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Jay Jurie reports from the front lines of the labor movement. By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2017 ORLANDO, Florida — While representing over a third of workers in the middle of the 20th Century, … finish reading :
Workers’ demonstrations at Magic Kingdom just opening salvo
Police violence against African-American communities continues to be a commonplace feature of national life and must be seriously addressed. By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | July 7, 2015 The Black Panthers: Early proponents of Black Lives Matter … finish reading :
Community between the anvil and the hammer
Emmett Till, left, and Trayvon Martin. Image from Tumblr. Intimations of Emmett Till: A ‘shocking story of approved killing’ in Florida Today the pre-1960s explicit racial ‘code’ has been supplanted by the implicit code upon which ‘profiling’ is based. By Jay … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : ‘Approved Killing’ in Florida
“Pillars of Society.” Painting by militantly anti-Nazi German Dadaist George Grosz, 1926, during the Weimar Republic. Image from Alpha History.It can’t happen here:A ‘Weimar moment’ or Chicken Little? Whether or not the U.S. is at a ‘Weimar moment,’ those who … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : ‘Weimar Moment’ or Chicken Little?
The Professor, his own self. Graphic treatment by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.A free school for the 21st century:The Online University of the Left The OUL is dedicated to ‘changing our thinking, changing opinion, changing the world.’ By Jay … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : A Free School for the 21st Century
Aurora, Colorado:Gotham and the real world Particularly when the economy is in decline and the political environment is in disarray, these suburbs lend themselves to what Thoreau called ‘lives of quiet desperation.’ By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Gotham and the Real World
Activist/journalist Chris Hedges speaks at Occupy Washington, DC, Freedom Plaza, Jan. 9, 2011. Photo by Scott Galindez / Occupy Washington, DC.‘Colonized by Corporations’:A Response to Chris Hedges Hedges says that corporations play the same role in the U.S. today that … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Are We Colonized? A Response to Chris Hedges
Walking While Black: Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Short-cut By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / SANFORD, Florida — Walking from a nearby 7-11 on February 26, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin took a short cut to the gated community home where … finish reading
Keystone XL: A Pipeline to Big Oil Profits By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / On July 25, 2010, a pipeline linking Sarnia, Ontario to an oil refinery at Griffith, Indiana, spilled more than 800,000 gallons of tar … finish reading
Navy ROTC cadets from Florida’s Jacksonville University. U.S.Navy photo by Spc. 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr. / 4GWar. ROTC resurgent Part II: ROTC’s history and return to campus When the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy was dropped in 2010, … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC