Friday Media Recall (04.06.2012)

Nearly every Friday we want to offer a collection of media pieces that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on … Continued


Those who are Not Allowed to Advance

Opposition to progress continues to grow as the nation struggles to deal with economic and social problems. Such is the case when it comes to the issue of immigration reform. Although the majority of the public is in agreement that … Continued


Street Theater, a Silent Senator, and Dreams

My Democratic senator is silent about immigration-how about yours? Even though the worst parts of the Arizona SB 1070 law are temporarily blocked, Republican extremists continue to push anti-immigrant legislation.  Last week, more Republicans called for a repeal of the … Continued


Republicans Don’t Want You to Know: Immigration Sharply Declines

Unlike most media outlets, the Financial Times published an article this week describing the sharp decline in the number of immigrants entering the US over the past few years. In an article that would make LouDobbs cringe, FT reporter Edward … Continued


Hip-hop Republicans are Down With GOP. No, Seriously.

Skimming campaign news items last week I came across a commentary on the that made me giggle. It was called We Down With GOP and was about Hip-hop Republicans. Nerdy title aside, I launched into the article with as … Continued