How Trump Stole the Soul of the Values Voter Summit

How Trump Stole the Soul of the Values Voter Summit
By Sarah Jones

October 17, 2017 at 10:33AM
via New Republic http://ift.tt/2ypdBdA

Mayim Bialik’s Tone-Deaf Op-Ed Is a Reminder That Calling Yourself a Feminist Isn’t Enough

Mayim Bialik’s Tone-Deaf Op-Ed Is a Reminder That Calling Yourself a Feminist Isn’t Enough
By Princess Weekes

October 16, 2017 at 12:01PM
via The Mary Sue http://ift.tt/2gJ7nLz

Post-Redistribution Liberalism

Post-Redistribution Liberalism
By Jack Meserve

October 12, 2017 at 11:21AM
via Democracy Journal http://ift.tt/2gERKor

This is really good.

“The first thing that has to change is the mindset of corporate America with respect to one central, and harmful, idea that has come to dominate corporate thinking. As Steven Pearlstein, a business columnist with The Washington Post, put it: “In the recent history of management ideas, few have had a more profound—or pernicious—effect than the one that says corporations should be run in a manner that ‘maximizes shareholder value.’ ” Indeed, you could argue that much of what Americans perceive to be wrong with the economy these days—the slow growth and rising inequality; the recurring scandals; the wild swings from boom to bust; the inadequate investment in R&D, worker training and public goods—has its roots in this ideology.”

politics of pure resentment

James Van Der Beek Opens Up About Experiencing Sexual Harassment from “Older, Powerful Men”

James Van Der Beek Opens Up About Experiencing Sexual Harassment from “Older, Powerful Men”
By Charline Jao

October 13, 2017 at 10:17AM
via The Mary Sue http://ift.tt/2xDOmV2

Without the Family Car Black Wealth Barely Exists

Without the Family Car Black Wealth Barely Exists
By Antonio Moore and Matt Bruenig

September 30, 2017 at 01:57PM
via People’s Policy Project http://ift.tt/2ykncBt

«When we exclude the family car, we get a somewhat different wealth narrative than the one being told across media platforms nationally. Without the family car, the middle black family has a net worth of $4,160. The middle white American family in contrast is still worth $140,600. »

Logical

Logical
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October 11, 2017 at 12:00AM
via xkcd.com https://xkcd.com/1901/

Visualizing nonlinear stories

Visualizing nonlinear stories
By Nathan Yau

October 9, 2017 at 03:09AM
via FlowingData http://ift.tt/2hWHbAx

Neat.

The FBI’s New U.S. Terrorist Threat: ‘Black Identity Extremists’

The FBI’s New U.S. Terrorist Threat: ‘Black Identity Extremists’
By Jana Winter and Sharon Weinberger

October 6, 2017 at 11:42AM
via Foreign Policy http://ift.tt/2krlrgO

No it’s not.

«This year, the Trump administration decided to focus the Department of Homeland Security’s “countering violent extremism” program on Islamic terrorism and deprioritized funding to counter white supremacist groups.

“To hear there is a new initiative targeting black identity extremists is surprising given that shift,” said Alvaro Bedoya, the executive director of the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law.»

After Four Years, IRS Finally Confirms There Was No Targeting of Tea Party Groups

After Four Years, IRS Finally Confirms There Was No Targeting of Tea Party Groups
By Kevin Drum

October 6, 2017 at 07:56AM
via Kevin Drum – Mother Jones http://ift.tt/2z2GWb6

«Four years later, we know even more about the “Big Three” scandals. It turns out there was never the slightest scandal associated with Benghazi. There was no IRS scandal. And Obama’s prosecution of leaks may have been unwise policy, but there was never anything remotely corrupt about it.»

Something something vast right-wing conspiracy…