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How the billionaire Koch brothers are ghostwriting the American story to their own benefit

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Forward Progress in the Fight to End Global Hunger

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.

Books of The Times: Review: Jeffrey E. Stern’s ‘The Last Thousand’ Explores the Mission of a Struggling Afghan School

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 The Actual Malcolm X Called "Betrayers Of Black Interests" And Then Go Read Who Filled Negro Misappropriates Malcolm X's Carcass To Indict


Shonda Rhimes has it, so does Obama: What is cultural competence?

Now more than ever progressives need to connect to the New American Majority & fight Smart-Ass White-Boy Syndrome

Obama Says U.S. 'Should Be Proud' Of Economic Progress

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Obama says jobs report shows strength of American economy

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

The Character Of A Scoundrel Has No Depth Gauge. After Tricking The Negro In America To Vote For Social Justice, The Progressive Colonizer's Now Turn To The United Nations To Condemn The Treatment Of Blacks In American Public Schools

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

Americans don’t need single payer health care to get universal coverage

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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....

Where Do Americans Think the Economy Is Headed?

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.

Bastardized Political Labels

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

Mississippi Bill Requires Burials for Aborted Babies After Planned Parenthood Dumps Them in Landfills

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. […]

Justice Breyer’s Globalist Legal Agenda

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

Intel diversity stats show slow pace of progress

African American representation in the tech work force at Intel as a percentage was unchanged.        

The Evolution of a Young Classic — Backside Noseslides Down Black Hubba

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. […]

No. 1 Railroad Company Is A Top Rebound Candidate In 2016

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%

In the News

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

MoMA Expansion Scaled Back With Revised Timeline

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...

Illiberal Reformers, on Progressives and eugenics

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

But Whether the Doctor Would Get the Death Penalty Would be Left to the States!

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 […]

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