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7:49 AM / Friday February 24, 2017

Commentary

We’ve Got Issues

February 17, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  (Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch) According to a coalition of community groups, Pennsylvania doesn’t have a friend in Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. By Denise Clay When President Donald Trump announced that he had chosen Judge Neil Gorsuch to be his nominee for the Supreme Court seat that’s sat vacant since the…

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Cultural Coach: Social bias still in the workplace

February 17, 2017

By Linda Wallace It took a few painful years for me to stumble upon a remarkable discovery: Not everything bad that happens to me occurs because my skin is brown. On the contrary, I find that the fact I am female seems to matter considerably in the business world. On two occasions, supervisors offered me…

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The Democratic National Committee’s challenge – how to win in the Trump era

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  (Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle) By Earl Ofari Hutchinson The Democratic National Committee was by any standard a wreck and a ruin during the 2016 presidential campaign. It got pounded for misstep after misstep, which included: poor, and disconnected leadership, leaked emails, gross favoritism, petty infighting, blatant manipulation of the primaries, and gross…

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Billionaire Bob Johnson calls for Independent Black Political Party in exclusive interview (part two)

February 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Robert Johnson By Jim Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com One of the post-election highlights for me was the meeting between Donald Trump and Bob Johnson.  Billionaire to billionaire, Democrat to Republican, Black to White, businessman to businessman, capitalist to capitalist, meeting on a relatively even playing field to discuss some of the “what now issues” was…

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Billionaire Bob Johnson calls for Independent Black Political Party in exclusive interview (part one)

February 3, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Robert Johnson By Jim Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com One of the post-election highlights for me was the meeting between Donald Trump and Bob Johnson.  Billionaire to billionaire, Democrat to Republican, Black to White, businessman to businessman, capitalist to capitalist, meeting on a relatively even playing field to discuss some of the “what now issues” was…

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Guest Commentary: Congratulations, America! You’ve elected an actual fascist president

January 28, 2017

It finally happened here—but there’s still time to save the best of our country. By Chauncey DeVega / Salon alternet.com America’s increasingly abnormal politics have now surrendered to dystopia. Donald Trump, a serial liar, narcissist, failed businessman, political con artist, adulterer, professed grabber of women’s genitals without their permission, man who does not read, ignoramus,…

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Guest Commentary: Nail Obama’s executive orders, nail Obama’s legacy

January 28, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Dave Granlund, Politicalcartoons.com By Earl Ofari Hutchinson A year before his swearing in as President Donald J. Trump vowed that he would go after what he called then-President Obama’s executive orders. Or, as he crudely put it, his “illegal and overreaching executive orders.” He repeatedly came back to that threat on the campaign…

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February 17, 2017

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February 19, 2017

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