Author: Kwaisi France

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Bubble Is Not A Bad Word When It’s Reality

  It is the belief of many in corporate finance that the near 700 point drop in the market is due to jobs numbers showing jobs being created and wages rising. This has created a fear among investors that the economy is improving, which could indicate the market will be...

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Ronald Reagan: 40th Retrospective On American Bitching

  In 1980, movie actor Ronald Reagan beat incumbent Jimmy Carter in 44 states. The bad news laden Carter administration was replaced by the flag draped conservative rhetoric had strong popular appeal. While he was the epitome of a conservative republican, his role model for the presidency was FDR. Ronald...

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Aziz, Grace, Kwaisi and John Doe

  Wanting people to listen, you can’t just tap them on the shoulder anymore. You have to hit them with a sledgehammer, and then you’ll notice you’ve got their strict attention.”   Aziz Ansari Aziz is a moron and things like this happen to morons, especially morons of color. Aziz...

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Timeline Of Progress Shows How And Why Trumpists Can’t Win

  Michelle Krupa’s article “America is changing. Bigoted slurs, immigration bans and racist rallies can’t change that” is a fascinating look at how far we’ve come in America from our first census in 1790 until the present day when it comes to immigration, sexual orientation, and minority business ownership, representation...

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Where and Why People Moved In 2017

  United Van Lines, a surburban St. Louis-based moving company has released its 41st annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns. United Van Lines classifies states as “high inbound” if 55 percent or more moved into a state, “high outbound” if 55 percent or more moved coming...

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Haiti Is Not Norway Because Of Racism

  The New York Times reported the Dotard has balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than from places like Norway. This...

#airbrooklyn

#AirBrooklyn and Killing The Breeze on Identity Politics

  Killing The Breeze founder Kwaisi France sits down with digital journalist and editor Ben Piven for his #airbrooklyn podcast to discuss identity politics, sports and a dotard named Trump. Be sure to check out the entire #airbrooklyn series.     Identity Politics With #AirBrooklyn I am focused on race,...

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1000 Seats Here, 1000 Seats There, It’s Puro For Democrats

  During the Obama Administration, Democrats experienced a net loss of 1,042 state and federal posts, including congressional and state legislative seats, governorships, and the presidency. Democratic U.S. Senate seats fell from 55 to 46. The share of the House plummeted from 256 seats to 194. Democratic governerships also became...

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Capitalism: They Don’t Even Know Who You Are Anymore

  The right has seemingly moved on from an unyielding love for free market capitalism to economic nationalism, the latter almost the polar opposite of the former. Talks of existing workers competing with immigrants and other new market entrants have ceased. What happened?   Capitalism Is Not What You Thought...