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What if the Big Cheese Had Been White?

If race were the only issue, there would be much less hyperventilation about Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.‘s unpleasant run-in with the criminal justice system. The debate is also about power and entitlement.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009 READ MORE


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McCain’s Mob

Are we witnessing the re-emergence of the far right as a power in American politics? Has John McCain, inadvertently perhaps, become the midwife of a new movement built around fear, xenophobia, racism and anger?

Posted on Oct 13, 2008 READ MORE

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What’s the Opposite of a Class Act?

Rudy Giuliani answered that question Wednesday with a despicable performance in front of the Republican National Convention. The former U.S. attorney said he learned as a lawyer “if you don’t have the facts, you gotta change ‘em.” Clearly, it’s a lesson he absorbed, filling his vindictive speech with distortions and cheap shots.

Posted on Sep 3, 2008 WATCH & LISTEN

Brits and Bush Divided on Lebanon

According to The Times (of London), British officials dispute the effectiveness of Israel?s bombing campaign and warn of a potential backlash.

Posted on Jul 20, 2006 READ MORE

Acceptance of Gay Marriage Up, Poll Finds

Fifty-one percent still oppose it, but that’s down from 63% two years ago.

Posted on Mar 23, 2006 READ MORE

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