Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Report on Public Housing: “Communities, Evictions, and Criminal Convictions.”

I first encountered this public housing issue over a decade ago while living in Rhode Island, and finally began legal research while in New York City last summer.  It is national in scope, and much of the relevant law is … Continue reading

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Do Colleges Encourage Racial and Class Superiority?

What’s wrong with the picture above?  Most won’t see it, even if they read the entire paper- which is why most people “just don’t get it.”  Where corporate media reinforces stereotypes and racial/class divisions, universities are supposed to be bastions … Continue reading

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The Lowdown on Accidental Racism

The sensational buzz around country star Brad Paisley‘s song “Accidental Racist” is perfect fodder for a Twitter blurb- but is this the extent of racial analysis we can muster in America?  If someone stops reading this article at the first … Continue reading

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GEO Withdraws $6 Million Stadium Deal Amidst Public Outcry

There will be no more private prison sponsorship on the FAU stadium.  Apparently the corporate prison industry is not so proud of their work after all.  The GEO Group offered $6 million to name Florida Atlantic’s football stadium after their … Continue reading

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