Archive for January 2008

takin off my co

Jan 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Recent grad Melodie Beal has Co-op to thank for her career success since graduation. Now the Public Relations and Marketing Manager at the Greater Fredericton Airport Authority, Beal has worked her way up the Co-op ladder to gain valuable experience in marketing, strategic planning and project development. Beal acknowledges her Co-op work experience in providing […]



Latino Racism

Jan 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Social

Duke University’s Paula McClain, working with nine other sociologists, found similar attitudes among Latinos living in Durham, North Carolina. According to McClain et al., “Latino immigrants hold negative stereotypical views of blacks and feel that they have more in common with whites than with blacks.” For instance, 58.9 percent of Latino immigrants, but only 9.3 […]



A Bound Man

Jan 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Politics

America’s foremost black intellectual has published a slender book about the most interesting presidential candidacy since 1980. Shelby Steele’s characteristically subtle argument is ultimately unconvincing because he fundamentally misreads Barack Obama. Nevertheless, so fecund is Steele’s mind, he illuminates the racial landscape that Obama might transform. Ronald Reagan’s 1980 candidacy fascinated because, as a conviction […]



index

Jan 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

I’ve decided to attend the local gym. For that reason I was searching for excersise program. Here is an interesting one:



Cynical Press “T”

Jan 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Politics

The Reagan Coalition didn’t die of natural causes: It’s now steel-vault CW that the tripartite Reagan Coalition (national security conservatives, social conservatives, economic conservatives) has sundered. There’s a tendency to portray this as some sort of inevitable process, a working-out of an ideological dialiectic. Hence Fred Thompson was just a fool to run on a […]



Oh, Bob Herbert

Jan 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Bob Herbert joined The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist in 1993. His twice a week column comments on politics, urban affairs and social trends. Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Herbert was a national correspondent for NBC from 1991 to 1993, reporting regularly on “The Today Show” and “NBC Nightly News.” He had […]



newsflash latin

Jan 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Here is what I’ve found. Nice isn’t it: In the literature, there has been an extensive debate regarding the imposition of U.S. models for anti-racism on other countries such as Latin America. As Latin American countries struggle to re-define their identity and confront their problems amidst evidence of rampant racism in the region, some scholars […]