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View From Here: Romney/Ryan: A Dangerous Ticket

View From Here: Romney/Ryan: A Dangerous Ticket

🕔12:21, 16.Aug 2012

By David Mark Greaves Sound the alarms and gird your loins! These are the best of times because the battle for the nation’s soul has been joined. The so-called “boldness” of the Romney-Ryan presidential ticket, is really a euphemism for

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Guest View: Voter Suppression and John Roberts’ New World Order

Guest View: Voter Suppression and John Roberts’ New World Order

🕔13:04, 9.Aug 2012

By Bill Blum, Truthdig   As the presidential campaign heads for the stretch, the political and legal battles over voter suppression are also coming to a head. To understand the unfolding class warfare – and that’s exactly what it is

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View From Here: Unconscionable Acts of Violence

View From Here: Unconscionable Acts of Violence

🕔12:24, 9.Aug 2012

By David Mark Greaves On the Social Scene … Let’s be clear here: President Barack Obama must be re-elected and the thought of a Mitt Romney Presidency is enough to chill a soul, and yet the one percent — like

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View From Here: We Need Strategic Thinkers For a City Under Siege

View From Here: We Need Strategic Thinkers For a City Under Siege

🕔12:40, 26.Jul 2012

David Mark Greaves The mayor has been saying strong words on behalf of new gun laws.  He’s been loudly berating President Barack Obama and his opponent, chastising them for not calling for stronger gun control laws.  I take the mayor’s

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🕔10:55, 16.Jul 2012

We’ve taken Commissioner Kelly to task before because of his remarks and methods regarding policing in our neighborhood areas and here we go again. It is sad to see the city’s chief crime fighter so stunningly ignorant of the anti-violence

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View From Here:  On the Passing of a Media Warrior

View From Here: On the Passing of a Media Warrior

🕔08:40, 12.Apr 2012

Legendary television journalist Gil Noble,  passed to the other side April 5. And as producer and host of the beloved Like It Is, he took with him an awareness and love of the African Diaspora that I do not expect

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View From Here: Trayvon Martin / Stop-and-Frisk

🕔10:21, 22.Mar 2012

Listening to Trayvon Martin’s extended terrorized screams for help that can be heard in the background of a 911 caller, as Zimmerman tracked him and cornered him, or Ramarley Graham cowering in a corner of the bathroom while a policeman

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View From Here: Media in New York

🕔14:52, 22.Dec 2011

Gil Noble’s Like It Is was the institutional memory of African-American people. Noble had a Pan-African understanding of the world and worked tirelessly for the education and uplifting of African people, particularly those here in the States. Since Noble’s illness,

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View From Here: Occupy Wall Street

🕔10:11, 9.Oct 2011

If we take President Obama at his word when he challenged the Congressional Black Caucus to press on for fairness, then the Occupy Wall Street protests taking place across the country are exactly what the president is asking for and

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View From Here: Obama Talks Like A Democrat, Walks Like A Republican

View From Here: Obama Talks Like A Democrat, Walks Like A Republican

🕔16:07, 22.Aug 2011

When we look at President Barack Obama, it is easy to forget that he does not share the psycho-social heritage of the descendents of chattel slavery and that he was raised by white folks.  And while there is nothing wrong

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