturbing developments suggest that, instead of ending wars in the Middle East. Donald Trump may be initiating new ones.
Freedom. It’s a mighty powerful word. But what is it—or, more precisely, what do we understand it to be?
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 new report on mass incarceration in the United States, this time focusing on the 160-thousand men and women who are serving life sentences behind bars; Mumia Abu Jamal speaks with Eddie Africa, the Move activist who has been a prisoner of the State of Pennsylvania for 38 years; and New York City organizers launch a Campaign for Community Control Over the Police.
“Updates on NFL’s income redistribution, big bucks for Starbucks CEO, US health data, pension benefits cut, Goldman Sachs in Trump’s govt. Interview of Dr Harriet Fraad on women’s movement economics.”
Yesterday’s program was a case of way more callers than time would permit to share their views. So, today we continue the discussion: While brisk opposition to President Donald Trump’s hardline policies is both warranted and necessary, it must be recognized that previous administrations created many of the crises Trump is attempting to stanch with ill-advised, slash-and-burn policies.
If these were ordinary times, progressives might get away with casual images of our political opponents. Those who disagree “lack information,” or “remain prejudiced,” or are “gripped by an emotion like hate.” Reassured, we can return to informational outreach or protests or confrontations and hope that makes a difference. These, however, are not ordinary times. I further expect more instability …