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This episode will analyze two stories. The first comes out of an article in The Intercept, titled “As Black Activists Protested Police Killings, Homeland Security Worried They Might Join ISIS.” The other story deals with Facebook and Google facing tough questions over white nationalism. Facebook and Google on Tuesday sought to reassure lawmakers that they […]
As another civil war engulfs Libya, at least 46 people have been killed. The country is divided between the UN-backed government in the west and the rival government in the east, headed by a CIA operative. Netfa Freeman of the Black Alliance for Peace sits down with RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca to discuss […]
The NATO anniversary also coincides with the 51st anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who stood for peace and nonviolent resistance. It is also the 52nd anniversary of his “Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break the Silence” speech, in which Dr. King decried “the giant triplets of racism, materialism and militarism.” The Coalition Against US Foreign Military Bases joins […]
On this episode of “By Any For Means Necessary” hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Netfa Freeman, an analyst at the Institute for the Policy Studies and a coordinator with the Black Alliance for Peace. They discuss the Donald Trump administration’s Africa policy, and China’s impact on the continent. … Read the […]
The Trump regime will host NATO’s 70th anniversary celebrations in Washington on April 4, the day Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. “We see this as a grotesque desecration of the legacy of Dr. King, who opposed wars and militarism,” said Netfa Freeman of the Black Alliance for Peace, which will gather at the […]
LOS ANGELES — As 2020 Democrats settle in for the long haul, there is another race getting little attention – convincing millionaires and fat cat donors to buy into a candidate’s progressive message. It’s one thing to hammer the rich for failing to “pay their fair share” in front of a bank of cameras, quite another while […]
WOOSTER — As panelists at the College of Wooster examined the opioid problem in a session of this year’s Great Decisions series, one of the three suggested the war on drugs should actually be fought against societal ills. What really needs to be addressed, said Sanho Tree, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies […]
On Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day in the U.S., the world once again witnessed a president with no heart. One might even argue with no brain. If this was Oz, it would be entertaining. But it’s the belly of the imperialist beast, so when President Donald Trump announces any edict, it is ominous. … Read the […]
At every rally, during every speech, during many cabinet meetings and often on Twitter, President Donald Trump asserts a fact as evidence of the nation’s strong economy: Unemployment rates for black and Hispanic Americans are at record lows. This is largely correct. … Read the full article at the La Crosse Tribune.
The political system in the United States is a plutocracy, one that works for the benefit of the wealthy, not the people. Although we face growing crises on multiple fronts – economic insecurity, a violent and racist state, environmental devastation, never-ending wars and more – neither of the Wall Street-funded political parties will take action […]
I am concerned about the poor. Mostly, I am concerned about the public’s misconceptions about the poor. I can’t count how many times I hear “I pay taxes so they can have food stamps” or complaints about how much they pay to welfare programs, such as TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), SNAP (food stamps) […]
This week, Netfa Freeman joins the Peace Report to address this so-called “new” Africa strategy. Freeman responds to each of the 3 points stated by Bolton, the history of U.S. interventions, why Africa is left out of the spotlight when speaking about U.S. imperialism, and where people can go to learn more about current issues […]
A key factor in the momentum behind the Green New Deal is its promised blend of environmental policy, job creation, and social justice — specifically centering on the experiences and voices of those most affected by climate change and the fossil fuel industry. Speaking at a press conference introducing her new resolution for a Green New […]
President Trump barely mentioned African Americans in his recent State of the Union address. The one exception was when he boasted that the unemployment rates for blacks, Hispanics and Asian Americans “have all reached their lowest levels ever recorded.” … Read the full article at the Progressive.