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Macron wants to turn France into an anti-labor startup economy?

Macron wants to turn France into an anti-labor startup economy?

While I was glad to see France turn back the right-wing virus that has been wreaking havock globally. I wonder about Macron.  Creating his own En Marche! campaign after leaving the previous Socialist government, Macron made much of the idea that he was combining both left and right: in other words, a coalition of the

What is racialized space?

Racialized space enables the advocates of expressly racist policies to disavow any racial intent. They speak on behalf of whiteness and its accumulated privileges and immunities, but rather than having to speak as whites, they present themselves as racially unmarked homeowners, citizens and taxpayers, whose preferred policies just happen to sustain white privilege and power.

Obama’s veto pen

Now that the Republican Party controls both houses of the United State Congress, people are expecting President Obama to unsheathe the veto sword and charge into battle. An article in The Nation. magazine referring to a past era with similarities to yesterday’s election results mentioned this tidbit about Truman’s expected use of his veto pen

Chris Chrisite doesn’t want you to vote

I’m listening to Thom Hartman’s radio show and he mentioned that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that Republicans need to take over state legislatures so that they can control voting mechanisms. Christie stressed the need to keep Republicans in charge of states — and overseeing state-level voting regulations — ahead of the next presidential