Progressives need to fight back with their own “metanarrative” against the tall tales of the right wing. By Michael Winship Gather round for the word of the day: metanarrative. Definitions vary but let’s say it’s one big narrative that connects the meaning of events to a belief thought...
The Super Bowl is a tradition that many Americans welcome as a high point in February after the memory of holiday celebrations has faded. And, as with many celebrations in the United States, family and friends gather and food features prominently -- from tables to tailgates.
Moral tension animates this portrait of Marefat, a progressive school for girls and boys of the Hazara minority that is endangered by the withdrawal of American troops.
LISTEN TO WHO MALCOLM X IS CALLING OUT AS "NEGRO LEADERS' - ALL OF WHOM HAVE DIRECT INFLUENCE UPON THE AMERICANIZED NEGROES AND THEN OBSERVE FILLED NEGRO'S LIST ONLY INCLUDES THOSE WHO THE BLACK PROGRESSIVE FUNDAMENTALIST COLONIZERSShow More Summary
Now more than ever progressives need to connect to the New American Majority & fight Smart-Ass White-Boy Syndrome
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday said the latest jobs report showing the unemployment rate at an eight-year low of 4.9 percent was a testament to the strength of the American economy. "We should be proud of the progress we've made," Obama told reporters in the White House briefing room. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama on Friday said the latest jobs report showing the unemployment rate at an eight-year low of 4.9 percent was a testament to the strength of the American economy. “We should be proud of the progress we’ve made,” Obama told reporters in the White House briefing...
Just a few days ago this blog condemned a Black American Female Activist for highlighting the story of the "100 Uganda Women" who broke rocks for $1 per day, sending $1,000 to Hurricane Katrina victims in America. Source: Within TheShow More Summary
Bernie Sanders, like a lot of progressives, conflates European-style health care with the UK system. But either his plan or Clinton’s can bring about real reform....
A new poll finds that despite progress, people are still spilt on how they feel about country’s financial health, and how much Obama has helped our hurt it.
As Senator Bernie Sanders and Secretary Hillary Clinton argue about who is a progressive, it illustrates that the American political class really doesn't understand the term. A progressive is defined by incremental change toward liberal ideas whether they be fiscal or social reform. Show More Summary
The Center for Medical Progress’s undercover investigation of Planned Parenthood opened millions of Americans’ eyes to what the abortion industry often does to babies’ bodies after they are aborted. In response to the videos, states have launched investigations and passed bills to protect aborted babies’ bodies from being sold or disposed of in inhumane ways. […]
At The New Criterion, I review Justice Stephen Breyer’s latest, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities. A sampling: How to explain the difference between progressive pretensions to “activate” liberty—i.e.,...Show More Summary
African American representation in the tech work force at Intel as a percentage was unchanged.
Blubba is approaching two decades as a marquee American skate obstacle. Spots don’t often last twenty years in our rapid progression, 7-Year-Old Girls Can Heelflip Down Stairs-era. If they do, people begin to run out of ideas. The noseslide wasn’t the first trick to get documented down Black Hubba — the honors belong to A.V.E. […]
Most sectors of the S&P 500 have been caught in the market sell-off lately, with all except utilities in the red for the year. The market rout has left one staple of American progress down 12%
Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Islamophobia] At Think Progress, Beenish Ahmed explains "Why It Matters That Obama Is Finally Visiting an American Mosque: Two-thirds of Republican voters polled and nearly half of all American voters said that they would favor a temporary ban on Muslim immigration to the U.S. Show More Summary
Two years after the Museum of Modern Art unveiled plans for its massive expansion (which included the controversial demolition of the much-beloved American Folk Art Museum building), it looks like some progress will finally be made. Construction will begin...
The subtitle of Thomas Leonard’s new and excellent book is the apt Race, Eugenics & American Economics in the Progressive Era. I take it you all know by now this is quite an ugly story, namely that both early progressives and late 19th...Show More Summary
Lemieux’s Law is that nobody in American politics actally cares about federalism. For a particularly good example, let us consider this from the Real Progressive Alternative in the race, Senator Rand Paul: WALLACE: Just 30 seconds to answer my specific question. Do you favor the idea that abortion should be a states’ rights issue and […]