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FROM MY CORNER: From Tulsa to Paris

Howell Hurst Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Europe, Nature, People Politics, Racism, Trump

My hometown is Tulsa, Oklahoma, the scene of the worst race massacre of  black Americans. I left Oklahoma 65 years ago to find a different environment for my life. When once I returned to a high school reunion, I again understood why I left in the first place. Oklahoma is often cited by media as… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: America’s Denial

Howell Hurst Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People, People Politics, Poverty, Racism

FROM MY CORNER“America’s Denial”: Distribution: To all my U.S. Readers  [A bit longer commentary this time than usual, I admit. But, since I’ve been silent a couple of weeks, I believe you’ll find it’s worth the reading.] DATELINE: Carmel, CA, USA . . . August 15, 2020 ———————  In The Atlantic magazine’s September edition a… continue reading »

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 »