Category Archives: Economics

Monday Open Thread: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

About two months ago, someone on another blog linked to an article at Slate about how American Banks had shunned Trump, and that he was given a financial lifeline by financing from Russia. As always, follow the money. This is … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Economics, Foreign policy, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 126 Comments

The United State Of Women Summit

The United State of Women will be an important moment for both women and girls, domestically and internationally. It will feature speakers who will both educate as well as inspire all of us to take action on June 14th and … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Dr. Jill Biden, Economics, Education, Empowerment, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Gun Violence, Health & Nutrition | Tagged , , , , , | 36 Comments

President Obama Lays Wreath at Cuba’s Jose Marti Memorial

Posted in Barack Obama, Current Events, Diplomacy, Economics, First Daughters, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Foreign policy, History, Malia Obama, Memorial, News, Open Thread, Photos, Politics, President Obama | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

President Raul Castro officially welcomes President Barack Obama to Cuba

WATCH: @POTUS officially received by Cuban President Raul Castro at Palace of the Revolution — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 21, 2016

Posted in Barack Obama, Current Events, Diplomacy, Economics, First Daughters, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Foreign policy, History, Honor, News, Open Thread, Politics, POTUS, President Obama, Relationships, The First Family | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

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

Posted in Ametia's Rant, Black Codes, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Economics, Education, Freedom, Jobs, Justice, Media, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Politics, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, Rikyrah's Rant, SG2's Rant, Stand Your Ground Laws, Terrorism, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 95 Comments

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

Posted in Business, Economics, Empowerment, Good News!, Inspiration | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments