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Fox ‘News’: Multilingual Countries ‘Tend To Be At War With Themselves’ — Uhh, No, Fox

September 7, 2015

Fox ‘News’ reported on the melodrama between Republican 2016 front-runner, Donald Trump, and the man who is supposed to be front-runner, Jeb! Bush on September 4th. The two candidates were slinging mud over whether anyone should ever speak Spanish. Jeb!,…

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Thug: The Evolution Of A Racist Code Word

April 29, 2015

Since the latest outbreak of violence in Baltimore, we get the dubious pleasure of hearing elitist talking heads, bloggers, and politicians resorting to their favorite racist code word: thug. The term is popping up all over, from marginal blogs: I don’t know what it’s…

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