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Unions: Friend or Foe to the Black Community

By:  Takia Hollowell Many individuals think of unions as a great income equalizer for blacks and one of the greatest allies against “systematic” racial discrimination.  Too often, proponents of this perspective have only been exposed to one side of the story.  I challenge the premise of those proponents from both a historical and economical standpoint.…

Is Capitalism Inherently Racist?

by: Takia Hollowell (Originally posted at www.kiradavis.net)     “But more importantly, racism is a key mechanism for the stabilization of capitalism and the legitimization of inequality.”  -Michael Reich, Professor of Political Economy at U.C. Berkeley Is capitalism inherently racist?  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for most of your life, there have been many…

Conservatives Hate Science (Fiction)

 by: Takia Hollowell (Originally posted at http://www.kiradavis.net) It is often argued that Conservatives and Libertarians do not believe in science since we overwhelmingly reject the theory of Global Warming.  Progressives and Democrats have labeled the right as “Deniers” and have even extended the vitriolic rhetoric by equating them with Holocaust Deniers as well.  Of course…

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The Liberal View: YOUR Money Belongs to Us!

Why are Conservatives so evil for taking a stand on private property (i.e. house, car, money, etc)?  If a person is smart enough to earn his/her own money, aren’t they smart enough to know how to spend it as well? If we could get people to stop throwing up ad hominem arguments such as greed, racism,…

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Welfare: The Great Ambition Killer

  “I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.” (Benjamin Franklin) Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan has recently signed legislation that caps welfare benefits at 48 months. You’d better get out your tissue boxes and get ready…