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WILLIAM GALSTON: Don’t Blame Trade for Slow Growth

Wall Street Journal — The North American Free Trade Agreement’s track record tells us little about today’s concerns.

Amid the din of controversy over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), there is wide agreement on one point: The North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) was a failure. 75 more words


Gaining a Global Perspective

I’m excited to see how international my readership has become. While more than half of folks who view my blog are located in the U.S. (whether that means they live there or are travelling), it’s also fun to see where else my readers are located I recall seeing: Argentina, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Brazil, Sweden, Germany, Japan, South Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Canada, the Faeroe Islands. 573 more words

American Culture

American Gossip-Walter Winchell

Anyone who has ever stood in line at a grocery store has seen them, the gossip rags.  Gossip about Hollywood stars goes back to the silent era.  851 more words

Brian McTamaney

African Americans Ain't Africans Radio Presents: The Anasazi

Tonight Ambassador RaDine Amen Ra returns as we trace the so called African American back to it’s Indigenous roots: The Anasazi Race. We will come to understand why the African American identity changes every generation, and why the African American is disconnected from their ancestral homeland and life, and why it is so difficult for the African American to understand reality. 10 more words


Frank Nitti

Frank Nitti (1886 to 1943) 

Frank Nitti was Al Capone’s first cousin and later became a good friend.  He was thirteen years older than Al and a member of the “Navy Street Gang” with Al Capone’s older brothers. 229 more words

American History

Martin Robison Delany

Martin Robison Delany (May 6, 1812 – January 24, 1885) was an African-American abolitionist, journalist, physician, and writer, arguably the first proponent of Martin Delany is considered to be the grandfather of Black nationalism. 2,679 more words