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Glen Ford: Solidarity 2009

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Glen Ford discusses the conflict between the tendencies of Black elevation (Black faces in high places) and self determination in the Black community. He describes how many Black leftists could simultaneously be revolutionaries and support Barack Obama. Ford gives a history of right wing attempts to grab Black support through the creation of Black corporate Democrats like Cory Booker and Barack Obama.

Glen Ford at Black is Black Coalition National Annual Conference-- August 16

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Glen Ford addresses the collapse of the Left, especially the Black Left as Obama began his first campaign for president. Ford asserts that there was “liquidation of Black politics” as many Black leftists became “Obamites,” that real black politics were buried under the euphoria around the first Black president.

Glen Ford: U.S. Imperialism Hopping on Just One Leg

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Glen Ford exposes the U.S. plan to maintain economic and political power to combat China and other “third world” countries' growing economic power. Ford connects European colonization, war, and racism to U.S. imperialism in the Asian countries, and asserts that the U.S. will be unable to contain the growing economic power of China and other Asian nations.

Glen Ford at the Black is Back Coalition's National Conference on Black Community Control of Police

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Glen Ford discusses the recent murders of black people to a “Black Mass Incarceration State” and its connections to the “Black Mis-Leadership Class.” Ford holds accountable the white power structure AND the black leaders who voted and supported increased funding for police, increased weapons, and funding for the mass incarceration state.

Glen Ford: Corporate Assault on Public Education

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Glen Ford discusses the connections between public education and the rise of corporate Democrats. Ford specifically denounces Cory Booker, a Democrat who has ties to right wing organizations. Describing the actions and policies of Cory Booker and Barack Obama, Ford calls out the Democratic Party's agenda to privatize public education, a right wing agenda disguised as liberal policy.

Glen Ford Speaks about the Black “Mis-Leadership” Class

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Glen Ford discusses the connections between Cory Booker and Democrats to the right wing Bradley Foundation. Ford denounces the various leaders handpicked and paid by organizations like the Bradley Foundation. The rise of Black corporate Democrats who promote right wing agendas gave more power to an existing that Ford calls “Black Mis-Leadership Class.”

Rockcat Stadium “Development” Blasted by Glen Ford

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Glen Ford blasts the development of the Rockcat Stadium. Ford asserts that the burden of the costs would fall on black and brown communities. Ford connects heavily funded projects like these to ethnic cleansing due to the dynamics of racism in a capitalist system.

#FightForDyett -- What Real Organizing Looks Like: South Side Chicago Parents Stage Hunger Strike at Dyett High School

by the Real News Network

Call Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel's office at 312-744-3300. Tell him the whole world is watching, he can give the parents their high school back RIGHT NOW. Call Alderman Will Burns at 773-536-8103 with the same message."

Rockcat Stadium “Development” Blasted by Glen Ford

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Rockcat Stadium “Development” Blasted by Glen Ford

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Glen Ford blasts the development of the Rockcat Stadium. Ford asserts that the burden of the costs would fall on black and brown communities. Ford connects heavily funded projects like these to ethnic cleansing due to the dynamics of racism in a capitalist system.

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