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The Case for an Open Cuba

*To the tune of American Pie*

A long, long time ago, I can’t even remember when, Cuba was not our enemy.

But then joined the Soviets, and we wouldn’t go for that…

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Warren Isn't on Cruz Control (Thankfully)

Conservative media outlets are furious.  Their claim: a liberally-biased double-standard.  Their evidence: the media lauding the actions of Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) opposing her party leadership to stand up for her principles.   549 more words

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Fighting for Freedom (for Banks)

If you have yet to see what your federal government is proposing in the omnibus spending bill to keep the government open, I suggest you… 348 more words

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The Impoverished Minimum Wage

When discussions regarding raising the minimum wage are attempted by lawmakers or pundits, the response seems to always outline one of the following talking points: 673 more words

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Never Read the Comments

The Washington Post published the results of a survey of White Americans last week, noting that progress on racial beliefs has improved drastically in some areas.   675 more words

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Rioting: Michael Brown Was the Last Straw, Not the Cause

There is no doubt that racism is still a problem in the United States. Whether it festers in minds or shows itself in unjust actions, it is still there. 427 more words

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The Burgeoning New Civil Rights Era

It’s ready for Hollywood.

The scene is set. Decades of growing inequality. Racially-prejudiced laws being passed in states throughout the country in the name of freedom.  798 more words

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