Author: Kwaisi France

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The Breeze: 365 Days Of Albums Pt. 3

Part three of a four-part podcast on 365 days of Albums that we reviewed. A must listen before our first quarter review of 2016. Twenty-seven of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for at least 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite...

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Adam Smith In 2016 Presidential Politics

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is the accepted rationale for a free-market economy. Smith’s key insight was that individuals working in their own interests are led by “an invisible hand to serve public interest” benefiting the broader society. As a liberal-progressive capitalist, I believe that while on the...

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Contested Convention Likely For GOP

Here is the state of the GOP presidential race. Donald Trump is still the leader but has begun to fade badly, including losing just about all of Colorado’s delegates because he simply did not abide by (or know) the caucus rules. Ted Cruz is surging, but is hated by the...

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Clinton Economics Works For America

Bill Clinton came into office as the 1991 recession was subsiding and oversaw the subsequent recovery. Clinton economics proved to be effective in those circumstances which are very similar to now. Dylan Matthews gives us an overview of the results of Clinton economics. Clinton Economics Unemployment fell dramatically between January...

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Campaign Finance Reform? No, We’re Good Now

  Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.” – Bernie Sanders Banks, corporations and rich-people-as-bad-guys are the hallmarks of the Bernie Sanders campaign; however, no candidate technically...