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The Atlantic
A New Battle for the Soul of Harlemon loyalty from the black community in Harlem, was an agitator in Congress, Ran
A New Battle for the Soul of Harlem
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
on loyalty from the black community in Harlem, was an agitator in Congress, Rangel, who came into office after landmark Great Society legislation like the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act, was a deft legislator and... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
When hobos found a welcoming home in Southwest Nebraskaof poverty themselves, and small towns became less welcoming and tolerant to tr
When hobos found a welcoming home in Southwest Nebraska
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of poverty themselves, and small towns became less welcoming and tolerant to transients. Add to that fallout from LBJ's Great Society programs of the 1960s and the current entitlement atmosphere and we have reason to fear for the future of the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who Should Make Political Policy, the People or the Politicians?progress. The platforms of subsequent presidents--Eisenhower's "Peace and Prosp
Who Should Make Political Policy, the People or the Politicians?
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
progress. The platforms of subsequent presidents--Eisenhower's "Peace and Prosperity," Kennedy's "New Frontier," Johnson's "Great Society," Nixon's "Bring Us Together," Reagan's "Make America Great Again," Bush senior's "Kinder, Gentler Nation,"... Read more
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Slate
Chris Christie Thinks Schools in Poor Black Neighborhoods Have Too Much Moneythat number is lower, at 4 percent. Those billions flow through the Elementary
Chris Christie Thinks Schools in Poor Black Neighborhoods Have Too Much Money
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
that number is lower, at 4 percent. Those billions flow through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a 50-year-old Great Society program intended to improve education for poor children, disabled children, and children who are learning... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bodyguard who walked beside historydemanding, boisterous and intolerant" yet Mr Hill developed a grudging respect
Bodyguard who walked beside history
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
demanding, boisterous and intolerant" yet Mr Hill developed a grudging respect for the man and the commitment to his "Great Society" agenda. Mr Hill's description of the Nixon years provides some unexpected facts about that unpalatable regime,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
More jobs preferred over guaranteed ‘basic income’In the 1960s and early ’70s, several prominent conservatives pushed it as a way
More jobs preferred over guaranteed ‘basic income’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
In the 1960s and early ’70s, several prominent conservatives pushed it as a way to dismantle President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society programs aimed at alleviating poverty in America. And after a period of dormancy, the idea has come roaring... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Dogshit & Sugar-Tax In Philadelphia: "The Stupid, It Burns"60 years, with virtually no opposition from Republicans. West Philly precincts
Dogshit & Sugar-Tax In Philadelphia: "The Stupid, It Burns"
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
60 years, with virtually no opposition from Republicans. West Philly precincts voted 99% for Obama in 2008 and 2012. The Great Society welfare programs have been in effect for 50 years. I can guarantee you at least 90% of the people along this... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
History textbook gets challengedof Mexican-Americans who identify as Chicanos, was fighting for equal access to
History textbook gets challenged
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 days ago
of Mexican-Americans who identify as Chicanos, was fighting for equal access to social programs created under the Great Society, "not to destroy the U.S." Christopher Carmona, who is a committee chairman of the Texas chapter of the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Huckaby: Endorsing Dooley's endorsement of Trumppoem. The other kids got to vote, and it was a landslide. I guess I am out of
Huckaby: Endorsing Dooley's endorsement of Trump
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
poem. The other kids got to vote, and it was a landslide. I guess I am out of the closet now. I endorsed the father of the Great Society and the man who expanded the war in Vietnam before handing it over to Nixon and Kissinger to figure... Read more
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Slate
America’s Long, Nasty History of Politicians Exploiting Class Tensions for Personal Gainpoliticians who identified and sympathized with poor whites found this exaspera
America’s Long, Nasty History of Politicians Exploiting Class Tensions for Personal Gain
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
politicians who identified and sympathized with poor whites found this exasperating. President Lyndon B. Johnson, whose Great Society program focused on helping not only urban blacks but also the crushingly impoverished whites of Appalachia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Libraries - a New Frontier for Ethiopiaother things, the building of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Hence, in or
Libraries - a New Frontier for Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
other things, the building of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Hence, in order to see the building of an Ethiopian great society that is at the forefront of science and technology, there is need for a great leap forward in literacy. It is... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Race, gender and the US presidential campaignof the Obama administration, presenting its health care program as a progressiv
Race, gender and the US presidential campaign
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
of the Obama administration, presenting its health care program as a progressive reform on a par with the New Deal and the Great Society, rather than an effort to shift medical costs from corporations to workers. He deliberately conceals the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the Editor, June 12: Where was Hillary on sleepy, dusty Delta day?launched a new round of progressive legislation designed to eliminate poverty a
Letters to the Editor, June 12: Where was Hillary on sleepy, dusty Delta day?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
launched a new round of progressive legislation designed to eliminate poverty and social injustice which he termed the Great Society. Programs which evolved were the Job Corps, the Peace Corps, Head Start, Medicare and Medicaid. If the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jonathan's Bill of Rights or Failures?fail to translate such grand dreams into reality. After they leave office, they
Jonathan's Bill of Rights or Failures?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
fail to translate such grand dreams into reality. After they leave office, they regain the trajectory of articulating how a great society should be run. This is the problem of a nation whose leaders do not really prepare for leadership. They are... Read more
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The Atlantic
Mitch McConnell, Barry Goldwater, and the Embrace of Donald TrumpI would come to regret this vote more than any I’d ever cast.” McConnell viewed
Mitch McConnell, Barry Goldwater, and the Embrace of Donald Trump
The Atlantic / Posted 24 days ago
I would come to regret this vote more than any I’d ever cast.” McConnell viewed the expansion of government under LBJ’s Great Society as a disaster and his war on poverty as a failure. In the years and decades ahead, the budding politician would... Read more
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Salon.com
The right’s long war on hope: How the GOP manufactures apathy, cynicism and rageand upheaval have led to a renewal of faith in political remedies: the New Deal
The right’s long war on hope: How the GOP manufactures apathy, cynicism and rage
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
and upheaval have led to a renewal of faith in political remedies: the New Deal, the Civil Rights movement, LBJ’s Great Society programs. Over the past four decades, however, right-wing pols have cranked the Jeffersonian formulation (That... Read more
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The Telegraph
Greatness went beyond sportand get the chance to get hugged and kissed by him. Even when you had the belt
Greatness went beyond sport
The Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
and get the chance to get hugged and kissed by him. Even when you had the belt. His greatness was abroad as well. He made great society changes. I think with Muhammad Ali, when he went to Europe, Africa, Saudi Arabia, the whole world wanted to... Read more
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New York Post
False nostalgia is poisoning politics on the left and rightwhere American faith in government made possible the massive expansion of socia
False nostalgia is poisoning politics on the left and right
New York Post / Posted 27 days ago
where American faith in government made possible the massive expansion of social-welfare programs in the 1960s known as the Great Society. Conservatives hunger for the cultural cohesion, traditional values and centrality of the family of the time —... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opening Remarks By Joe H. Pemagbi At Sierra Leone Reporters Union SLAJ Presidential Debate - May 31, 2016you all that 'a free press is not only a right, and not only a privilege, but a
Opening Remarks By Joe H. Pemagbi At Sierra Leone Reporters Union SLAJ Presidential Debate - May 31, 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
you all that 'a free press is not only a right, and not only a privilege, but a necessity (an organic necessity) in a great society - Walter Lippman (American Journalist). Let me reiterate this in the words of Mahatma Gandhi who reminds us... Read more
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Breitbart
Jeff Bezos to Donald Trump: Free Speech For Me, But Not For Theeto free speech norms. Beautiful speech doesn’t need protection; ugly speech doe
Jeff Bezos to Donald Trump: Free Speech For Me, But Not For Thee
Breitbart / Posted 28 days ago
to free speech norms. Beautiful speech doesn’t need protection; ugly speech does. If you step back and think about what a great society we have, part of it is we have these cultural norms that allow people to say these ugly things. You should let... Read more
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NBC News
Amazon CEO Trumpets Free Speech Amid Gawker, Silicon Valley Clashbut also because of our cultural norms," he said, according to Recode. "If you
Amazon CEO Trumpets Free Speech Amid Gawker, Silicon Valley Clash
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
but also because of our cultural norms," he said, according to Recode. "If you step back and think about what a great society we have, part of it is we have these cultural norms that allow people to say these ugly things. You should let... Read more
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Fortune
Jeff Bezos Makes it Clear Where He Stands on Freedom of Speechand certain people will say they need to be punished for that ugly speech. But
Jeff Bezos Makes it Clear Where He Stands on Freedom of Speech
Fortune / Posted 29 days ago
and certain people will say they need to be punished for that ugly speech. But if you step back and think about what a great society we have, a big part of it is the fact that we have these cultural norms that allow people to say really ugly... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Absolute standards neededdeveloped the KKK to terrorize blacks. Democrats grudgingly voted for civil rig
Absolute standards needed
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
developed the KKK to terrorize blacks. Democrats grudgingly voted for civil rights legislation. When LBJ instituted the Great Society, Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible... Read more
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iafrica.com
Trump urged to embrace press scrutinyjury has ordered Gawker to pay Hogan $140 million. The company is appealing. "
Trump urged to embrace press scrutiny
iafrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
jury has ordered Gawker to pay Hogan $140 million. The company is appealing. "If you step back and think about what a great society we have, and norms that allow people to say very ugly things," Bezos said. "You don't have to like them; you... Read more
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examiner.com
Apollo's promise needs presidential leadership & a national security mandateThe travails brought on by the Vietnam War, the accompanying civil unrest and g
Apollo's promise needs presidential leadership & a national security mandate
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
The travails brought on by the Vietnam War, the accompanying civil unrest and government overreaching involving the Great Society programs conspired to crowd out space spending and put a premature end to Lyndon Johnson’s presidency. LBJ’s... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Is America Committing Slow-Motion Suicide? A Look at the Decline of CUNYin Harlem that went begging back then when AFDC and funding for public educatio
Is America Committing Slow-Motion Suicide? A Look at the Decline of CUNY
Naked Capitalism / Posted 30 days ago
in Harlem that went begging back then when AFDC and funding for public education were in ample supplies as part of the Great Society—funded to some extent by feverish war spending a la Military Keynesianism. When those jobs became too much of... Read more
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Salon.com
Let’s blow up the Democrats: The Sanders coalition is the future — but requires a third partysigns of life on welfare and criminal justice reform. And given how the party r
Let’s blow up the Democrats: The Sanders coalition is the future — but requires a third party
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
signs of life on welfare and criminal justice reform. And given how the party rolled back progress made in the New Deal and Great Society to become more viable in the post-Reagan years, there’s no guarantee even a relatively modest trend of progress... Read more
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examiner.com
HBO’s ‘All the Way’ starring Bryan Cranston as LBJVice-President Humphrey and Anthony Mackie was Dr. Martin Luther King. During t
HBO’s ‘All the Way’ starring Bryan Cranston as LBJ
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
Vice-President Humphrey and Anthony Mackie was Dr. Martin Luther King. During the epilogue it stated Johnson enacted his Great Society programs that included what we still know today as Medicare and Medicaid during his Presidency. Suggest... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Task Confronting Libertariansbureaus, departments, and divisions. I do not know what the exact count would b
The Task Confronting Libertarians
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
bureaus, departments, and divisions. I do not know what the exact count would be today, but the known multiplicity of Great Society agencies would justify our rounding out that figure at least to 2,200. We do know [in 1968] that the full-time... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump’s Mission: Make America Great Again; The Vision of Widespread Prosperity—The American Dream for All 50 Statesseems to be that the government is more effective at “hard” Hamiltonian project
Trump’s Mission: Make America Great Again; The Vision of Widespread Prosperity—The American Dream for All 50 States
Breitbart / Posted 1 months ago
seems to be that the government is more effective at “hard” Hamiltonian projects that create work, as opposed to “soft” Great Society-type programs that create welfare. And while there’s never a guarantee that the promises of tough-minded... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ben Sasse: Conservatives overrating importance of immigration, free trade on economic disruptionis going to become 1950 again,” Mr. Sasse said. He added that Democrats believ
Ben Sasse: Conservatives overrating importance of immigration, free trade on economic disruption
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
is going to become 1950 again,” Mr. Sasse said. He added that Democrats believe they’re “three magical tweaks” from making Great Society “entitlement programs the solution to all the disruption our people are feeling in their local... Read more

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