David Duke is reported by Time magazine as repudiating Steve Scalise and saying: Continue reading David Duke, Scalise, Jews and… Nicki Minaj?
Gothamist put out a piece on a recent Bratton appearance where he “bemoans all the work it takes to explain police shooting Black men.” Here is an excerpt. Please go on to read the material from December for context. Bratton has gotten away for far too long with a public perception of him that is polar opposite of what he actually stands for. Continue reading UPDATED: Bratton: between #NYPD, de Blasio, and #BlackLivesMatter
When we think of economic downturns, we generally think of them as flat up or down. We are all familiar with terms like recession. That is what we are now very slowly getting out of. We know, from our parents and grandparents, what the utter devastation of a depression is. We know, from our most recent experience, the Great Recession, what that feels like. Some months back, a term was added to the economic conversation: secular stagnation. Though the concept isn’t a new one, it has recently been reintroduced. Continue reading Defining Secular Stagnation | Economics
George Stinney, Black Teen Executed In 1944, May Get New Trial
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Using the expression “blood on the hands,” Pat Lynch, the head of the NYPD’s largest union, blamed Eric Garner protesters as well as his own mayor for the murder of two of his fellow officers. Never once did Lynch pause in his tirade to mention what, in the first place, led to the protests or his union’s part in fomenting civil unrest. Continue reading Analysis: “Blood on the hands…” | #BlackLivesMatter
Pretending that everything is normal while everything is crashing around you. Continue reading Pretending to be normal
9 10, 2014
After a day like
today yesterday, I still love America. Continue reading I love America, even today
Long range acoustic devices (LRADs) have been previously implemented by police at protests throughout the world.
Thursday night at about 1am, at the intersection of 57 East and Madison Avenue in Manhattan—a populated area about four blocks from Columbus Circle—the NYPD used a Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) to disperse about 100 protesters who were on the streets.