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Ending Net Neutrality Silences Black Women

Black women and communities will be the biggest losers if net neutrality ends. And that comes at the expense of social justice, education and democracy. So, the Senate must restore net neutrality or the only people with voices will be rich white men.

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Tolerance Is A Gift – Share It

Intolerance gives rise to division and hate attacks. Tolerance is bland. But the gift of active tolerance is in your hands, the question is do you want to share it?

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White Privilege – From Athletics To Weapons

Athletics and the case of Caster Semenya are again demonstrating white privilege. Will white governing bodies ever check their privilege?

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The Other N Word – Nationalisation

Some words deserve their bad reputation like the N word, but others don’t. Nationalisation is such a word. It is such an anathema that we don’t even discuss it. With an election, weeks away, is nationalisation the enemy?

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The Special Relationship, Trump, Lies and Spies

Britain and America had a special relationship for years. But With friends like DonaldTrump who needs a special relationship especially a lopsided one.

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Post Truth and Alternative Facts Are 500 Years Old

Post Truth and Alternative Facts are the latest headlines, but it’s not news to somebody like me. I have lived my life negotiating a deliberately false perception of who I am. For 500 years, black people have endured post truth and alternative facts politics. We still do, and it continues to affect our lives adversely….

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Valentine Gifts Spreading The Love With Ethics

Valentine Day is national love day. There is the loving in giving and the loving in the accepting. There is also love in sourcing gifts that support ethical and small business. Here are three great Valentine gifts that spread the love. Gifts that give back. After all, the day is to celebrate love. Valentine’s Spreading The Love…

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President Trump – Please Don’t Impeach Him

Please don’t impeach President Trump. Don’t misunderstand me. I would rather Trump were never elected. He continually uses the expression America First, the slogan of the German-American Nazi Party which identifies him as a fascist. Yet, Trump’s domestic renewal ideas like infrastructure development are Democratic policies in the tradition of Lyndon B. Johnson and Franklin D. Roosevelt. That…

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Trump Populism Never Ends Well Ask Africa

Donald Trump who is currently facing 75 lawsuits is President Elect. Trump is the latest in a line of populist politicians. He makes impossible promises, appeals to the basest sentiments and the forgotten voter.  But history shows that these ‘champions‘ of the people are a portent that humans are walking blindly into another period of…

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President Obama Simply The Best President Part Two

President Obama has matched and exceeded the achievements of the best Presidents. His management of the economy has outperformed Ronald Reagan’s and Obama’s ideals are as admirable as JFK‘s.  However, where JFK took us to the brink of nuclear war, Obama has de-escalated the proliferation of nuclear weapons.  The President also sets the tone and standard for the country, and Obama is the longest serving…

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