American breakdown front line reports from cities

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:34 am

Molotov wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:56 am
Simon of the Playa wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:03 am

Black workers have lost $113 billion in potential wages over the past two decades because they couldn't get a college degree.
The housing market lost $218 billion in sales because Black applicants couldn't get home loans.
About $13 trillion in business revenue never flowed into the economy because Black entrepreneurs couldn't access bank loans.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/us-gdp-gro ... ty-report/
And, oh Wise One, how do you propose a cure for this, to restore equity within the next administration-whomever it may be?




im wise enough to know that i don’t fucking know.

perhaps bail-outs to communities of color the same way we bail-out industries?

just a thought.
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by Molotov » Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:39 pm

God (or whomever you worship) put our eyes on the front of our face for a reason. To look forward, not on the backs of our heads to look back. What is done is history. Only we can choose our future.

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by lucky420 » Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:07 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:34 am
Molotov wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:56 am
Simon of the Playa wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:03 am

Black workers have lost $113 billion in potential wages over the past two decades because they couldn't get a college degree.
The housing market lost $218 billion in sales because Black applicants couldn't get home loans.
About $13 trillion in business revenue never flowed into the economy because Black entrepreneurs couldn't access bank loans.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/us-gdp-gro ... ty-report/
And, oh Wise One, how do you propose a cure for this, to restore equity within the next administration-whomever it may be?




im wise enough to know that i don’t fucking know.

perhaps bail-outs to communities of color the same way we bail-out industries?

just a thought.
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by Ugly Dougly » Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:04 pm

For those of us who object to simply "giving money to black people", read this:
How the GI Bill's Promise Was Denied to a Million Black WWII Veterans
While the GI Bill’s language did not specifically exclude African-American veterans from its benefits, it was structured in a way that ultimately shut doors for the 1.2 million Black veterans who had bravely served their country during World War II, in segregated ranks.
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by Ugly Dougly » Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:06 pm

Then we got:
The Racist Roots Of “Urban Renewal” And How It Made Cities Less Equal
It sounded like a great idea at the time: give cities funding to clean up their impoverished areas and invest in affordable housing and urban infrastructure projects. But the federal policy of urban renewal, established by the Housing Act of 1949 that lasted through the 1950s and early 1960s, had devastating consequences–including displacing more than a million people from their homes.

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:41 am

increasing the signal to noise ratio with compassion

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:19 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:55 pm
Today's at home reading assignment.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerationism

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violence_ ... ted_States

This will be on the mid-term.
I would put violence on the right and left in the category of "helter skelter" conceived by psychotic mass murderer Charles Manson. Bannon had the same idea, "let's tear everything down, and see what emerges after."


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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:14 pm

Vice Media goes in search of Antifa.

https://youtu.be/JuSNYVj6Ts8
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:36 pm

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by Canoe » Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:13 am

Police rescue a toddler they found wandering barefoot alone in a protest.
Well, that's what they said...

Only someone had a video.
twitter.com/TheNYSocialist/status/1321992848506576896
https://twitter.com/TheNYSocialist/stat ... 8506576896

twitter.com/AttorneyRoss/status/1321984781652008961
https://twitter.com/AttorneyRoss/status ... 1652008961

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54752188
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:38 pm

Portland BLM documentary
https://vimeo.com/479449558 (wecanlisten)
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