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Donald Trump supporters outside the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021

America is on the same roadmap we saw in Germany in the 1930s

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Chauncey DeVega, Salon — In a recent interview with MSNBC, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt issued a stern warning to Americans who have not yet grasped the nature of our present crisis of democracy. “We have an autocratic movement teeming with violence and the intimations of violence in this country,” he said, inviting viewers of the liberal news channel to imagine “that domestic terrorist, that criminal who desecrated the American flag…

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Vantage Point: State of Newark Report with Mayor Ras J. Baraka and The Verdict on R. Kelly

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, October 4, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Mayor Ras J. Baraka and callers. Topics State of Newark Report The Verdict on R. Kelly: Predator or Victim of the Media Special Guest Mayor Ras J Baraka, Newark, NJ Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM,…

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If the US wants fewer Haitian refugees, it should stop destroying Haiti

By News & Current Affairs, Video/Audio

Last week, onlookers in the US and around the world were horrified to see US Border Patrol’s inhumane treatment of Haitian refugees attempting to cross the US-Mexico border to seek asylum. Committing “human rights violations” that have been condemned worldwide, US Border Patrol and the Biden administration are denying thousands of Haitians their internationally recognized right to seek asylum and utilizing a despicable Trump-era policy to mass expel refugees—with truly…

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Vantage Point: The Case for Reparations in New Jersey • Abusive Treatment of Haitian Refugees

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, September 27, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guest Ryan Haygood and callers. Topics The Case for Reparations in New Jersey Abusive Treatment of Haitian Refugees Special Guest Ryan Haygood, President/CEO, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, Newark, NJ Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM, Pacifica…

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Vantage Point: The Biden Agenda and Black America with Special Guest Tavis Smiley

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, August 30, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Tavis Smiley. Topic The Biden Agenda and Black America Special Guest Tavis Smiley, President/CEO, KBLA, 1580 AM, Progressive Talk Radio, Los Angeles, CA Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM, Pacifica Network, New York Livestream (Online) —…

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Vantage Point: The Promissory Note and MLK’s Vision for a New America – Why African Americans Can’t Wait

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

A Special Fund Drive Edition of Vantage Point Monday, August 23, 2021 Topic The “Bounced Check” The Promissory Note and King’s Vision of a New America Why African Americans Can’t Wait The corporate media has fed the American public a steady diet of the more palatable aspects of Dr. Martin Luther King’s iconic I Have a Dream Speech delivered at the historic 1963 March on Washington.  However, the “promissory note” aspect…

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Vantage Point: The Black Agenda – Does Biden Have Our Back?

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, August 16, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guests Earl Ofari Hutchinson and Bill Fletcher. Topic President Biden and the Black Agenda Does He Have Our Back? Special Guest Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Host, Hutchinson Report, KPFK, 90.7 FM, Los Angeles Bill Fletcher, Author, Commentator, Veteran Labor and Social Justice Leader, Washington, DC Plus The Professor on the…

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Vantage Point: State of Newark Report with Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Professor on the Soap Box

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, August 2, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Mayor Ras J. Baraka. Topic State of Newark Report Special Guest Mayor Ras J. Baraka Newark, NJ Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM, Pacifica Network, New York Livestream (Online) — Click Here Mondays 3PM-4PM or visit…

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Guantánamo Bay

Biden is imposing more harsh sanctions on Cuba — and Guantánamo remains open

By News & Current Affairs

By Amy Goodman & Juan González, Democracy Now! — As the United States imposes new Cuba sanctions, citing human rights abuses, we look at the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a notorious gulag that President Biden himself has called an “advertisement for creating terror.” This month, the first Guantánamo Bay prisoner to be released under the Biden administration, Abdul Latif Nasser, returned to his home country of Morocco…

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Faith

How Far Is White Supremacy Embedded in Christianity?

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Peter Larmann — Robert P. Jones is CEO and founder of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the author of two books, including last year’s much-discussed White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in Christian America, which just came out in paperback. PRRI recently released a huge new survey that made headlines and drew commentary by pointing to a sharp decline in the proportion of Americans who identify…

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Vantage Point: Analysis of Crises in Haiti, Cuba and South Africa – Which Way Forward

By News & Current Affairs, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, July 19, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Bill Fletcher, Jr. Topic Analysis of Crises in Haiti, Cuba and South Africa – Which Way Forward Nation in Turmoil After the Assassination of President Jovenel Moise Demonstrators Protesting U.S. Embargo, Havana, Cuba Protests Erupt Demanding Better Quality of Life in South Africa Special Guest Bill Fletcher, Jr.,…

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Gentrification: A State of Emergency In Black America – The Case of Crenshaw in LA

By Gentrification, News & Current Affairs, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, July 12, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Damien Goodman. Topic Gentrification: A State of Emergency in Black America The Case of the Crenshaw Subway Coalition Special Guest Damien Goodman, Executive Director, Crenshaw Subway Coalition, Los Angeles, CA Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM,…

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