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  • The Socialists Journal: The Gift and the Curse Part 1: American Exceptionalism

    Mar 10, 15 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *The United States began with a significant departure from previous revolutions, previous statements from leadership, and previous statements about how politics would be handled. The mission statement that is the Declaration of Independence explained the events of 1776 as not simply a power grab by the wealthy landowning class. Instead it showed that the United […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Culture vs. Economics

    Dec 2, 13 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Last weekend the Cub Scouts were at my local supermarket collecting groceries for those in need during the holidays. Because of activities like these, The Boy & Girl Scouts of America are organizations lauded for their dedication to what some would say are the ideals of American culture. In fact conservatives often proclaim that if […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Another Civil War?

    Nov 13, 12 by Trevor Brookins 1 Comment

    *Now that I have your attention, let me start by saying I don’t believe there will be another civil war in the United States. But let me also tell you why it is on my radar. The United States Civil War was a military conflict that arose after several southern states attempted to secede from […]

  • Spielberg: Lincoln Played Dirty to get 14th Amendment Passed

    Nov 2, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *With Abraham Lincoln being touted in new GOP ads as a reason for African Americans to vote Republican, a film about his struggle to preserve the union is preparing for a nationwide release on Nov. 9 – with Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis in the title role and Steven Spielberg calling the shots. “There are […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Electoral College

    Oct 23, 12 by Trevor Brookins 1 Comment

    *The Electoral College proves the Founding Fathers were too smart for their own good. The Electoral College allows for a group of people in each state (electors) to cast ballots for the presidency; generally speaking the elector vote reflects the popular vote but doesn’t have to. This is because the Electoral College is designed so […]

  • Adopted Sierra Leone Orphan Finds Home in Dance Theatre of Harlem (Video)

    Oct 2, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Whenever we witness someone not only pursuing their dream, but fulfilling it, our hearts are made full. The story we ballet world is the beneficiary to the tragic but beautiful story of a Sierra Leone orphan who was able to rebuild her life from the ruins of her past tragedies. Michaela Deprince, born Mabinty Bangura, […]