The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

From The Real News: JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was widely condemned for recently saying, "The lack of compromise led to the Civil War." JOHN KELLY: Now it's different today but the lack of an ability to compromise led to …

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Key Takeaways from Trump and the 2016 Presidential Election

2016 was certainly the most instructive year in my personal political history. Here are some of my favorite takeaways from the 2016 presidential election. 1) The Media is Not Interested in Reporting Actual News Remember the awkward Megan Kelly and Trump interview? Trump: They say that I've has at leas 2 billion dollars worth of …

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Israel’s Role in Containing “Irresponsible and Radical Elements in Certain Arab States”

Some important notes regarding the recent UN Security Council resolution regarding Israeli settlements. In May 1973, before the oil crisis erupted, the Senate's ranking oil expert, Senator Henry Jackson, emphasized "the strength and Western orientation of Israel on the Mediterranean and Iran [under the Shah] on the Persian Gulf," two "reliable friends of the United …

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“If you don’t like it, you can get out!” – A Response

"If you don't like it, you can get out!" - How many times have you heard this phrase? I get it all the time. The first thing to note is that, with that "argument", you can defend every perversity known to man.  That alone should point out the rank falsehood of the statement. The statement …

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How the Luxuries of Modern Life Breed Political Tribes

Politics has never seemed more tribal. In America, it’s Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton. In Europe, it’s the Europhiles vs the Eurosceptics. In Turkey, it’s the Islamists vs the secularists. In the US, Australia and Europe, the gap between liberals and conservatives, the left and the right is widening. Look at social media, and it …

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“Hail Trump!” – Why Nazis Love The Donald

White nationalists have been caught on camera celebrating Donald Trump's victory with Nazi salutes. On November 19, 2016, the National Policy Institute held its annual conference in Washington D.C. Here is Richard Spencer of the National Policy Institute: "To be white is to be a striver, a crusader, an explorer, and a conqueror. We build, …

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Three Idiots and a Video – A Facebook Experience

I recently had one of the most interesting experiences on Facebook. There were so many elements to this exchange that I felt compelled to share it with the world. Let's start with the post itself. A "friend" shared a video of some guy ranting against the #americawasnevergreat hashtag. The first thing to note is that …

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