LA Progressive http://www.laprogressive.com Progressive Media Advocates Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:55:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Are White Feminists MIA on Racist Misogynist Police Violence? http://www.laprogressive.com/racist-police-violence/ http://www.laprogressive.com/racist-police-violence/#respond Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:37:07 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102046 Sikivu Hutchinson

Sikivu Hutchinson: Often living in wealthier neighborhoods, white women can rely on the police as a thin blue line insulating them from the visceral threat of the dark other.

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Sikivu Hutchinson

Sikivu Hutchinson: Often living in wealthier neighborhoods, white women can rely on the police as a thin blue line insulating them from the visceral threat of the dark other.

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Nationalist Illusions http://www.laprogressive.com/obama-taking-on-isis/ http://www.laprogressive.com/obama-taking-on-isis/#respond Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:33:47 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102031 Lawrence S. Wittner

Lawrence Wittner: Ironically, American “leadership” of military operations in the Islamic world has not only done much to spark the creation of ISIS, al-Qaeda, and other extremist groups, but has destabilized and inflamed the entire region.

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Lawrence S. Wittner

Lawrence Wittner: Ironically, American “leadership” of military operations in the Islamic world has not only done much to spark the creation of ISIS, al-Qaeda, and other extremist groups, but has destabilized and inflamed the entire region.

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Rice Domestic Violence Video http://www.laprogressive.com/rice-domestic-violence-video/ http://www.laprogressive.com/rice-domestic-violence-video/#respond Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:20:55 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101872 Anthony Asadullah Samad

Anthony Samad: For years our culture has condoned men “manhandling” women that stepped “out of their place,” in the same way society reinforced racial hierarchies when people of color (regardless of what color) exerted any sense of equality.

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Anthony Asadullah Samad

Anthony Samad: For years our culture has condoned men “manhandling” women that stepped “out of their place,” in the same way society reinforced racial hierarchies when people of color (regardless of what color) exerted any sense of equality.

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Beating Our Black Children Furthers Slavery’s Legacy http://www.laprogressive.com/beating-black-children/ http://www.laprogressive.com/beating-black-children/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:58:42 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102022 David A. Love

David Love: Everyone in the black community either has heard of or experienced firsthand the grandma who ordered the child to go fetch the tree branch.

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David A. Love

David Love: Everyone in the black community either has heard of or experienced firsthand the grandma who ordered the child to go fetch the tree branch.

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Mitch’s Mum Moment http://www.laprogressive.com/mcconnell-and-koch-brothers/ http://www.laprogressive.com/mcconnell-and-koch-brothers/#respond Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:33:52 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102000 Berry Craig

Berry Craig: The Birchers are still around. But they’ve been eclipsed by the Tea Party and like-mined white folks of the Obama’s-a-Kenyan-born-Islamo-Socialist persuasion.

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Berry Craig

Berry Craig: The Birchers are still around. But they’ve been eclipsed by the Tea Party and like-mined white folks of the Obama’s-a-Kenyan-born-Islamo-Socialist persuasion.

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Happy Trails To You! http://www.laprogressive.com/hiking-los-angeles-trails/ http://www.laprogressive.com/hiking-los-angeles-trails/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:55:23 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101978 Treva Brandon Scharf

Treva Brandon Scharf: I use these parks and trails for exercise, for social time with friends, for activities with out-of-towners, for romantic outings, and for the spiritual benefits I get from communing with nature.

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Treva Brandon Scharf

Treva Brandon Scharf: I use these parks and trails for exercise, for social time with friends, for activities with out-of-towners, for romantic outings, and for the spiritual benefits I get from communing with nature.

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Let Us Now Praise Wealthy Men? http://www.laprogressive.com/structural-poverty/ http://www.laprogressive.com/structural-poverty/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:31:42 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101967 Peter Laarman

Peter Laarman: We should know by now that effective and lasting change is rarely implemented from the top, not even through the visions of the great intellectuals and theologians.

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Peter Laarman

Peter Laarman: We should know by now that effective and lasting change is rarely implemented from the top, not even through the visions of the great intellectuals and theologians.

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The Real Winners (and Losers) in America’s New War Against ISIL http://www.laprogressive.com/war-against-isil/ http://www.laprogressive.com/war-against-isil/#respond Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:37:16 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101959 Joseph Palermo

Joseph Palermo: The neo-cons appear prescient proving that if you scream for war long enough you have a good chance of getting war.

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Joseph Palermo

Joseph Palermo: The neo-cons appear prescient proving that if you scream for war long enough you have a good chance of getting war.

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The Revictimizing of Janay Rice http://www.laprogressive.com/janay-rice/ http://www.laprogressive.com/janay-rice/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:11:38 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101953 Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin: No one cares that she’s basically now being used as a soapbox with otherwise apolitical NFL commentators using her prone body to get on their high horse and safely blast the league.

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Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin: No one cares that she’s basically now being used as a soapbox with otherwise apolitical NFL commentators using her prone body to get on their high horse and safely blast the league.

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All Eyes on Scotland Independence Vote http://www.laprogressive.com/scotland-independence-vote/ http://www.laprogressive.com/scotland-independence-vote/#respond Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:29:37 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101945 Denis Campbell

Denis Campbell: While the ‘Yes’ on secession camp are promising a land of milk, they have been accused of rigging oil and gas reserve figures.

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Denis Campbell

Denis Campbell: While the ‘Yes’ on secession camp are promising a land of milk, they have been accused of rigging oil and gas reserve figures.

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