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Excessive wealth for some creates extreme poverty for others

Excessive wealth for some creates extreme poverty for others

Feb. 12 | A Timothy Egan New York Times editorial (Dec, 22, 2013) talks about a Montana wheat farmer who gets $300,000 a year in federal subsidies. He spends a month in Hawaii. The title of the editorial is “Good Poor, Bad Poor.” He also talks about a...

Ford Foundation’s new president: ‘This is not about our brand’

Ford Foundation’s new president: ‘This is not about our brand’

Dec. 27 | Favors ‘programs…informed by those affected whom we seek to empower’ Editor’s Note: In September, 2013, Darren Walker (DW) became the second African American and 10th president of the Ford Foundation, America’s second largest philanthropy...

Philippine disaster an opportunity for racist propaganda

Philippine disaster an opportunity for racist propaganda

Nov. 20 | The disaster in the Philippines brought by typhoon Yolanda (their name for Haiyan) exposes the weakness of a civilization built on the principle of profit above people. The system that celebrates the free market — which in reality ain’t so free...

New Fed chair must be a proponent of Main Street

New Fed chair must be a proponent of Main Street

Sep. 25 |               By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “The Federal Reserve Chairman is not only one of the most important economic policymakers in America, he or she is one of the most important policymakers...

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Jan. 9 |     By Marc Morial Guest Commentator   “If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder...

The rulers’ goal is to put ya’ll back in chains

The rulers’ goal is to put ya’ll back in chains

Aug. 29 |   “He’s going to let the big banks write their own rules, unchain Wall Street. They are going to put ya’ll back in chains,” said Joe Biden in remarks that have stirred controversy. The Obama administration has stuck by and backed Biden’s...

Black athlete manifesto:  Can today’s players take a stand for Black consciousness?

Black athlete manifesto: Can today’s players take a stand for Black consciousness?

Mar. 7 |     Are today’s Black athletes that oblivious to their history? Many either don’t know or don’t want to know when Black athletes were consistent targets for the then-and-still-majority-White media. Times, they say, are different now...