14Apr

Presstv April 14, 2018

Last night Donald Trump announced that the United States, France and Britain carried out missile strikes against Syria. I was asked to comment on Presstv Iran. They were having audio and video problems but you can hear and eventually see me. You can hear me for about the first minute. I return at 5:00 minutes until about 9:00 minutes audio and video.

13Apr

Black Agenda Report and CPR News: Yaser Murtaja and Marie Colvin

This week I covered the stories of Yaser Murtaja and Marie Colvin in my Black Agenda Report column. Yaser Murtaja was a Palestinian journalist who was clearly identified as such when Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) shot and killed him. Marie Colvin was an American reporter embedded with the Free Syrian Army in 2012 when she was killed by missile fire. Her family filed a $300 million lawsuit against

13Apr

No war on Syria! Spring Actions 2018

No war on Syria! Or anywhere else for that matter. There are actions across the country this weekend. Find them on the Spring Action 2018 website. Join me in New York City on Sunday, April 15.

10Apr

Black Agenda Radio Interview with Glen Ford

Tomorrow is Wednesday, otherwise known as Black Agenda Report day. I spoke with Glen Ford on Black Agenda Radio about police murder, the evil concept of American exceptionalism, internet censorship of the left, gun violence and state violence. Twenty minutes of a wide ranging discussion.

07Apr

King’s Legacy Betrayed

I was honored when Joe Lauria, the new Editor in Chief of Consortium News, asked me to write about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. In King’s Legacy Betrayed I point out a very sad truth. Black people in this country are worse off, by every measure, than we were in 1968. We have fewer living wage jobs, a 700% increase in the prison population, the