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Why Was Crawford, Texas Not Politicized Like Chicago Has Been?

Recently, I was sitting down with my friend Angi, and we were talking about how much it bothers us that Chicago is being exploited and politicized all in an effort to somehow get at Obama. That this will somehow undermine the President by hyping up our crime. The logic is flawed and a failed one, …

After mapping ocean floor, crews renew search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Six months ago, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared with 239 passengers on board after departing from Kuala Lumpur. After an initial frantic search to find the Boeing 777's black boxes before their batteries petered out, rescue crews called off efforts and began a major undertaking to map the …

Cornel West: “The state of Black America in the age of Obama has been one of desperation, confusion and capitulation”

The leading scholar indicts the president — and Black leadership and the media for not calling out his failures<p>The great irony of our time is that in the age of Obama the grand Black prophetic tradition is weak and feeble. Obama’s Black face of the American empire has made it more difficult for …

For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded

In July, President<p>Obamastood on an outdoor stage before a crowd of 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade Technical College.<p>The president had just begun a new campaign-style speech when a man in the crowd, standing less than 50 feet away, interrupted with loud cries. "Antichrist!" the man yelled. …

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The economy still sucks: Economist Stephanie Kelton on why we can’t declare victory just yet

<b>A vacant home on West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan. (Reuters/Rebecca Cook)</b><p>Despite what the media says, it’s still a mess out there — and now there’s reason to worry more bad news is coming<p>Elias Isquith<p>October 4, 2014 10:30am (UTC)<p>Coming on the heels of not only a triumphal speech from …