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how do you spell racist?: U!-S!-A! [or: the new jim crow and the grand jury's decision not to indict]

It seems strange that the week that is supposed to be about giving thanks opened on such a sour note. To wish people, “Happy Thanksgiving!,” in the face of so much brokenness feels odd. 1,265 more words


#6 "It is Officially Open Season on Black Folks": Legal Expert Decries Handling of Wilson Grand Jury"

Aired November 25, 2014 on Democracy Now

Vincent Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights talks about the Grand Jury clearing Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO. 12 more words



Nov. 24, 2014  By Jack Jodell  (in association with Fair and Unbalanced,com – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column).

Happy Thanksgiving week to all of you! 321 more words


"You are cutting our breathing air": Palestinians in Jerusalem under persistent harassment

“You are cutting our breathing air”: Palestinians in Jerusalem under persistent harassment

I simply can’t imagine how Palestinians survive this never-ending suffocation without collectively combusting. … 213 more words


Democracy Now! guest portrayed as Illegal immigrant turns out to be educated CEO with daughter in private school

As you read this please remember that this is more of a case-study in political dishonesty than an exposé. Treat this story as reason for everyone to make their first reaction one of caution and not sympathy. 1,253 more words