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Has anyone visited the comment section of an MSN news story, which involved police brutality of blacks, or just blacks? If you have, you probably noticed an ill feeling in your gut as you read the ...
by TheLovingThinkingFighter
Comment Count 131 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:23 AM PDT with 215 Recommends
There are lies and there are big lies, and then are big piles of human excrement upon which perfume is sprayed in copious quantities to make them seem "pleasant"--but what is pleasant about a pile ...
by Alligator Ed
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 10:17 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Look, I don't know what we're supposed to do about our bullshit political system but it seems to me that it must start with facing up to the facts. Believing that this time, someone is actually ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 151 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 231 Recommends
If nothing else, today's conservative movement may be the greatest talking point generator in American history. Judging by the conservative choir now singing in unison, the aftermath of the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 04:54 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Students riot against the Vietnam War at the University of Minnesota, 1972. Link to video: http://on.fb.me/1IVHlMv This post is part of a series related to the documentary I am producing:
by Erik of Mpls
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 11:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
by rebeccahendin
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
In the United States, the colorline is a paradox. It is story of continuity and change. The colorline in the Age of Obama, and the post civil rights, era more broadly, are built upon a skeleton of ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Fathers absent from families. Break down of the family structure. Young men growing up without male role models in their lives. You can watch or read or hear it everywhere, both from the right, ...
by jamielswa
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:23 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
And so it begins. 6 officers indicted. The kindling has been lit and the embers are now in the wind. I wonder how far these beacons of light will spread? I wonder how many of us are willing to be ...
by Kyle Neven
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 06:27 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Ten years ago I published a study about race and incarceration in Baltimore, Maryland. I found that over half (52 percent) of the young African American men (aged 20 to 30) in Baltimore were under ...
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
When the media marginalized the nonviolence on the streets, it also blacked-out the expression of nonviolence as a radical call for justice and for systemic change.
by alyceejl
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
cross-posted at MN Progressive project The Democratic Party of the my senate district recently started a book club with the intention of focusing on messaging and explaining Democratic values (no, ...
by ericf
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Did you ever notice... .. the pundits would have the poor, working, and middle classes support trade deals because they're (supposedly) for everyone's good, even if the benefits will only trickle ...
by Boolean
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:59 AM PDT with 4 Recommends