Tag Archives: Jesse Jackson

Progressives Bridging the Divide Between Working Class White and Minority Communities

One of the big challenged that I see for progressives in these times is to bridge the divide between the working class white communities that supported Donald Trump and the minority communities that feel threatened by Donald Trump. Many people … Continue reading

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Bridging the Divide Between Working Class Whites and Minority Communities

Every day since Donald Trump became President, I have been worried about the latest actions coming from the Trump White House. From his executive orders banning immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries, to the gag rule imposed on the EPA … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats and the White Working Class

Much has been made in the media about the white working class who make up the majority of Donald Trump’s electoral support. Trump has appealed to the fears of this group of Americans by stoking xenophobia, islamophobia and the worst … Continue reading

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Jesse Jackson, Michigan Pastors and the Right-To-Work Prostests

Recently, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation to prohibit unions from requiring workers to pay dues or representation fees, even if they are covered by union contracts. For the past few years, unions have been losing political fights with Republican … Continue reading

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Possible Speakers for the Democratic Convention

As my choice for the best Democrat was Joe Biden, I can’t be as passionate as others are in the battle taking place right now between Clinton and Obama.  Though I support Hillary, I think both candidates are good.   So … Continue reading

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