Glen Ford: The pruning and hyper-privatization of medical care was overseen mainly by Democrats in the big cities, and largely by Republicans on the state level.
Glen Ford: And those citizens have become aware that the oligarchs – their rulers — are the vectors of mass insecurity, sickness and death.
Glen Ford: Very few Black people are socialism-phobic, and young Blacks are even more socialist-friendly than their white counterparts.
Glen Ford: The screechingly raucous, out-of-control Democratic debate in Columbia just days before the South Carolina primary appears to have scared the hell out of Black voters.
Glen Ford: No one knows how much abuse and humiliation the Sanders faction is willing to endure to remain in the bosom of the corporate political beast.
Glen Ford: In a racist society, it is the ferocity of the state’s pursuit and prosecution of dissidents that is the best measure of their contribution to the struggle against oppression.
Glen Ford: Bloomberg is now the Great White Hope to beat back Bernie Sanders’ and Elizabeth Warren’s soak-the-rich hordes.
Glen Ford: The corporate cyclone of propaganda, mayhem and dirty tricks will make the preceding years of Russiagate look as wholesome and pristine as a grade school civics class.
Glen Ford: When only corporate parties are permitted to govern, and corporate mouthpieces monopolize the media, capitalist-inflicted misery is made to seem natural and inevitable.
Glen Ford: In the United States it is axiomatic that concentrations of poor Black people are bad, while high-rises full of affluent white people are good.
Glen Ford: Morales’ election victory was aborted by rampaging gangs of thugs employed by oligarchs based in the whitest – and most fossil fuel-rich – regions of the country.
Glen Ford: How can someone who was the most popular politician in the nation in 2017 be made into a non-person? It’s all intimately entwined with the multiple crises afflicting late stage capitalism.
Glen Ford: When Martin Luther King was assassinated, Conyers quickly put forward a bill to make the martyred leader’s birthday a national holiday.