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The Movement for Black Lives—M4BL

8/3/2016
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Sharon Kyle: With input from members of Black Lives Matter as well as dozens of other organizations representing thousands of people across this country, The Movement for Black Lives released a comprehensive platform that outlines what a vision for black people. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: The Movement for Black Lives—M4BL

Duration: 00:23:40


Can Clinton Convince Skeptical Voters She’ll Fix the Economy?

8/1/2016
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Richard Eskow: There’s a recovery going on, but a lot of people can’t feel it. The middle class is dying. Inequality is getting worse. Wages are stagnating. Labor force participation remains low. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Can Clinton Convince Skeptical Voters She’ll Fix the Economy?

Duration: 00:13:01


DNC Email Scandal Swamps Kaine Pick

7/26/2016
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Dick Price: Before Wassergate energized the left at the convention, "safe" might have been the watchword. Certainly, Kaine isn't going to overshadow Hillary. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: DNC Email Scandal Swamps Kaine Pick

Duration: 00:14:22


Embracing the New Populist Moment

7/20/2016
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Robert Borosage: The next movement waves—climate change, student debt, protests against systemic inequality and brutal policing—will continue to shake the establishment. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Embracing the New Populist Moment

Duration: 00:13:45


We Have Seen This Bitterness Before: Reflections on 1968 and Now

7/19/2016
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Mark Naison: Though some people died, others burned themselves out, and families fractured, the nation survived and we stumbled on without our political system collapsing. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: We Have Seen This Bitterness Before: Reflections on 1968 and Now

Duration: 00:17:47


The President and The People

7/16/2016
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Sharon Kyle: The townhall was part of a series of events the President has participated in this week in the wake of the Dallas rampage that left five police officers dead and eleven others wounded, following the two police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota earlier in the week. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: The President and The People

Duration: 00:08:16


Trust Hillary?

7/15/2016
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Robert Reich: as the Republican convention prepares to nominate the least qualified and most divisive candidate in American history, the Democrats are about to nominate among the most qualified and yet also most distrusted. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Trust Hillary?

Duration: 00:14:31


Vice President Bernie Sanders!

7/13/2016
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Joseph Palermo: And what was the alternative for Bernie at this point in the election? To sweep up his 1,900 delegates, walk out of the Democratic convention, and run as a third party in a doomed and ultimately symbolic campaign? This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Vice President Bernie Sanders!

Duration: 00:15:32


Will America’s Hard Week Lead Anywhere?

7/11/2016
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Dick Price: Yes, we need better police officer training—the outrages this week, like other prominent ones in the past, displayed deplorable police tactics for dealing with the public. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Will America’s Hard Week Lead Anywhere?

Duration: 00:20:24


Hillary Clinton FBI Interview

7/2/2016
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Sharon Kyle: Do you believe the Bill Clinton/Loretta Lynch meeting was serendipitous or was it in way calculated and by whom. Also, let us know if you believe that Lynch and Clinton only had a social conversation. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Hillary Clinton FBI Interview

Duration: 00:15:46


American Gun Lust — Will It Ever Wane?

6/19/2016
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Dick Price: The Orlando massacre was utterly horrific, the worst mass shooting in recent American history. But it was also just another mass shooting in a numbingly long list—San Bernardino, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and then a great many with fewer victims and less lasting notoriety. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: American Gun Lust — Will It Ever Wane?

Duration: 00:17:51


Bernie-or-Bust Now What ?

6/11/2016
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Given that we've landed in our current state of affairs, with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the presumptive presidential nominees for their party, what are you likely to do this election season? This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Bernie-or-Bust Now What ?

Duration: 00:15:21


Muhammad Ali: Rest in Peace, Dear Champ

6/4/2016
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Sharon Kyle: He was, perhaps the most iconic boxing figure in history, but it was so much more than boxing that made him beloved by the black community, his boxing fans, his nation and beyond. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Muhammad Ali: Rest in Peace, Dear Champ

Duration: 00:15:42


Democratic Party Platform 2016

5/29/2016
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Every four years political parties develop a “party platform” a formal set of principal goals the party supports which is used to appeal to the general public. The discreet components of the platform are known as “planks”. The planks can be used to appeal to specific constituencies while the overall platform is ultimately put forward to garner public support. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Democratic Party Platform 2016

Duration: 00:25:39


Survey: So, Right, Hillary Hasn’t Won Yet

5/22/2016
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Dick Price: Can you imagine where the Sanders campaign would be if over the past year Bernie had gotten anything like the onslaught of free, revenue-boosting coverage that Trump has gotten—or the fawning kid-glove treatment Clinton has received from so many reputable corners? This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Survey: So, Right, Hillary Hasn’t Won Yet

Duration: 00:17:18


Poll: Will People of Color Pick Bernie?

5/14/2016
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Dick and Sharon: The White vote no longer rules the roost in California, casting just 48% of Democratic the votes—slightly less than the combined Latino (26%), Asian-American (13%), and African-American (10%) votes. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Poll: Will People of Color Pick Bernie?

Duration: 00:12:51


Who Are the Superdelegates?

4/30/2016
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Let's begin by talking a little bit about what a superdelegate is. Superdelegates are memberes of the Democratic Party who also fall into at least one of the following four categories. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Who Are the Superdelegates?

Duration: 00:02:40


Statue of Liberty Wears Chains and Shackles Honoring Freed Slaves

7/8/2014
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Sharon Kyle: The story behind the creation of the Statue of Liberty was suppressed for more than 125 years. Finally, the National Park Service includes literature that explains the shackles and chains. This is a post from LA Progressive Read the original post: Statue of Liberty Wears Chains and Shackles Honoring Freed Slaves

Duration: 00:04:31