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Lamar W. Hankins : Questions Ted Cruz Won’t Answer

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the inquisitor. Photo by Jim Watson / AFP / Getty Images. Questions that Rafael Edward‘Ted’ Cruz won’t answer Cruz’s performance has been described by various commentators and reporters as disgraceful, appalling, embarrassing, slanderous, impertinent, uncivil, moralistic, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Questions Ted Cruz Won’t Answer

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BOOKS / Harry Targ : Teach Your Children Well

Raising kids to be radical:‘Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers’ Strike’ By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / October 8, 2010 Teach, your children wellTheir father’s hellDid slowly go byAnd feed them on your dreamsThe one they pickedThe one … finish reading BOOKS / Harry Targ : Teach Your Children Well

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Jay D. Jurie : The ‘New Zeal’ of Right Wing Propagandist Trevor Loudon

Trevor Loudon. Image from USA Survival News.New Zealand’s Trevor Loudon and theRight-wing propaganda machine By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / August 4, 2010 Until I came across the KeyWiki site I didn’t know I had my very … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : The ‘New Zeal’ of Right Wing Propagandist Trevor Loudon

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Amy Goodman : In Praise of Lena Horne

Singer, actress, and civil rights activist Lena Horne died this week at 92. Photo by Cinetext / Sportsphoto Ltd / Allstar.She fought segregation, McCarthyism:Singing Lena Horne’s praises By Amy Goodman / May 13, 2010 ‘Mississippi wanted its movies without me. … finish reading Amy Goodman : In Praise of Lena Horne

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Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

Sen. Joseph McCarthy displays one of his many reports on Communists he found in the woodwork. Photo from Wisconsin History.What did you learn in school today?Efforts to vindicate commie-hunting senator By Justin Elliott / January 15, 2010 See ‘Who stays … finish reading Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

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Dick Flacks : Pete Seeger’s Project

Celebrating Pete Seeger:Our political troubador More than any other individual, he had conceived and fostered a tradition of protest song that drew from a number of cultural roots, had significant political consequence, and reshaped the forms and content of popular … finish reading Dick Flacks : Pete Seeger’s Project

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Culture Wars and Witch Hunts : Anne Braden, Van Jones and Yosi Sargent

Rosa Parks Interviewed by Anne Braden. Photo from Wisconsin Historical Images.The many fronts of the culture wars The Van Jones resignation has particular meaning for people like me with life experience in the coalfields, where the exploitation of land and … finish reading Culture Wars and Witch Hunts : Anne Braden, Van Jones and Yosi Sargent

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The Afrikaner Party : GOP vs. Van Jones & Team Obama

Van Jones (top) “should sue the living shit out of Glenn Beck.”The Afrikaner Party draws first blood:Van Jones, Obama and the audacity of capitulation By Tim Wise / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2009 Van Jones, special advisor to … finish reading The Afrikaner Party : GOP vs. Van Jones & Team Obama

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The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

Portrait of Van Jones by Robert Shetterly / Americans Who Tell the Truth.Obama has fed his green Jones to King CONG With clarity and verve [Van] Jones finally brought to the mainstream the critical message that what’s good for the … finish reading The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

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