Category Archives for "Podcasts"

Oct 29

Election 2020: Settler Colonialism vs. NeoImperialism

Black political figures from DuBois to Garvey have embraced the notion that Black America’s combined “buying power”, if harnessed correctly, would be a revolutionary force. But is this true? Morgan State University Professor Dr. Jared Ball joins us to discuss this issue from his new book “The Myth of Black Buying Power”.

We’ll be addressing the limits of buying power, its roots in Cold War liberalism, and how media’s promotion of the myth crowds out more radical political analysis.

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Jun 08

The Myth of Black Buying Power w/ Dr. Jared Ball

Black political figures from DuBois to Garvey have embraced the notion that Black America’s combined “buying power”, if harnessed correctly, would be a revolutionary force. But is this true? Morgan State University Professor Dr. Jared Ball joins us to discuss this issue from his new book “The Myth of Black Buying Power”.

We’ll be addressing the limits of buying power, its roots in Cold War liberalism, and how media’s promotion of the myth crowds out more radical political analysis.

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Apr 13

The Public Health Hustle (Part 1) – Africa, Bill Gates and the Politics of Expertise

The light of the COVID-19 epidemic, the public is relying on public health experts for guidance. But the moment raises several questions.

What is the history of public health expertise? Who benefits from western nations controlling third world health infrastructure? In the first part of of this investigation, we reveal the dangers of Eurocentric expertise, showing that public health philanthropy can serve as a tool of social control.

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