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Jay D. Jurie :
Workers’ demonstrations at Magic Kingdom just opening salvo

Jay Jurie reports from the front lines of the labor movement. By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2017 ORLANDO, Florida — While representing over a third of workers in the middle of the 20th Century, … finish reading Jay D. Jurie :
Workers’ demonstrations at Magic Kingdom just opening salvo

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Jay D. Jurie :
Community between the anvil and the hammer

Police violence against African-American communities continues to be a commonplace feature of national life and must be seriously addressed. By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | July 7, 2015 The Black Panthers: Early proponents of Black Lives Matter … finish reading Jay D. Jurie :
Community between the anvil and the hammer

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Prof Jay D. Jurie & Texas NAACP Pres Gary Bledsoe on Trayvon Martin

Central Florida Prof. Jay D. Jurie, left, and Gary Bledsoe, president, Texas NAACP. Rag Radio podcast:The Rag Blog‘s Jay D. Jurie andAustin attorney Gary Bledsoeon the legacy of Trayvon Martin They discuss the trial, racial profiling, the ‘stand your ground’ … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Prof Jay D. Jurie & Texas NAACP Pres Gary Bledsoe on Trayvon Martin

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Jay D. Jurie : ‘Approved Killing’ in Florida

Emmett Till, left, and Trayvon Martin. Image from Tumblr. Intimations of Emmett Till: A ‘shocking story of approved killing’ in Florida Today the pre-1960s explicit racial ‘code’ has been supplanted by the implicit code upon which ‘profiling’ is based. By Jay … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : ‘Approved Killing’ in Florida

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Jay D. Jurie : ‘Weimar Moment’ or Chicken Little?

“Pillars of Society.” Painting by militantly anti-Nazi German Dadaist George Grosz, 1926, during the Weimar Republic. Image from Alpha History.It can’t happen here:A ‘Weimar moment’ or Chicken Little? Whether or not the U.S. is at a ‘Weimar moment,’ those who … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : ‘Weimar Moment’ or Chicken Little?

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Jay D. Jurie : A Free School for the 21st Century

The Professor, his own self. Graphic treatment by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.A free school for the 21st century:The Online University of the Left The OUL is dedicated to ‘changing our thinking, changing opinion, changing the world.’ By Jay … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : A Free School for the 21st Century

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Jay D. Jurie : Gotham and the Real World

Aurora, Colorado:Gotham and the real world Particularly when the economy is in decline and the political environment is in disarray, these suburbs lend themselves to what Thoreau called ‘lives of quiet desperation.’ By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Gotham and the Real World

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RAG BLOG DEBATE / David P. Hamilton and Jay D. Jurie : Electoral Politics and the Left

“Citizens United Carpet Bombing Democracy.” Cartoon by DonkeyHotey / Flickr Commons.A Rag Blog debate:Electoral politics and the left David Hamilton argues that the U.S. federal elections in 2012 don’t merit being the focus of our attention, while Jay Jurie contends … finish reading RAG BLOG DEBATE / David P. Hamilton and Jay D. Jurie : Electoral Politics and the Left

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Jay D. Jurie : Are We Colonized? A Response to Chris Hedges

Activist/journalist Chris Hedges speaks at Occupy Washington, DC, Freedom Plaza, Jan. 9, 2011. Photo by Scott Galindez / Occupy Washington, DC.‘Colonized by Corporations’:A Response to Chris Hedges Hedges says that corporations play the same role in the U.S. today that … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Are We Colonized? A Response to Chris Hedges

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Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

Travon Martin, 17, played for his high school football team.Walking while black:Trayvon Martin’s fatal shortcut By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2012 SANFORD, Florida — During the intermission of the NBA All-Star Game on February … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

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Jay D. Jurie : Keystone XL is a Pipeline to Big Profits

Canadian tar sands crude oil. Image from The Alaska Gas Pipeline.Keystone XL:A pipeline to big oil profits Former NASA scientist Jim Hansen has argued that if tar sands development continues and the pipeline is built, it is essentially ‘game over’ … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Keystone XL is a Pipeline to Big Profits

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Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

Navy ROTC cadets from Florida’s Jacksonville University. U.S.Navy photo by Spc. 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr. / 4GWar. ROTC resurgent Part II: ROTC’s history and return to campus When the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy was dropped in 2010, … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

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