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The American System

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September 22, 2016

September 23, 2016

BLACK JOBS MATTER: EASING RACIAL TENSIONS REQUIRES A REVOLUTION IN THE U.S. LABOR MARKET, WITH 30 MILLION NEW INFRASTRUCTURE JOBS AT UNION WAGES AT ALL SKILL LEVELS FINANCED BY THE FED, PLUS A TEN-MILLION JOB MARSHALL PLAN FOR THE CITIES PAID FOR BY THE 1% WALL STREET SALES TAX TO HELP THE EXCLUDED AND DISADVANTAGED ENTER THE WORKFORCE; CALL IT THE MARION BARRY MEMORIAL IN HONOR OF LATE D.C. MAYOR WHO GUARANTEED SUMMER JOBS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS; RESULTS FOR THE BLACK COMMUNITY WILL INCLUDE FULL EMPLOYMENT, A RISING STANDARD OF LIVING, IMPROVED LONGEVITY, MORE UPWARD MOBILITY, WITH BETTER HOUSING, EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE, AND MASS TRANSIT;

END MILITARIZATION OF POLICE DEPARTMENTS; NO MORE MASS INCARCERATION OF BLACK AND LATINO YOUTH IN SERVICE OF THE PRISON-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX; STOP AND FRISK IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL;

RASMUSSEN POLL TURNS REALITY UPSIDE DOWN-AGAIN;

LAVROV AND KERRY STILL ATTEMPTING TO REVIVE CEASE-FIRE IN SYRIA; IRAQI ARMY LAUNCHES OFFENSIVE TO LIBERATE MOSUL FROM ISIS, QUICKLY CAPTURES SHIRQAT, CUTTING SUPPLY LINE TO LARGEST CITY LEFT IN “CALIPHATE”