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September 10 , 2009 - Issue 341

Cover Story: Audio Analysis - The Obama Healthcare Address By Four Editorial Board Members


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Political Cartoon
Obama's Health Care
By Olle Johansson, Sweden

Political Cartoon: Obama's Health Care By Olle Johansson, Sweden

Charlie Has Moved—Off the Streets and Off the Left’s Agenda - Represent Our Resistance By Dr. Lenore J. Daniels, PhD, Editorial Board

Michael Vick, the Washington Red Skins and Black Concerns - The African World By Bill Fletcher, Jr., Executive Editor

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Goodbye Luis, Welcome to the Jobless Ranks - Left Margin - By Carl Bloice - Editorial Board

Barack Can’t Speak to School Children? Why? - African American Leadership - By Dr. Ron Walters, PhD - Editorial Board

Healthcare Reform Is America’s Anti-Theft Device - Color of Law - By David A. Love, JD - Editorial Board

Historical Revisionism and Selective Memory in ‘America’ - Keeping It Real - By Larry Pinkney - Editorial Board

Political Cartoon
By Petar Pismestrovic, Kleine Zeitung, Austria

Political Cartoon: Breakdown By Petar Pismestrovic, Kleine Zeitung, Austria

Turning Hoes into Housewives - Black Married Momma: The Anti-Statistic By K. Danielle Edwards, Columnist

Youth in a Suspect Society: A Review - The Substance of Truth - By Tolu Olorunda - Columnist

Slaveship Down: The Silver Wire - The 5th Column By Jonathan David Farley, DPhil, Columnist

Rough Road for a New Generation of Workers - Solidarity America - By John Funiciello - Columnist

Remembering Patrice Lumumba - Worrill’s World - By Dr. Conrad Worrill, PhD - Columnist

Greater and Lesser Potpourri Regarding Madoff, Starting with the IRS and Then Moving to Other Matters - Part 2 - National Affairs - By Lawrence R. Velvel, JD - Columnist

Political Cartoon
Senator Olympia Snow
By Taylor Jones,

Political Cartoon: Senator Olympia Snow By Taylor Jones,

September 11, 2001, New York City By Jessica Watson-Crosby, Black Radical Congress, Guest Commentator

“Y’all is messing up.”  By Wilson Riles, Guest Commentator

Capitalism is Facing a Showdown By Malcolm Martin, Guest Commentator

Quote to Ponder:  "To be poor in the United States today is to be always at risk, the object of scorn and shame.  Without mass-based empathy for the poor, it is possible for ruling class groups to mask class terrorism and genocidal acts.  ." - bell hooks

Peace Be Still - Clay Sculpture
By Margaret Warfield

Art: Peace Be Still - Clay Sculpture By Margaret Warfield

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September10 , 2009
Issue 341
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Executive Editor:
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Managing Editor:
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