Tag Archives: France

Immiseration: Deliberative Impoverishment and Racial Profiling

By Dr. Merelyn Bates-Mims ***Update: Please take the survey “Is good citizenship an effective guard against being profiled?”. It only takes a minute and the information is confidential. Here’s the link to the survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VG8YRTV  ~ SB. Thanks!!*** Immiseration? Don’t … Continue reading

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8 Ways Privatization Has Brought Pain and Misery to American Life

By Paul Buchheit Some of America’s leading news analysts are beginning to recognize the fallacy of the “free market.” Said Ted Koppel, “We are privatizing ourselves into one disaster after another.” Fareed Zakaria admitted, “I am a big fan of … Continue reading

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Caribbean nations seeking compensation for slavery

By Ralph Gonsalves Leaders of more than a dozen Caribbean countries are launching a united effort to seek compensation from three European nations for what they say is the lingering legacy of the Atlantic slave trade. The Caribbean Community, a … Continue reading

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The Family

Luc Beeson’s (Taken series, Transporter series, The Professional) newest film arrives on these shores on Sepember 13, 2013. It’s the story of the Manzoni’s – a mob family. In witness protection, and relocated to France they discover that old habits die-hard. The Family … Continue reading

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The Culture of Armstronging

By James Joiner As hundreds of spandex superhero suited cyclists get ready to start the Tour de France this weekend, seven-time ex-victor and scorned Texan Lance Armstrong has decided to take a stand, telling France’s Le Monde newspaper that cycling’s … Continue reading

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Arrests over $50m Belgium airport diamond heist

Police in Belgium, Switzerland and France have arrested 31 people in connection with one of the world’s largest robberies of diamonds. Belgian prosecutors say they have recovered large sums of money and some of the diamonds that were taken in a … Continue reading

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French Production Company Fined $46 Million for Failing to Distribute Spike Lee’s Miracle at St. Anna

It’s hard enough to make a film. To guide a vision and bring words to life on film is not an easy task. It is hard for any filmmaker, especially for a filmmaker of color. Miracle of St. Anna was … Continue reading

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Letter Urges French to Repay Haiti’s “Independence Debt”

The price of freedom is poverty. As I have written before, because Haiti was the first to gain its independence by the sword and defeated the great Napoleon, Haiti has been penalized over generations for their accomplishment. The French has … Continue reading

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