Archive for January, 2009

Jan 29 2009

Subversive Historian – 01/29/09

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Eric Drooker The Bear River Massacre by Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman

One-hundred and forty-six years ago on this day in people’s history, the Bear River Massacre occurred. On January 29th, 1863, hundreds of volunteer militiamen from California attacked Northwestern Shoshone Indians camped along the convergence of Bear River and Beaver Creek. Prior to the violence, white Mormon …

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Jan 28 2009

January 28, 2009

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“The young, free to act on their initiative, can lead their elders in the direction of the unknown.” — Margaret Mead …

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Jan 28 2009

Police Brutality and State Violence: How Communities are Coping

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Last October, the ACLU of Southern California released a report titled “Racial Profiling and the LAPD”. This report was conducted by Prof. Ian Ayers from Yale Law School and Yale School of Management. The results of this study raise grave concerns that African Americans and “Hispanics” are over stopped, over frisked and over arrested, compared to Whites. …

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Jan 28 2009

New Study Looks at Media, Hate Speech and Hate Crimes

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In an interview on Fox News Sunday, former President George W. Bush offered advice to his party on how to retool itself in the wake of last November’s elections. In order to remain competitive, Bush urged his fellow Republican Party members not to become definitively “anti-immigrant” in favor of being open-minded. The objectives the former President laid …

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Jan 28 2009

Youth Activism and Obama

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A key component to Barack Obama’s ascendancy to the Presidency last week, was the decisive electoral backing he received from young voters. According to a post-election analysis conducted by Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, a record number of twenty-three million young people under the age of thirty voted in last November’s election. …

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Jan 28 2009

Subversive Historian – 01/28/09

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Eric Drooker Magoon leaves Cuba by Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman

Exactly one-hundred years ago on this day in people’s history, the United States withdrew its forces from the Cuba. On January 28th, 1909, Charles Edward Magoon formerly ended his pseudo-constitutional governorship, imbued with absolute authority on the Caribbean island nation. The end of his military rule was …

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Jan 27 2009

January 27, 2009

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“For the ignorance of the public is the real capital of monopoly.” — Henry Demarest Lloyd …

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Jan 27 2009

The Tyranny of Oil: The World’s Most Powerful Industry – And What We Must Do to Stop It

With oil prices nowhere near their summertime highs, the Iraqi government has decided to further reduce its federal budget for 2009 including spending on reconstruction. Iraqi government officials recently told the associated press that spending will be cut by a third and rebuilding efforts in the war-torn occupied country will be slashed by forty percent. The disclosures, made ahead of this weekend’s provincial elections in Iraq, …

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Jan 26 2009

World Economic Forum Set to Commence Amidst Global Financial Crisis

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Business and political elites will be gathering this week in Davos, Switzerland amid a global financial crisis for the annual World Economic Forum. As the U.S. economic recession continues to have a domino-effect around the world, this year’s meeting has set high goals for government leaders and financial experts to promptly respond to the situation at hand. …

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Jan 26 2009

President Obama’s First Week in Office

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It has almost been one week since Barack Obama took the oath of office and became the forty-fourth President of the United States. Since that time, he has signed a number of executive orders, including setting a one-year deadline for closing Guantanamo prison, in his first days in office. Ahead of seeking passage of his economic stimulus …

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