In order for we African Americans to overcome the profound feelings of hopelessness, confusion, and self hatred that still overwhelmingly plagues millions within our communities, we must synergized our energies and efforts towards countering the effects of the United State’s ongoing governmental mass media psychosocial treatment of us that is deliberately designed to render such disunity and confusion among our race as a means of ensuring that its white dominance and control is maintained. This… Continue
From the Ramparts
Junious Ricardo Stanton Random Thoughts About Current Events
“Think about the long-term implications of the statement above, which references a doubling of the already off the charts U.S. debt burden and a mention of America possibly losing our AAA credit rating. While yesterday’s government intervention into the Fannie and Freddie (GSEs) situation may be good for traders and short-term market conditions, it is most definitely bad news for…Continue
Africa for Africans - doing it for ourselves! Transforming conditions in Zimbabwe right now!
Today, Africans from around the world are joining the All African People's Development and Empowerment Project (AAPDEP), coming together as one people to bring our skills back to Africa and to restore our motherland.
Our latest endeavor is the Zimbabwe Farm Irrigation Project.
We need your help to raise $6,000 to get this project off… Continue
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Junious Ricardo Stanton
The Criminality and Fraud Continues
“Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide, Dragging Down Markets Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares plummeted again on Friday — and the broader stock market followed suit — as concern mounted that the government will be forced to take over the beleaguered mortgage finance companies, which some investors fear are at risk of default. Even after a week of unprecedented losses, the companies’ declines…Continue
Since we have seen this sort of "editing" at work, the entire situation should be suspected... as well as the media being held accountable for ignoring it.
In the four-missile version of the image released Wednesday by Sepah News, the media arm of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, two major sections (encircled in red) appear to closely replicate other sections (encircled in orange). (Illustration by The New York Times; photo via Agence… Continue
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Junious Ricardo Stanton 1929 Redo?
“‘History doesn't repeat itself,’ Mark Twain said, ‘but it does rhyme.’ The similarities between economic conditions in 1929 and 2008 rhyme like hickory, dickory, dock. As early as 1935, "brain truster" Rexford Tugwell identified the root cause of the Great Depression as the failure 'to pass on a fair share of the spectacular productivity gains of the 1920s' to both labor and consumers. An enduring…Continue
Big Oil's Iraq deals are the greatest stick-up in history
The country's invaders should be paying billions in reparations not using the war as a reason to pillage its richest resource
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The Guardian, Friday July 4, 2008
Once oil passed $140 a barrel, even the most rabidly rightwing media hosts had to prove their populist credibility by devoting a portion of every show to bashing Big Oil. Some have gone so far… Continue
Iran: War or Privatization: All Out War or "Economic Conquest"?
by Michel Chossudovsky
Global Research, July 4, 2008
Is the war against Iran on hold?
Tehran is to allow foreign investors, in what might be interpreted as an overture to the West, to acquire full ownership of Iran's State enterprises in the context of a far-reaching "free market" style privatization… Continue
On July 3 the Avenging The Ancestors Coalition held their annual Black Independence Day Memorial on the site of the soon to be constructed Liberty Bell Center at 6th and Market Streets in Philadelphia. This site ironically is where George Washington held in brutal captivity nine Africans who served him without pay while he served as the first president of the United States. Since 2002 ATAC has attempted to raise awareness of the vicious legacy of… Continue
"Disappearing Acts" is about how inconvenient facts, those that don’t fit into a culturally/politically/historically/racially favored story line or theme, are often disappeared so as to make an implausible theme plausible, and how the phenomena of fact disappearing permeates and despoils our entire culture! Disappearing Acts begins with a “pre-apology” for the book’s often angry tone, followed by a discussion of and a working definition for patriotism. The author argues that if one is a true… Continue
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The NAACP, long renown as one of America's premier civil rights organizations, saluted Black theatre this week in Hollywood California, at the Kodak Theatre. The NAACP in fulfilling it's mission to advance and promote Black culture, presented the best in Black theatre at the 18th Annual, NAACP Theatre Awards.
Chicago, IL As we approach the 25th anniversary of the signing of the 1994 Clinton Crime Bill, the Black community is still feeling its negative effect and wondering why those who supported it haven't done anything to change it. William Douglass…Continue