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Weekend Reader: ‘Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism And Wrecked The Middle Class’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney López, Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley where he focuses on racial justice in American law. In Dog Whistle Politics, López outlines the connection between modern racism and an unstable middle class. Republicans gain […]

April 26, 2014

Rick Perry Gets In And Obama Reelect Responds

The Obama campaign statement, courtesy of spokesman Ben LaBolt, on Texas Governor Rick Perry entering the presidential race: “Governor Perry’s economic policies are a carbon copy of the economic policies of Washington Republicans. He pledged to support the “Cut, Cap, and Balance” plan that would preserve subsidies for oil and gas companies and tax cuts […]

August 13, 2011