Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Can We All Get Along?

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August 20th, in conjunction with the commemoration of the birthday of the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the Pan African Unity Dialogue (PAUD) of greater New York will present a document entitled – A Call for Action on Immigration Reform: Advancing the Interests of People of African Descent. Anyone who is familiar with the issues and concerns of Black America is aware that immigration reform is a controversial and hotly debated…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Obama to the GOP – I´ll Huff and I´ll Puff and …. Bluff

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Once again Liberals/progressives and a large sector of the electorate have witnessed a dismal and disappointing performance by President Obama and the Democrats.  In the face of staunch opposition by  conservatives and fanatical determination by the Tea Party Caucus,  the Democrats and Obama abandoned the “principle” that legislation to lift the Debt Ceiling must include “revenues” as well as cuts in spending.  Even though polls indicated support for Obama´s concept…

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Pilgrimage to Haiti

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CLICK HERE to View Images from Previous Pilgrimage CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE PRESS RELEASE Haiti Support Project Announces Annual Pilgrimage to Haiti (New York, July 20. 2011) Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century and Founder of the Haiti Support Project (HSP), announced today that the Haiti Support Project will lead its Fifth Annual Pilgrimage to Haiti, January 17-21, 2012, to visit the Citadel…

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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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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

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. Ron Daniels

Obama as a One Term President: Implications for the Progressive Movement

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Congresswoman Michele Bachman, the Tea Party firebrand from Minnesota, has declared her candidacy for the Republican Party nomination for President.  She stole the show at CNN´s first Republican Primary Debate in New Hampshire by emphatically declaring: “President Obama is a one term President.”   Unquestionably this has been the goal of the Grand Obstructionist Party (GOP) from the very first day of the Obama presidency.  At every turn, the Republican…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

African Americans Must Be in the Forefront of the Fight

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Declaring War on the War on Drugs African Americans Must Be in the Forefront of the Fight by Dr. Ron Daniels There was a veritable explosion of information, energy and events around the 40th Anniversary of the War on Drugs. Numerous reports were released (including one by the prestigious Global Commission on the War on Drugs), and there were countless interviews, town hall meetings and forums in scores of cities…

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