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Democracy is a word in the United states used very freely and undoubtedly something everyone within this country believes is actively practiced within the confines of the 50 states that come together to make this great union. By definition democracy means, a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representative. Plainly speaking a nation governed by it’s citizens, whom may be elected to lead and may also elect their…See More
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FEATURE: Voter Suppression Is Very American

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:00am 1 Comment

Democracy is a word in the United states used very freely and undoubtedly something everyone within this country believes is actively practiced within the confines of the 50 states that come together to make this great union. By definition democracy means, a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representative. Plainly speaking a nation governed by it’s citizens, whom may be elected to lead and…

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ESSAY: Ferguson - Make It Count

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Ferguson. So much has been said. Yet there is still so much left to say. The voices of the masses often abstracted and assigned to the seemingly 1-Dimensional of the "black" or of the "poor" has been pushed to their breaking point. Yet again. Structural Racism and Police Brutality have an awful historical Intersection. And you better believe I mean this too in the present tense. This goes for Ferguson as it does…

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FEATURE: Edward E. Baptist's novel, 'The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism''

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

In a time where more and more people are in favor of reparations for slavery, Edward E. Baptist, a history professor at Cornell University has written a new piece of work on the slave trade and its impact on America's economic innovations: 'The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism' . In a recent interview with The New York Times, the writer states: “The idea that the…

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FEATURE: Jamie Kapp's comic strip on "White Privilege"

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Check out this funny comic strip regarding white privilege, illustrated by artist Jamie Kapp (via filmsforaction.org).

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