Author: Erik Loomis

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This is the grave of T.V. Soong. Soong Tzu-Wen was born in 1894 in Shanghai to one of the China’s most elite families. Among his sisters were Soong Ching-Ling, who married Sun Yat-Sen, and Soong Mei-Ling, who married Chiang Kai-Shek and became possibly the most famous and well-respected Chinese person in the mid-20th century United […]

Black in America

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On April 14, 2018

Our post-racial society is pretty great. A 14-year-old boy nearly lost his life after being shot at while trying to stop at a home in Rochester Hills, Mich., to ask for directions to school. According

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Colorado is the next state to see teachers revolt. Now a walkout is planned for Colorado. Englewood Schools announced Thursday classes will be cancelled Monday as teachers head to the Capitol to lobby lawmakers for reform. “We are calling Monday April 16th a day of action,” Kerrie Dallman, President of the Colorado Education Association, said. […]
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Where’s Our Money?

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On April 13, 2018
Unemployment is low. People are talking about what a great economy this is. Is it? Because I sure don’t see it. What I see is the greatest level of inequality in a century. There’s money to be made but the people who need it aren’t making it, even if they are struggling in 3 part-time […]
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Good piece here that implicates everyday consumers and their desire for cheap meat in the broader immigration issue and how it helps exploit the poorest workers we have. Cheap meat is costly. At the Southern Provision slaughterhouse in Bean Station, Tenn., in a recent early-morning U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement raid with helicopters, armed federal […]
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