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The demise of assumed superiority
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The demise of assumed superiority
The Jan. 6 Capitol invasion by Trump supporters intent on preventing the Senate from certifying the results of the presidential election induced many Americans to reassess the validity of white supremacy.
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A dynamic shift at the ACLU
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A dynamic shift at the ACLU
The ACLU plans to take on issues of systemic racism in economics, housing, employment in other areas.
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Efforts underway to rein in internet disinformation
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Efforts underway to rein in internet disinformation
Americans can expect a major battle in Congress over restricting the power of the internet. Restrictions on Rule 230 will limit the language of Trump supporters. They will oppose alleged limitations of the First Amendment right to protest. But there is considerable support to amend Rule 230.
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A blight on America’s heritage
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A blight on America’s heritage
The rabble that attacked the U.S. Congress in session and desecrated the nation’s Capitol building, relying on unsupported evidence, demonstrated a limited capacity to assume responsibility for the grave decisions imposed on one of the world’s leading nations.
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Police shootings: a vile American epidemic
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Police shootings: a vile American epidemic
During the campaign for president, Republicans frequently asserted that Black Lives Matter protesters were a danger to public safety. While the crowds were large, the protesters were generally orderly. Nonetheless, since the racially mixed protesters were substantially Black, it was relatively easy to inflame racial fears.
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The U.S. democracy has endured
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The U.S. democracy has endured
It is indeed bizarre for Trump’s enablers to object to impeachment on the grounds that any penalty for Trump disrupts the possibility of achieving national unity under Biden. Trump’s supporters did nothing to end racism or mitigate political conflicts.
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America betrayed!
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America betrayed!
This conflict demonstrates a fundamental flaw in the political structure of the country. The Founding Fathers expected that affluent white men would run the country’s affairs. Judging from the pedestrian level of some of those Republicans protesting on Jan. 6, that arrangement is satisfactory to them, as long as Blacks are omitted.
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Personal commitment required to fight COVID-19 and race bias
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Personal commitment required to fight COVID-19 and race bias
Those who have so far survived Covid-19 unscathed might well consider on their own how to adjust their discriminatory attitudes toward those of another religion or so-called race.
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A winning attitude
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A winning attitude
Winning in business is similar to winning in sports. You have to develop a well-conceived strategy and you have to have the most talented team.
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Bridging America’s race divide
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Bridging America’s race divide
Trying to achieve collegiality between Blacks and the whites who voted for Trump is complicated. While the members of both groups are American citizens, their differences seem to make them culturally irreconcilable.
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A compendium of ideas for the new administration
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A compendium of ideas for the new administration
With America ravaged by COVID-19 because of Donald Trump’s incompetence, Joe Biden is forced as a new president to focus primarily on developing a strategy to mitigate the pandemic’s damage.
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A turning point for policing in America
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A turning point for policing in America
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts likes to be the national leader of social change. Just setting police standards would be a breakthrough.
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