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    BA Radio on the Progressive Radio Network, with Glen Ford and Nellie Bailey – Week of January 28, 2013

    Housing is for people, not banks

    Obama's inagural speech shows him to be...

    aiming to raise retirement age, according to Kevin Alexander Gray;

    the drone war president, accordong to David Swanson;

    double-talker on climate change, according to Marsha Coleman-Abedayo;

    the same old neoliberal Obama, according to Paul Street.

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    What Will the U.S. Do When It’s Number Two?

     

    A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford

    In just four years, the United States will fall behind China as the world’s largest economic engine. The problem is, what the U.S. cannot achieve by economic or diplomatic means, it will attempt to accomplish by military force. America will not graciously accept decline. “It is a crisis, not of an ordinary nation state that happens to be an economic giant, but of a global system: imperialism.”

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    Massive Growth of Segregation by Income Among Blacks

     

    A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford

    Over the past 40 years, income inequality and housing segregation within the Black community has bee far more pronounced than in white America. A new study paints a picture of volatile Black neighborhoods pushed and pulled by income inequalities that have also wreaked vast changes on the larger American landscape, as “affluent people cluster in gentrified areas where lower income people cannot live, and poor people also become more concentrated.”

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