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FROM MY CORNER: How Wall Street Steals Black Homes

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Racial Abuse, Racism

The June 11, 2020 edition of The New York Review of Books describes exactly how the U.S. Federal Government has collaborated with the Real Estate Industry to deprive racial minorities of their homes.  The article is a review of the book, “Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Media’s Myopia

Howell Hurst American News, Humans, People, Racism

[Myopia according to Webster’s is: “nearsightedness; lack of understanding or foresight.” Arguably this defines the state of America’s newspapers and broadcasting companies. And, unfortunately, of too many of the American people.] Nationally, current riots document this near-sightedness after decades of onerous financial oppression of blacks and poor whites by a predominantly wealthy white racist-inclined American… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Thinking Out Loud Again

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Defining Trump, People Politics, Racism

I’ve been thinking, and that’s always a dangerous occupation. Note Mr. Trump’s recent experience with it: he sees four off-white ladies’ faces in congress and Tweets they should return to their own countries instead of criticizing America. The problem: three of them were born in America, and one is a fully naturalized citizen. So we… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Trump is The issue

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Defining Trump, People Politics, Presidential Election, Racism, Refugees

Donald Trump is The Political Issue of the 2020 presidential election. Most Democratic candidates have defined some other issue as their main thrust: his climate change denial, blocking immigration, bashing Islamism, fundamental racism, increased nuclear spending, environmental degradation, corporate tax largesse, Obama Care opposition, Saudi Arabia coziness, the Yemen war and its subsequent child starvation,… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: My Mistake

Howell Hurst American News, Humans, People, Racism

In the last From My Corner, I said Mr. Spike Lee was lenient toward Liam Neeson’s comments about Black men. That, upon closer inspection, appears not to be true. Lee has refused apparently to cast Neeson in a new film because of his comments. Which actually proves the point I was making in the last… continue reading »