Jul 21, 2020
With a massive uprising in the US against systemic racism and the authoritarian police state, the government and corporate foundations have mobilized a counterinsurgency strategy to try to contain the Black liberation movement and co-opt it into a liberal direction that the Democratic Party can digest.
Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with Professor Jared Ball about the co-option of the George Floyd uprising.
We also address how the corporate media weaponizes allegations of anti-Semitism against Black nationalist activists. Max and Jared talk about Black-Jewish relations and a provide larger, more nuanced context that is often left out of these conversations.
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Jared's website: imixwhatilike.org
(Episode recorded on July 16, 2020)