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John Ridley: President Obama's Success Mask Economic Tragedies for Black Men 21.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
With all the focus directed toward President Obama's Tonight Show appearance, and also with the likes of Eric Holder, Michael Steele and Richard Parsons making headlines, their positions of prominence tend to mask a harsh reality of this severe economic downturn: it's black men who've been the most beaten down by our worsening recession. Just barely half of all young black men are working. Just. Barely. Half. It's a downward spiral that's pretty much covered up every time somebody ends a discussion about lingering racial inequalities with "but Obama is president!"
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Russia's Rule of Lawlessness 21.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: World
The murder of human-rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov shows how, in Russia, lawyers who defend the weak can find themselves on the firing line.
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Russia's Rule of Lawlessness 21.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
The murder of human-rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov shows how, in Russia, lawyers who defend the weak can find themselves on the firing ...
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Neither a Hedgehog Nor a Fox 21.3.2009 WSJ: Most Emailed This Week
By Peggy Noonan Declarations: The unbearable lightness of Obama's administration. ...
Sony Ericsson Issues Profit Warning 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Sony Ericsson said it expects to post a first-quarter pretax loss that is well below market expectations, as weak consumer demand and destocking continues to hurt ...
Sudden notoriety: Mosque in Minneapolis draws scrutiny from U.S. Senate, FBI and international media 20.3.2009 MinnPost
MinnPost photo by Sharon Schmickle Men praying earlier this week at the Saddique Mosque in Minneapolis. By Sharon Schmickle | Friday, March 20, 2009 A news crew from Dubai arrived at the Abubakar As-Saddique Mosque as I was leaving on Tuesday. Al Jazeera, the Arabic news network, has booked an interview for next week, coming on the heels of reporters from dozens of other news organizations. The reporters were welcomed, but not the sudden notoriety that drew them to the Minneapolis mosque. Community Voices: by Cawo M. Abdi ...
Neither a Hedgehog Nor a Fox 20.3.2009 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
By Peggy Noonan Declarations: The unbearable lightness of Obama's ...
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Prudential Swings to Loss, Names New CEO 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Europe
Prudential PLC named Tidjane Thiam as CEO, the first time a black officer will lead a FTSE 100 firm. The insurer's results beat ...
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French Official Criticizes SocGen Options Plan 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Europe
A French government official criticized Societe Generale's latest executive stock-option plan, describing it as "indecent" given current market ...
Sony Ericsson Issues Profit Warning 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Europe
Sony Ericsson said it expects to post a first-quarter pretax loss that is well below market expectations, as weak consumer demand and destocking continues to hurt ...
Sony Ericsson Issues Profit Warning 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Sony Ericsson said it expects to post a first-quarter pretax loss that is well below market expectations, as weak consumer demand and destocking continues to hurt ...
Sony Ericsson Issues Profit Warning 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
Sony Ericsson said it expects to post a first-quarter pretax loss that is well below market expectations, as weak consumer demand and destocking continues to hurt ...
Blockbuster Swings to Loss 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
Blockbuster swung to a fourth-quarter net loss on a $435 million goodwill write-down, as revenue and margins ...
GE Says Unit Is on Firm Ground 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
GE lowered projections for its finance arm but said but it won't need to raise external capital. Many of its borrowers are ...
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Many U.S. Bird Species Seen at Risk 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Nearly a third of U.S. bird species are at risk due to habitat loss, invasive species and other threats, a government study found.
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Ticketmaster Posts $1.07 Billion Loss 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Ticketmaster swung to a loss of $1.07 billion amid declining ticket sales and a massive impairment ...
Blockbuster Swings to Loss 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Blockbuster swung to a fourth-quarter net loss on a $435 million goodwill write-down, as revenue and margins ...
GE Says Unit Is on Firm Ground 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US Business
General Electric lowered the outlook for GE Capital because of growing losses in its consumer, commercial and real-estate businesses, but said the unit won't require additional ...
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Blockbuster Swings to Loss 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
Blockbuster swung to a fourth-quarter net loss on a $435 million goodwill write-down, as revenue and margins ...
Many U.S. Bird Species Seen at Risk 20.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Nearly a third of U.S. bird species are at risk due to habitat loss, invasive species and other threats, a government study found.
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