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Bernie Sanders Launches 'Our Revolution'

On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Julie Hurwitz, an attorney who was a Sanders delegate to the DNC rules committee, and Anoa Changa, digital organizers with African Americans for Bernie, to discuss the launch of the organization Our Revolution.

Is UK's Jeremy Corbyn a Trotskyist? Seriously

[Kenneth Ackerman is the author of the new TROTSKY in NEW YORK, 1917: A Radical on the Eve of Revolution.] So you think American politics are nutty in this year of Donald Trump? Well, we are not alone. Take a look at someplace else in...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 24, 1778: General Orders,

George Washington: _[General Orders][]_: [General Orders]: >Parole Framingham—C. Signs Fez—France. >Brigade returns of all the horses in each Regiment and by whom kept to be made out immediately and delivered in to the orderly Office by 12 ôClock tomorrow. >The honorable the Congress have been pleased to agree to...

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 22, 1778: Battle of Rhode Island

Wikipedia: _[Battle of Rhode Island][]_: [Battle of Rhode Island]: >Since d'Estaing's fleet outnumbered Howe's, the French admiral, fearful that Howe would be further reinforced and eventually gain a numerical advantage, reboarded the French troops, and sailed out to do battle with Howe on August 10. As the two fleets...

Hard Working Americans Remember Michael Houser, Bring Out Peter Buck at Revolution Hall (SHOW REVIEW)

Revolution Hall welcomed a real live rock n roll show Wednesday night as the Hard Working Americans (HWA) came to town on their Cavalcade Of Chaos Tour, with the Mother Hips in tow. There were a few feelings of trepidation among Portland...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 11, 1778: George Washington to Henry Laurens,

George Washington: _To Henry Laurens][]_: >White Plains August 11th 1778 >Sir-- >I take the liberty of transmitting to Congress the Inclosed Letter, which I just now received from the pay Master General. They will perceive by it, that the Military Chest is entirely exhausted, and, that a third of the...

The gene therapy revolution is coming. Will the US get left behind?

US lawmakers have saddled American biotech with another legal restriction, and scientists are only partially engaging with this looming medical and economic problem.

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 4, 1778: An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatly, Ethiopian Poetess

Jupiter Hammon: _[An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatly, Ethiopian Poetess, in Boston,][]_ who came from Africa at eight years of age, and soon became acquainted with the gospel of Jesus Christ: >O Come you pious youth! adore The wisdom of thy God, In bringing thee from distant shore, To learn...

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 3, 1778: Cruger's Wharf Fire

_[New York][]_: >Another great fire happened on the 3d of August, 1778, on Cruger's Wharf, in which there were about fifty houses consumed. The cause of so many houses being burned at this time was, the military officers taking the ordering and directing of the fire from the firemen. >The...

Podcast #223: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and Valiant Ambition

In the history of the American Revolution, two figures stand in stark contrast to each other: George Washington and Benedict Arnold. In the American imagination, Washington is elevated as an example of sterling character, while Arnold is ostracized to the seventh layer of Dante’s hell.  But what few Americans know is at the start of […]

Latest Massachusetts Dustup Over AR-15s Shows Gun Nation Isn't Ready To Talk Sensibly

As we all know, the American Revolution began when a group of colonials exchanged fire with British troops in Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1776. You can visit the battlefield today, it's a national monument beautifully kept by the U.S. Show More Summary

McDonald’s and the quiet revolution in food and agriculture

McDonald's has been leading the way in adopting more humane animal welfare policies; unleashing competitive pressures that will bring down the curtain on cage confinement in American animal agriculture. Photo by iStockphoto Today, McDonald’s...Show More Summary

China, Not Silicon Valley, Is Cutting Edge in Mobile Tech

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

American tech companies study Chinese users and apps as a smartphone revolution changes how people interact, buy products and manage their money.

Trump Frets November Election Is ‘Rigged’ Since He Might Not Win

Donald Trump is already preparing for the revolution that must surely be sparked if Americans fail to vote for him.

Liveblogging the American Revolution: July 30, 1778

_[Continental Congress][]_: >The committee to whom was referred the petition of Richard Marven and Samuel Shaw, brought in a report, which was taken into consideration; >Whereupon, >Resolved, That it is the duty of all persons in the service of the United States, as well as all other the inhabitants thereof,...

‘Bernie or Bust’ is a Risk Many Americans with Undocumented Relatives Can’t Take

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

When loyal supporters of unsuccessful Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say they will not vote for Hillary Clinton, it’s usually for one of two reasons: Either they believe in Sanders’ political revolution and want to use t… Read The post ‘Bernie or Bust’ is a Risk Many Americans with Undocumented Relatives Can’t Take appeared first on Towleroad.

America Needs Revival, Revolution, Rebirth, in That Order, Authors Say (Part 1)

God is at the core of America's founding political documents, says Pastor Wallace Henley and former politician Tom DeLay in their new book, Revival! Revolution! and Rebirth! which is part personal story, part American history, and part policy prescription grounded in the Judeo-Christian worldview.

This Day In Naval History: July 27

1776 - During the American Revolution, the Continental brig, Reprisal, commanded by Capt. Lambert Wickes, transports the newly appointed commercial and naval agent, William Bingham, to Martinique.

Flags at the DNC

The Daily Caller noticed that there were no American flags waving at the Democrat National Convention the first night. Our buddy, Tania found a North Korean flag; Some Che stuff with the Bolivian colors (where Che’s last revolution ended); Someone even found a Palestinian flag; We should probably be thankful that there are no ISIS […]

AMC Cancels Turn, but Will Give It One More Season to Finish the Revolution

AMC is ending the revolution, but not without a bang. It's a bit of good news, bad news for Turn: Washington's Spies, AMC's drama about the American Revolution, as the network said the series will end after its just-announced fourth season. Ten new episodes will air in 2017. The series is based on... Read More > Other Links From TURN: Washington's Spies Jamie Bell

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