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Big Political Parties Are A Strong American Necessity

A political party is a group of voters organized to support certain public policies. The aim of political parties is to elect officials who will try to carry out the party’s policies. Political parties offer candidates for public office. In the United States, we have two parties with federal representation...

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Doin’ It With Kwaisi France: Alexander Walden Pt. 4

Part 4 of my sitdown with artist, activist and Bernie Sanders supporter Alex Walden talking politics and the system within the Democratic Primary. Part 3 is here. Alexander Walden Part 4 of our conversation deals with the very nature of our system. These are things that I touch on in...

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Doin’ It With Kwaisi France: Alex Walden Pt. 3

Part 3 of my sitdown with artist, activist and Bernie Sanders supporter Alex Walden talking politics and the system within the Democratic Primary. Part 2 is here. Alex Walden Part 3 of our conversation delves into the role the media plays in shaping our opinions. We talk about the influence of...

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Doin’ It With Kwaisi France: Alex Walden Pt. 2

Part 2 of my sitdown with artist, activist and Bernie Sanders supporter Alex Walden talking politics and the system within the Democratic Primary. Part 1 is here. Alex Walden Alex and I talk about the idea of humanism and how, in his opinion, it elevates Bernie over Hillary as far...

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Trump Doctrine Exudes Trumpism Abroad

  Andrew McCarthy details how the Trump Doctrine and his promise to bring coherence to American foreign policy, like his promises to Trump University students, is just more of the same emptiness. Given his past and oft-changing positions on Libya, Iraq and Syria, Trump doesn’t know what Trump believes. Trump...

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Becky Has A Long History In The U.S.

Cara Kelly writes how the name Becky has become a stand-in for a generic woman, generally white, who is familiar with sexual acts. The history of the name, and the connotations associated with it, dates back to the 19th century. Origins of Becky The cultural references date to William Makepeace...

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Successful Women Show Society’s Ugliness

Just Not Sports, a podcast founded by three guys who talk to athletes about their lives outside athletics, approached Julie DiCaro, update anchor for 670 The Score and columnist for CBSChicago.com, with an idea: They’d find a group of real guys (not actors), give them some of the nastiest tweets...

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Doin It With Kwaisi France: Alex Walden Pt. 1

Part 1 of my sitdown with artist, activist and Bernie Sanders supporter Alex Walden talking politics and the system within the Democratic Primary. From Oakland to Brooklyn, we’re Killing The Breeze. Alex Walden Alex is an intelligent, passionate and committed activist who has dedicated his life to art, children and politics...

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New Colorado Report Extinguishes Big Myths About Legalization

In celebration of a very special 4/20 (20-4 equals 16 so this being 4/20/2016 is, like, “BOOM”)(and yes, this is a nod to pothead logic), Colorado has released a report outlining the social and medical results of the legalization of marijuana. So what happened? Children lighting up in alarming numbers?...

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Delegates and Spending Douse The Bern

Hillary Clinton’s win in her home state of New York over Bernie Sanders means the path to the nomination for Senator Sanders is all but blocked. The math is unforgiving, but the finances are what is devastating. Delegates There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic primary. 4051 are pledged...