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Where in the World is Ulysses S. Grant During Reconstruction?

A few days ago the distinguished Columbia University historian Eric Foner wrote a fine piece on the relevancy of Reconstruction to the United States today. Foner neatly summarizes a lifetime of Reconstruction scholarship in the essay and convincingly argues that as long as society continues to discuss, debate, and define the meaning of U.S. 1,016 more words


Hillary Clinton and corporate feminism

by Kevin Young and Diana C. Sierra Becerra

Assuming Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, much of her popular support will be based on her image as an advocate of women’s rights. 3,174 more words

Workers' Rights

Denver Streets - Smedium City or Nah?

Denver is what I like to call a smedium city. The city isn’t nearly as big as an L.A. or Houston; it’s closer in population and size to Boston or Seattle. 702 more words

Make war, not love: USA not at war for only 21 years of its entire history

by Danios

Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of existence.   2,093 more words

Capitalist Ideology

Five Star Review : Not All Americans Are Racist

So happy to share the first 5 star review of  Not All Americans Are Racist

“Not All Americans Are Racist” is an honest, thought-provoking account of one black woman’s experience with racism after she came from Haiti at a young age and later on as she rose through college to get an education. 205 more words

Ta-Nehisi Coates in St. Louis

The above video shows a talk that journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates gave at Washington University in St. Louis on Wednesday, February 18. I had the distinct privilege of attending the talk (although finding my way through campus was a chore. 613 more words