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Dr. Julianne Malveaux

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A Sugar Coated Satan Sandwich with Strychnine on the Side: Will the Debt Ceiling Fix Bring Double Dip Recession?

By Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Our country appears to have avoided default on our debt, based on a deal that was cut Sunday night, and negotiations that will begin Monday morning. Of course, as I write this, there may well be another monkey wrench thrown into the process of compromise, as the Tea Party Republicans have been intransient and completely unwilling to compromise. President Obama and some Democrats, on the other hand, have been far…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Racing Toward the Bottom

By Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Julianne Malveaux

While a Department of Education program embraces “a race to the top”, our nation’s current stance toward our fourteen million officially unemployed people represents nothing less than a race to the bottom.  We are content to report, month after month, unemployment rates in excess of nine percent, to use questionable language to describe tepid performance, and to assuage ourselves with myths that the economy is in recovery because GDP growth…

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China Bets On the Euro

By Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Julianne Malveaux

China has more than $3 trillion in currency reserves, more than any other country in the world.  They’ve decided to use some of their reserves to invest in the euro, the currency of the European Union.  In putting money behind the euro, China says that despite the challenges posed by financial problems in Greece, despite worries that the euro is weakening, in the words of Premier Wen Jiabo, it has…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

The Conspiracy to Steal the 2012 Election

By Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Attorney Barbara Arnwine, leader of the DC based Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is on a mission. She wants to make sure that every citizen has the right to vote.  On its face, it seems like a retro mission, since the right to vote has long been established.  But one look at her Map of Shame, a map she shared at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s 40th Anniversary and…

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