Category Archives: Economics

Clayborne’ s legislation aims to increase minority participation in professional services

In an effort to boost minority and disadvantaged businesses’ participation in state contracting, Majority Leader James Clayborne (D-Belleville) sponsored legislation that aims to generate economic activity for businesses that participate in the Minority Business Enterprise program (MBE). The new law … Continue reading

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USA Media: Racism & Terrorism |Open Thread

Let’s not let the flag take down as a sign of ending racism in this country. I don’t give a flying fuck about that flag. It’s not going to stop white supremacy or the systemic racism that runs rampant in health … Continue reading

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Videos | Cory Nieves 10 Year Old Entrepenuer | Mr. Cory’s Cookies!

Thank you SG2 and Rikyrah for the video and the hat tip! Check out for the 411 on Mr. Corys Cookies! VIOREL FLORESCU /STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER This boy is too cute for words. SMART Meet Cory Nieves, the 10 year … Continue reading

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Video & Transcript | The Case for REPARATIONS by Ta Nehisi Coates

Ta Nehisi Coates’ article, The Case for Reparations in the Atlantic. Bill Moyers & Ta Nehisi Coates SG2: “This ISH is EMBARRASSING! white income in 2011 was 72% higher than blacks. Where’s the outrage? When women were making 77 cents … Continue reading

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(Photos) President Obama Meets with Pope Francis

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President Obama: Debt limit non-negotiable, will not cave to GOP ‘extortion’ demands

President Obama Speaks with Business Leaders on Debt Ceiling, Economy

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Video | President Obama Nominates Jack Lew For Secretary of Treasury

Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing/Files Wiki: Jacob Joseph “Jack” Lew (born August 29, 1955) is an American politician and the 25th and current White House Chief of Staff. Lew previously served as Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the … Continue reading

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