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A Picture a Day June, 6/27

President Bill Clinton speaks at the Hotel Bethlehem on behalf of Hillary’s campaign in March of 2008. In the lower left corner, you see me.

Picture A Day June

Manningham Leader - Mixing with the global elite

In 2008 I attended the Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. and New York City. I reflected on these experiences in a feature on young leaders engaging in the community in the Manningham Leader, my local newspaper.

American Politics

Is the Helpless, Improvised African Narrative True? Or An Extension of White Supremacist Media

“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. 756 more words

Africa

A Picture a Day June, 6/4

October of 2008 on the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, the Bruce Springsteen played an acoustic set to rally supporters of then-Senator Barack Obama to get out and vote. We were feet away.

Picture A Day June

"Big Election Winner: Indy Media"

This article looked at Obama’s winning of the presidential election in 2008, and attributed some of his success to the power of the internet. Many of Obama’s voters were from the younger generation, which is most certainly at least partially due to the excessive amount of effort put into an online campaign platform. 210 more words

Independent Media

The working class is missing from US political discourse

One of the things I noticed in the 2008 US presidential campaign was everyone was appealing for the middle class vote. Presidential primary and general election debates were about how things were getting harder for the middle-class and the Republican or Democratic candidate who happen to be pitching for votes would stand up for the middle-class better than their competition in the presidential primary or general election at hand. 494 more words

Politics - USA