Category Archives: Social Justice

So what if the BLM founders were communists – the movement isn’t!

There’s the BLM website founders – and what most Americans mean when they say Black Lives Matter! Learn the difference between a website and a popular movement, a few ideologues trying to set up a Communist revolution and a catchy … Continue reading

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We live in scary times

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“Prime Minister Scott Morrison has conceded he caused “great anxiety in Australia” by taking a family holiday”

This talking point is from the ABC. Honestly, how narcissistic does that heading sound? It’s as if we’re all sitting around weeping because our ‘father’ the PM has left the country. As the PM can’t really *do* anything about the … Continue reading

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Your barber or cab-driver in the Senate?

“This American Life” details how hard it was for a young idealistic Democrat to stick to his political ideals and core policies in the face of the pressure from his own Democratic party to secure campaign funds. In other words, … Continue reading

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What caused “Bring back our girls?”

What was the geopolitical backstory to “Bring back our girls?” Why did Boko Haram find so many willing recruits in the north? How did Nigeria’s ethnic mix play into this? Indeed, how did the very shape of the land itself … Continue reading

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