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Senators Either You Stand with Working People, or YOU stand with Greedy CEOs on EFCA (tags)
Big banks and greedy corporations got our country into this mess," "Now they want to fire or harass employees who want to join a union." Senators Lincoln, Webb, Specter, Vitter, Pryor Either You Stand with Working People, or YOU stand with Greedy CEOs on The Employee Free Choice Act EFCA. Which Is It?
Bob Avakian on Richard Pryor (tags)
Recently I was reading reports of police assaults on Black people and of Black people fighting against the police in Memphis and Miami. This called to mind a story I was told a while back. A rookie cop was riding in his police car with his veteran partner when a report came in that there was a Black man in the vicinity with a gun. As their car screeched around the corner, a young Black man suddenly appeared sprinting up an alley--into a dead end. "Shoot him!", the older cop screamed, "Go on, shoot him-- it's free!" "It's free!" Think about that for a second. "It's free!" In other words, here's a chance that gets a pig to sweating and salivating with anticipation--a chance to "kill a nigger" with the already provided cover that a Black man--a Black man, any Black man--was reported in the area with a gun. This is an opportunity too good to pass up: "Go on, shoot him--it's free!"
Iconic Comic Genius Richard Pryor is Dead Today at Age 65, after a 19-Year Battle with MS (tags)
Iconic Comic Genius Richard Pryor is Dead Today at Age 65, after a 19-Year Battle with Multiple Sclerosis Saturday December 10, 4:30 pm ET
Pathbreaking Comedian Richard Pryor Dies (tags)
Richard Pryor, the caustic yet perceptive actor-comedian who lived dangerously close to the edge both on stage and off, has died. He was 65.
Honky Wanna Cracker? A Look at the Myth of Reverse Racism (tags)
Forwarded by Tom Gorman. The article's on the mark, and easy to read. -jk