William Obando

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Black Progressives, It's Time to Unite Against Establishment Politics

The post was originally published on www.blackandwordy.com<p>The Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee (CBC PAC) has endorsed Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and by the way in which it did so has demonstrated its propensity to play establishment politics.<p>An endorsement in …

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NASA Space Travel Posters

An illustrated poster series that gives us a vision of the future of NASA’s space tourism.<p>Inspired by their commissioned work for NASA Jet Propulsion …

This photographer creates amazing imaginary worlds out of everyday food items

The Seattle based photographer is the mastermind behind "Big Appetites," a photo series and book that combines miniature human figures with foods to create life-like scenes.<p>From a man pushing a snowblower through piles of powdered donuts to a family camping trip under a broccoli forrest, Boffoli's …

An Artist Discovers His Black Heritage Through Photography

German-born photographer Zun Lee documents the special non-special moments of black family life.<p>In his late thirties, Zun Lee discovered that he was not the son of two Korean immigrants to Frankfurt, Germany, as he had believed for most of his life. He was the son of one Korean immigrant—his …

Poll: most voters say they're open to a political revolution to redistribute wealth

Bernie Sanders wants a political revolution. And most Americans think one might be necessary, according to a new poll conducted by Morning Consult and Vox.<p>Fifty-four percent of respondents to our online poll — which reached a sample of 1,884 registered voters nationally from Friday, January 29, …

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Every Bernie Sanders Supporter Should Read This Today

Without Black women like former Ohio state Senator Nina Turner, I wouldn’t be giving Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders the time of day. If you don’t …

We’re ignoring an American apocalypse: While everyone obsesses about Trump, the middle class is still rapidly dying

<b>(CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The presidential election is certainly important, but in our horse race fervor we’ve forgotten what really matters<p>Robert Hennelly<p>February 3, 2016 5:30pm (UTC)<p>As the actual voting starts for 2016 it is critical we not just fixate on the horse race, but also on …

Sanders: Clinton is 'funded by Wall Street'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders on Wednesday hammered Hillary Clinton's super PAC's fundraising haul, playing up his $3.5 million in individual contributions following the Iowa caucuses.<p>The Vermont senator called Clinton part of "establishment politics and establishment economics" in an interview with CNN's …

Bernie Sanders Will Save America From Becoming a 'Coin Flip Democracy'

According to an <i>Intercept</i> article titled <i>Private Prison Lobbyists Are Raising Cash for Hillary Clinton</i>, "As immigration and incarceration issues become central to the 2016 presidential campaign, lobbyists for two major prison companies are serving as top fundraisers for Hillary Clinton."<p>Yes, private …

No, Bernie Sanders can’t overcome GOP obstructionism. Here’s why that shouldn’t matter

<b>Bernie Sanders (AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>The deck is stacked against Sanders’ legislative vision. That doesn’t mean his vision isn’t of vital importance<p>Bob Cesca<p>February 2, 2016 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Much has been said and written about Bernie Sanders' ambitious legislative agenda, especially now with his closer …

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Bernie Sanders Won Iowa's Political Momentum and Shattered Clinton's Inevitability Myth

Winning the Iowa Caucus catapults presidential candidates into national prominence, and in this case, Bernie Sanders was able to win a crucial victory, even with a "virtual tie." Sanders battled a political machine capable of raising billions, and still won immense political momentum, while …