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The biggest post-election losers… Or, six old white men that need to be set adrift on ice floes

Bobby Jindal, the Republican Governor of Louisiana, when asked a few days ago to reflect on the election, said, “We cannot be, we must not be, the party that simply protects the rich so they get to keep their toys.” Sure, he’s probably lying, but I still think it’s safe to say that this comment, […]

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Glen Ford discusses the origins of the corporate assault on public education, and the role of black political leaders

A few weeks ago, in post about the complete dismantling of public education as we know it in Philadelphia, I quoted a publication called the Black Agenda Report. The article that I’d excerpted, as you may recall, dealt primarily with the curious silence of black civil rights leaders. Here, for those of you who might […]

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Is this racist?

Remember that Obama impersonator I told you about a few days ago, who the folks at FOX News paid to fake debate Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson? Well, he’s back. This same impersonator – a guy by the name of Reggie Brown – appeared this weekend in New Orleans, at the Republican Leadership Conference. Here […]

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I wish Obama spoke this way all the time

According to what we’re being told, Obama did not know that these comments were being taped on Thursday night, as he addressed a group of high-dollar campaign donors in Chicago. According to the LA Times, “the late-night remarks were accidentally piped back into the White House press room, where a couple of diligent reporters heard […]

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