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Bernie Sanders: Savior or Seducer of the Anti-War Left?

Posted by in politics, Violence

by HOWARD LISNOWFF, Counterpunch Ashley Smith’s “A Socialist in the Senate? The Unfortunate Truth about Bernie Sanders,” (November 15, 2006) tells the tale of how the political Left gets thrown under the relentless wheels of the military-industrial complex by supporting candidates who do not consistently serve the interests of peace. The decimation of the forces for peace is predictable as they are sacrificed and offered up to the gods of electoral politics. The marginalization in each electoral cycle of the Left is a testament to how relentless the political/economic system…read more

Baltimore rage is shocking? Get real.

Posted by in Commentary, Rights, Violence

LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University. He is a fellow at the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, and his commentary has been recognized by the Online News Association, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. Follow him on Twitter @locs_n_laughs. The opinions expressed in this commentary, which is adapted from an earlier article, are solely those of the author. (CNN) Jacob Lawrence’s groundbreaking work, “The Migration of the Negro,”…read more

“We Saw Your Boobs” celebrates rape on film

Posted by in Rights, Violence

[I guess I’m lucky that I didn’t see most of the show. I did see people groan at the Lincoln joke. I guess the line of acceptability falls between jokes  about dead presidents and rape. –RS]   Hey, Seth MacFarlane, did you know many of those “boob” scenes you sang about were depictions of sexual assault? BY KATIE MCDONOUGH, at Seth MacFarlane during the Oscars on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Credit: AP/Chris Pizzello) Seth MacFarlane has made millions off being an immature man-child. In fact, it was the…read more