November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Mitch McConnell's cynical and callous attitude toward the unemployed stems from more than his single-minded focus on bringing down the duly elected president of the United States of America. Those segments of society hardest hit by high unemployment didn't vote for Republicans even before they were unemployed.
One thing that needs to be noted, and which makes it easier to understand McConnell's utter lack of concern for the unemployed, is that unemployment has not been distributed equally throughout the economy. The unemployed didn't vote Republican even before they were unemployed.
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Mitch McConnell talks about the 1.5 million jobs lost since President Obama's inauguration and he shamelessly says the stimulus didn't work. What he doesn't tell you are that more Americans are working than when Obama took office or that without the stimulus, unemployment would be over 11% instead of stubbornly hovering about 9.1%.
Mitch McConnell said this week that America has lost 1.5 million jobs since the first stimulus bill was passed. That is not true.A little over a month ago, this nation began a long overdue discussion about jobs and the crisis of unemployment for the first time in over two years. But since we have...
July 29, 2012 - 7:54pm
Lex Lawson's Gender Bender Art Show on Saturday brought a crowd to Solidarity Art Gallery that spilled out onto the sidewalk.
It looked like one heck of a party was going on. When a crowd gathers on the sidewalk like that, it is usually patrons of the Hideaway Saloon, but these weren't partiers; they were attendees of the Gender Bender Art Show, curated and promoted by spoken word artist Lex Lawson at Solidarity, a...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Race and gender through the generations are seen through women's eyes in Looking for Lilith's production of Hunting the Basilisk, which opens on Friday.