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Dr. Samuel Dewitt Proctor preached a sermon at New York’s Riverside Church entitled, “The Second Coming of Christ.” He explained that perhaps we should not be eager for the second coming since we haven’t done what he told us to do in his first coming. This may well be the response of the community leaders […]

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America is up in arms about guns. If last month’s “March for Our Lives,” which attracted over one million marchers nationwide, is any indication, we’ve got a serious problem with gun violence, and people are fired up about it. But what’s not being talked about in the mainstream media, or even by the organizers and […]

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The wealth gap between black and white Americans is a problem that most people are aware of in the abstract. The depths of the issue, however are more than most people realize. At the current pace, the problem isn’t going away anytime soon. Wealth disparity between black and white families will take 228 years to […]

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When Saundra Davis decided to change careers in her mid-40s, she opted to earn a master’s degree in financial planning. Her goal, she says, was to understand what wealthy folks knew about acquiring, building and transferring wealth and apply those principles to her low- and moderate-income clients. As she got to work, Davis encountered a system that […]

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The Palestinian Authority has declared a national day of mourning to honour those killed [Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu] Funerals have begun for the 17 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces as thousands marched near Gaza’s border with Israel to mark the 42nd anniversary of Land Day. Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip held the funeral for 30-year-old Sari Abu Odeh late on Friday. He was […]

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In 2003, President George W. Bush and his advisers based their case for war on the idea that Saddam Hussein, then dictator of Iraq, possessed weapons of mass destruction—weapons that have never been found. Nevertheless, all these years later, Bush’s “Global War on Terror” continues—in Iraq and in many other countries. It’s a good time […]

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The United States has been a destructive force in the international community, and it’s unlikely that will change in the near future, according to Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies. Some political analysts have labeled the era since the end of World War II a Pax Americana, an era of relative peace that has […]

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The average Wall Street bonus in 2017 was three times what most U.S. households make all year, according to data released by the New York state comptroller on Monday. Wall Street bonuses increased 17 percent last year compared to the previous year, hitting an average of $184,220 — the highest average payout since before the […]

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Funerals have begun for the 17 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces as thousands marched near Gaza’s border with Israel to mark the 42nd anniversary of Land Day. Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip held the funeral for 30-year-old Sari Abu Odeh late on Friday. He was shot dead earlier in the day after Israeli forces fired live ammunition at protesters and used […]

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Overtime, and in different parts of the world, various methods have been adopted to address the needs of pastoralists. These include free-range grazing, enclosure livestock husbandry, and various mixtures of both. Arising from the profitability of wool in Europe between the 16th and 18th centuries, for example, the enclosure system became rampant in the UK […]

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A second consecutive year of soaring profits on Wall Street pushed the average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City to more than $184,000 in 2017, New York state’s top elected fiscal officer reported Monday. The average bonus paid to brokers rose 17 percent to $184,220, Democratic Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said. Pretax […]

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Wall Street bonuses are climbing toward record highs again, according to government data released Monday showing that in 2017, the average bonus payout reached US$184,220. That is a 17 percent increase compared to the previous year and the closest Wall Street has come in more than a decade to its all-time high of US$191,360, according […]

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The Short Version: The Institute for Policy Studies is a progressive think tank that provides an organizational structure for activists and academics working on national and international policy initiatives. This pioneering advocacy group started influencing governmental policy and supporting social movements in 1963 — and it hasn’t wavered from its mission to make the world more peaceful, […]

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A second consecutive year of soaring profits on Wall Street pushed the average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City to more than $184,000 in 2017, New York state’s top elected fiscal officer reported Monday. The average bonus paid to brokers rose 17 percent to $184,220, Democratic Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said. Pretax […]

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