Thinking for Ourselves by Shea Howell

Thinking for Ourselves by Shea Howell

MLive and Finley got it wrong. They missed the point. Jon Stewart tried to make it clear. He said, “When it comes to laying siege to a city, we all have a favorite method: You may ...

Detroit beyond bankruptcy

Detroit beyond bankruptcy

For some, Detroit’s future is encouraging; for others, the economic outlook of the majority of the city’s residents is still bleak. ...

Detroit: Justice delayed

Detroit: Justice delayed

So much time has passed, though, that EMs have come and gone from Allen Park, Benton Harbor, Ecorse and Pontiac. And in Detroit, EM Orr will have his work wrapped up as soon as the ...

No indictment for killer cop

No indictment for killer cop

Video of Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden, listening to St. Louis County Prosecuting Atty. Robert McCulloch’s delivery of the grand jury’s decision, tells a more personal story ...

Expulsion of ANC’s union partner creates uproar

Expulsion of ANC’s union partner creates uproar

The unprecedented expulsion was approved by a select federation committee. Numsa, a militant activist union, was tossed out for disloyalty to the ANC, for poaching members of other ...

Ebola numbers spike

Ebola numbers spike

Late last week, WHO adjusted the figures to reflect current number, saying that of 13,567 reported cases, 4,951 people had died from Ebola. Officials also noted some cases were not ...

BBC faces new attacks over Rwandan genocide

BBC faces new attacks over Rwandan genocide

Last weekend, hundreds of protestors in Rwanda’s Eastern Province marched in their respective districts to denounce “Rwanda’s Untold Story,” a film which aired on the BBC on Oct. 1 ...

Kim Kardashian — Every thing but the burden

Whether or not this was Beaumont's rationale, we do not know. And we can only speculate on Kardashian's. After all, she shared on social media that the "balancing act" was a talent. One can conclude she was not aware of the history of such an image. That Beaumont's photo was for the cover of Goude's book Jungle Fever which pictured Jones in a cage. Or that the image brings to mind for many the dehumanizatio ...

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OPINION: Former Confederate states back on top

The change is now complete. The former Confederate States of America have now regained their position as the dominant force in congressional politics in this country. They had that position in the Democratic Party from the late 1860s until the 1960s. During those years, they chaired nearly every major committee in the House and the Senate. ...

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