Category Neoliberalism

The Neo-Black National Monument

February was an interesting month. This year.  Most years I barely acknowledge Black History Month, but when I do I celebrate it as Neo-Black History Month. Because of the neoliberalism that has overtaken this generation –the neoliberal subversion of black America. They do it through the art. They do it with the movies and TV. […]

The neoliberal subversion

Fantastic! I got some good sources, don’t I? Whatever subject I am focusing on in my own writings, they have recent articles about it. To wit: Colonizing the Western Mind by Jason Hirthler.  I should post a bloglist of my sources in the sidebar. “Colonizing” the mind is another way of characterizing the cognitive subversion […]

​​​​​​​The Neo-Black Caucus

Glen Ford ​​​​​​​The Black Caucus’ “New Class”: Worthless, Warmongering Servants of Empire “The Democrats have perverted the electoral franchise of the nation’s most progressive constituency to the service of a global war machine and an all-pervasive national security state.” Hundreds of times this week, as at every yearly commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, […]

Cornel West Vs. Ta-Nehisi Coates: Confronting black neo-liberalism

Cornel West Vs. Coates: A Necessary Debate That Black Agenda Report Has Amplified Since Its Inception Danny Haiphong   … Cornel West essentially outlined the political program of the Black Radical Tradition by exposing the political emptiness of Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates has made exorbitant profit from book sales and articles for publications such as The […]

The Political Economy of Obama/Trump

The Political Economy of Obama/Trump by Richard D. Wolff US capitalism is again careening down blind alleys. Earlier it had crashed into the Great Depression from 1929 to 1933 before lurching into the New Deal. After 1945 it concentrated on rolling back the New Deal until it turned sharply to neoliberalism and “globalism” in the […]

“We’re operating under a false perception and that perception really happened in 1976”

‘The only business of business is to maximize short term gain regardless of social  or environmental cost.’

The Democratic Party Must Die!

Caitlin Johnstone   For the first time in my life, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer got my hopes up. He then immediately dashed them to the floor and had Nancy Pelosi pee on them for good measure. I know, I know — I should have known better. But what’s a girl to do? He pushed […]