26 Oct 2011

Occupy Oakland and the “Post Racial” Repression of the Obama Era

While President Obama was telling the small crowd at a $7500-a-plate fundraiser in San Francisco that “Change is possible,” Pooda Miller was across the bay trying to get her plate back from the Oakland Police Department. “They came, pulled out rifles, shot us up with tear gas and took all our stuff,” said Miller

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23 Jul 2009

Our Man In Honduras

Lanny Davis,names his Honduran clients –the same powerful Hondurans behind the military coup–and explains why he’s “proud” to represent them.

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19 Jun 2009

Sotomayor and the Long March of Puerto Rican History

Lost in debates about Sotomayor’s “ethnic allegiances” and what they consider the story of her rise from poverty, are the contributions of the silenced majority living in and beyond the Bronxdale projects: the Puerto Rican community whose political thought and action made Sotomayor’s rise possible.

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27 May 2009

Sotomayor’s Confirmation Hearings Will be a Trial — for the GOP

As she faces what is already expected to be a host of hostile questions from the Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in her confirmation hearings, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s first nominee to the Supreme Court, should remember one thing: that it is not she who will be on trial, but the Republican Party.

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