Throwing BRICS at the U.S. Empire

Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 14:05

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

History has placed the BRICS nations on the path of confrontation with a superpower in decline. Washington is prepared to strangle the world into submission, or drown it in chaos. “Objectively, the United States has positioned itself as the great and implacable impediment to global development.”

Anti-African Racism in India

Submitted by Sputnik Kilambi on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 16:55

by Sputnik Kilambi

Indian society appears to be confronting the horrors of rape – except the “rapes that have happened and keep happening to women somehow not considered “daughters of the nation.” Brutal assaults against Africans go largely unreported in the nation with the most thriving press in the world.

Ecocide & Genocide Are The Secrets of Capitalist Efficiency

Submitted by Bruce A. Dixon on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 13:18

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Bruce A. Dixon

We hear all the time about what geniuses the masters of capital, the lords of innovative technologies and global supply chains are. But are modern supply chains really that different from the transAtlantic slave trade, which brought genocide of Native American and African peoples and destruction of natural environments?

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Freedom Rider: Mumbai and American Terror

Submitted by Margaret Kimberley on Tue, 12/02/2008 - 18:00

mumbaiby BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

"Terror is usually the result of unacknowledged grievance. Muslims are mad at the United States, Great Britain and the Indian government." This should be obvious, but "as always, Americans never see a connection between themselves, the acts of terror committed by their own government and anger directed at them around the globe." The victims in Mumbai are mourned in the United States, "as they should be. The victims of the United States government in Iraq and Afghanistan are not.

Pakistan is the Epicenter of Threat to World Survival

Submitted by Glen Ford on Tue, 07/17/2007 - 18:00

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen FordBARadionukeExplosion

The monstrous state that was created out of the British engineered partition of India - Pakistan - has long since become an American tool for mischief in the world, including nuclear BARadioFundamentalistsproliferation, creation of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, and an ongoing home for Osama bin Ladin. It is blowback time. The American-financed regime cannot exist without the support of Muslim fundamentalists, and yet the Americans now insist that the regime move against its own political base. There are nuclear bombs in this equation, developed with a wink and a nod from the Americans. If these chickens come home to roost, it will be with incinerating force.

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