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Leid Stories—Running Out of Options and Wiggle Room on Multiple Criminal Probes, the Clintons May Play Their Biggest ‘Trump’ Card: Barack Obama!—02.08.18

Bill and Hillary Clinton, veteran survivors of many personal and political battles and scandals, won’t come out of their current predicament unscathed. Their magic formula—deny everything, accuse their accusers, and feed fresh meat to the hounds at their heels—doesn’t seem to be working. They’re smack-dab at the center of multiple criminal investigations, any one of which could net them and …

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Leid Stories—Dr. Jeffrey Perry Presents ‘Hubert Harrison, Father of Harlem Radicalism’ (Part 2)—02.07.18

Longtime union activist and independent scholar Dr. Jeffrey Perry presents Part 2 of his portrait of Hubert Harrison, “the father of Harlem radicalism,” whose political philosophies were far ahead of their time. Harrison influenced the thinking of many Black leaders of the day—both within the United States and the African diaspora—but is not widely known. Perry preserved and inventoried the …

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Leid Stories—Dr. Jeffrey Perry Presents ‘Hubert Harrison, Father of Harlem Radicalism’—02.06.18

A mere shadow of its past, Harlem today gives almost no hint that it was the epicenter of the Black world. Segregationist, white-supremacist laws and policies rigidly controlled life in America, especially in its nonwhite communities, and the system thought it would permanently have the upper hand. It vastly underestimated the enduring impact of the Black church and radical Black …

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The Gary Null Show – 02.05.18

The liberal Democratic establishment and the memo Ray McGovern served as an Army intelligence officer and a CIA analyst for 27 years under 7 presidential administrations, from John F. Kennedy to George H. W. Bush. Among his duties was preparing the President’s Daily Brief, which was a one-on-one to President Ronald Reagan’s most senior national security advisers.  He was responsible for the …

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Leid Stories—State of Disunion 2018: A People’s Assessment of Donald Trump and His Administration (Part 3)—01.30.18

President Donald Trump had the nation’s attention last night and he basked in all 80 minutes of it, priming the pump for a national tour that will reiterate and underscore his speech’s major points. Several Democratic senators and more than two dozen House members legislators boycotted the president’s State of the Union address and others, mostly Democrats, wore black to …

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The Gary Null Show – 01.31.18

Today is January 31st and like always The Gary Null Show is here to inform you on the best news in health, healing, the environment. This is a very special episode of The Gary Null Show as Gary goes into last nights State of The Union speech made by Donald Trump. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Black Agenda Radio – 01.22.18

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: The U.S. military has spread its tentacles across the length and breadth of Africa, leading to millions of deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But Margaret Kimberley says the Congressional Black Caucus hasn’t said a peep …

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Alternative Visions – Trump’s Tax Cuts: More than $5 Trillion (Not $1.5T) – 01.12.18

Dr. Rasmus starts the show with comments on last week’s announcement by WalMart raising its minimum wage and the Bloomberg News story about China considering cutting back buying US Treasury bonds. The rest of the show addresses the Trump Tax Cuts true extent of tax reduction on corporations, businesses, investors and the wealthiest 1% households. Jack debunks the notion that …

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Leid Stories—Thuggery As Diplomacy; The Budget Bill ‘Nothing Short of Wholesale Looting’—12.20.17

In her first act as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley in January warned member-states of the international body that the Trump administration will be “taking names” of all countries ever daring to vote against it. The former governor of South Carolina this week repeated the threat in a letter to representatives of several member-states, ahead of a …

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Leid Stories—The Budget: The Republicans’ (and Democrats’) Nifty Holiday Gift; U.S. Slammed for Still-Woeful Conditions in Puerto Rico —12.18.17

On Friday evening, a delirious President Donald Trump and a coterie of Republican leaders delivered tidings of great joy (Trump announced it was a “Christmas gift” to the nation): There is, at last, a budget, and all that’s needed now is a final vote in both houses of Congress to put the new budget into effect. That process begins today, and …