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The Wretched of the Earth: Hidden Dimensions in Fanon’s Thought – Part 1, Economic Development

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The jury is still out as to whether the South American experiment with decolonization is real revolutionary change or just another version of capitalism dressed up in socialist garb. Read More »

Crimea a River – The West’s Reaction to Russia is Wrong

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Crimea is known as an "Autonomous Republic," which should mean it has a right to self determination. Read More »

The Ukrainian Crisis and the Possibility of War in Europe

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Russia won't give up its regional hegemony without a fight. Read More »

NBCNews.com – Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

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I really hope the powers that be who rule the NBCNews.com's Internet presence rethink their new design. Let me know if they do, and I'll come back. I promise. Read More »

The Government By the People Act: Making It Even Better

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The Government by the People Act has the potential to make it a lot easier for voters to make informed choices. We might even end up with a Congress worthy of our approval. Read More »

America’s Long-Term Unemployed Can No Longer Be Ignored

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Unemployment is not "Fun-employment." And to those that say otherwise, shame on you. Read More »

Little Substance in Obama’s State of the Union Speech

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Obama beat the proverbial dead horse on issues like gun control and immigration reform in an attempt to pander to his party and maintain relevance. Read More »

Dark History: Mexico’s Drug Cartels, Part 2

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Cartel conflict and politics took many twisted turns between the 1994 election of Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León and the emergence of the ultra-violent Zetas. Read More »

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Newly Discovered Recording Proves Ongoing Relevance of His Message

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Speaking at the Park Sheraton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan in September 1962, Dr. King spoke about the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Read More »

Dark History: Mexico’s Drug Cartels, Part 1

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Did 'Breaking Bad' pique your interest in the crime syndicates of Mexico? Read on. Read More »