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US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Nazism

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States says it was one of three countries to vote against a U.N. resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism. The resolution entitled “Combating glorification of Nazism, Neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fueling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance,” was approved by the U.N.’s human rights committee on Friday with 131 in favor, 3 against.

U.S. In Dramatic Decline, No Longer A Superpower?

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States is in a "dramatic decline" and cannot be considered as a superpower anymore but it desperately struggles to reclaim its previous position in the international scene, says a senior Iranian political commentator.

America Behind The UN’s Refusal To Accept Responsibility For Haiti’s Cholera...

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations likely refused to accept legal responsibility for a cholera outbreak that it caused in Haiti that has killed thousands in the past six years because it was a position pressed by the United States, an independent U.N. investigator said on Tuesday. Haiti was free of cholera until 2010, when U.N. peacekeepers dumped infected sewage into a river. Since then, more than 9,000 people have died of the disease, which causes uncontrollable diarrhea, and more than 800,000 people have fallen ill.

Donald Trump: No Black Presidents For A While Because Of Obama

AFRICANGLOBE - Donald Trump thinks the United States will not see another Black president for some time because Barack Obama has "set a very poor standard," the racial arsonist, loud mouth, entertainer and Republican presidential candidate told ABC News on Sunday.

Killer Cops And The War On Black America

AFRICANGLOBE - As Frederick Douglass said, “for revolting barbarity and shameless hypocrisy, America reigns without a rival.” The United States produced a bumper crop of what Billie Holiday would call “Strange Fruit,” in March: at least 111 bodies, the majority of them unarmed Black men, shot down by police in the blood-fertilised streets of American cities.

1 In 13 Black Adults Prohibited From Voting In The United...

AFRICANGLOBE - One out of every 13 African-Americans is prohibited from casting a ballot in the United States. These men and women lost their right to vote because of felony convictions.

Police Violence Spreads In United States

AFRICANGLOBE - In reality, a police badge is effectively a licence to kill in the US. In working-class communities throughout the country, the police effectively function as judge, jury, and executioner, brutalising, arresting and killing workers and Black people with impunity. The growth of police violence, which according to government statistics has hit the highest levels in decades, parallels the dramatic expansion of social inequality in the US.

Who Owns The Federal Reserve?

AFRICANGLOBE - “Some people think that the Federal Reserve Banks are United States Government institutions. They are private monopolies which prey upon the people of these United States for the benefit of themselves and their foreign customers; foreign and domestic speculators and swindlers; and rich and predatory money lenders.”

Nigeria’s War Against Boko Haram Sabotaged By The United States

AFRICANGLOBE - Recent reports in leading Nigerian newspapers indicated that Washington is not cooperating in the war against Boko Haram but is actually sabotaging the Nigerian government. The U.S. has refused to provide arms to Nigeria and has blocked a recent sale of helicopters from the State of Israel.

Arming The Enemy: Egypt Receives 10 Apache Helicopters From U.S.

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt received 10 Apache helicopters from the United States in the past week, security sources said on Saturday, considered a sign of easing tensions between the long-time allies confronting militancy across the region.

U.S. And Cuba To Resume Diplomatic Relations

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than a half-century, American officials said Wednesday.

Obama In Post-Black America

AFRICANGLOBE - Many Americans, but Blacks in particular, expected that great achievements would follow from the election of Barack Obama. While few, if any, expected that the race problem would disappear, quite a few expected the fulfilment of Martin Luther King’s dream. It was assumed that “freedom” had finally come, and that Jim Crow and the colour bar would be anachronisms of the past. There is now a great deal of disappointment among some naive Black folk.

China Officially Became The World’s Largest Economy, Ahead Of The U.S.

AFRICANGLOBE - China officially became the world’s largest economy, ahead of the United States, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). For the first time since 1872, the United States of America loses their position as the leading world economic power in favor of China. It’s the end of 142 years of American supremacy.

Justice For Michael Brown Will Be Fought For & Won On...

AFRICANGLOBE - The failure of the St. Louis County grand jury to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown shows that white supremacy and racism are embedded within the so-called ‘justice system’ in the United States.

Africa’s Latest False Choice

AFRICANGLOBE - The idea that Africa must once again choose between two competing blocs – Chinese and the Western – has become widespread among Western strategists, think tanks, and journalists. Reducing African options to such a crude choice conjures the specter of a new “Great Game,” with foreign powers once again carving up the continent for their benefit.

Nigeria Slams US For Blocking Arms Sales Needed To Fight Boko...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's ambassador to Washington has blasted the United States for refusing to sell his country the weapons needed to deliver "the killer punch" to defeat Boko Haram. "We find it difficult to understand how and why in spite of the US presence in Nigeria with their sophisticated military technology Boko Haram should be expanding and becoming more deadly," Adefuye said.