Archive for January, 2011

Jan 27 2011

Black Agenda Report on Black Leaders And War

Black Agenda Report,Commentaries | Published 27 Jan 2011, 11:05 am | Comments Off on Black Agenda Report on Black Leaders And War -

Glen FordGlen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report. This week’s commentary is on Black Leaders And War.

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Jan 27 2011

January 27, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Jan 2011, 10:18 am | Comments Off on January 27, 2011 -

“In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end.” — Alexis de Toqueville …

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Jan 26 2011

January 27, 2011

Coming Up | Published 26 Jan 2011, 12:23 pm | Comments Off on January 27, 2011 -

We’ll go live to Egypt and to Lebanon to understand whether the Tunisia effect is indeed spilling over into the larger Arab world. My guests Alex Ortiz and Jackson Allers will give us an on-the-ground report, as well as analysis that American media miss. Plus, the Billionaire funders of the Tea Party are secretly gathering in Palm Springs this weekend to discuss their agenda – we’ll speak with Robert Reich. And this week’s Black Agenda …

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Jan 26 2011

Los Angeles Poverty Dept Recreates the Inhumanity of Prison in New Work

Featured Videos | Published 26 Jan 2011, 12:08 pm | Comments Off on Los Angeles Poverty Dept Recreates the Inhumanity of Prison in New Work -

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Jan 26 2011

Obama Short on Specifics, Long on Compromise

Feature Stories | Published 26 Jan 2011, 10:54 am | Comments Off on Obama Short on Specifics, Long on Compromise -

ObamaPresident Obama addressed Congress and the nation yesterday in his State of the Union Address. Speaking for about an hour, he referred to this being “our generation’s Sputnik moment,” announcing a relatively bold goal of adopting clean energy so that “[b]y 2035, 80 percent of America’s electricity will come from clean energy sources.” This went hand-in-hand with his call for …

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Jan 26 2011

Newly Formed Redistricting Committee Urges Public Input

Feature Stories | Published 26 Jan 2011, 10:53 am | Comments Off on Newly Formed Redistricting Committee Urges Public Input -

redistrictingCalifornia’s Citizen’s Redistricting Committee will soon begin the complex task of redrawing boundaries for the State Board of Equalization, State Legislative and Congressional districts. Redistricting follows any Census year, when population shifts are recorded and voting areas are redrawn to reflect changes. Traditionally redistricting is done by elected officials, who are notorious for gerrymandering, the practice of intentionally creating districts …

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Jan 26 2011

Los Angeles Poverty Dept Recreates the Inhumanity of Prison in New Work

Feature Stories | Published 26 Jan 2011, 10:52 am | Comments Off on Los Angeles Poverty Dept Recreates the Inhumanity of Prison in New Work -

LAPDAccording to a 2010 report by the Pew Center on the states, California has the second highest prison population in the nation after Texas. The golden state dropped to number two after leading the nation in inmate population in prior years. However prison overcrowding remains a serious and largely unmitigated issue. California’s correctional facilities are built to house 80,000 inmates. …

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Jan 26 2011

The Right Hook – 01/26/11

Commentaries,The Right Hook | Published 26 Jan 2011, 10:44 am | Comments Off on The Right Hook – 01/26/11 -

The Right HookThe Right Hook, a weekly segment which covers the machinations of the right wing, from the Republican Party to the Tea Party Patriots, and beyond. By Chris Bennett

The Right Hook, a weekly segment which covers the machinations of the right wing, from the Republican Party to the Tea Party Patriots, and beyond. By Chris Bennett
Glenn Beck …

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Jan 26 2011

January 26, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 26 Jan 2011, 10:23 am | Comments Off on January 26, 2011 -

Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo – obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.” — Angela Davis …

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Jan 25 2011

January 25, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 25 Jan 2011, 2:51 pm | Comments Off on January 25, 2011 -

“Revolution is not the uprising against preexisting order, but the setting up of a new order contradictory to the traditional one.” — Jose Ortega y Gasset …

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