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Why Wall Street Protests don’t Speak to African Americans

Occupy Wall Street might seem like a movement that would resonate with black Americans. After all, unemployment among African-Americans is at 15 percent, versus almost 8 percent for whites. And between 2005 and 2009, black households lost just over half of their median net worth compared with white families, who lost 16 percent, according to the Pew Research Center…… READ MORE

Ahmadinejad Chastises ‘Uncivilized Zionists’ & Derides Capitalism in U.N General Assembly Address

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stood before the United Nations General Assembly this morning, where he called for a restructuring of the U.N. and greater fairness for all of humanity. Toward the end of his address, he said that “a great and historic mission can be accomplished” if the world comes together to solve the world’s problems, while earlier making favorable references to Occupy Wall Street and lambasting the “uncivilized Zionists.”…. Read More

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