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  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Moral High Ground Pt. 2

    Jan 22, 13 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Last week I summarized some of the military actions in American history. In most cases that have become part of the American story this country can claim the moral high ground; that is, we were forced into war or a war-like situation. I argue that since this trope has taken hold in our country it […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Quick Hits

    Dec 2, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *You can tell the country is moving beyond race when no one points out that Michael Vick is the black quarterback who failed in Philadelphia. And that quarterback of color Colin Kaepernick is getting a shot in San Francisco without any references to ethnicity. No one except me. This is noteworthy because just last season […]

  • Beyonce Sings ‘I Was Here’, Films Music Video at the UN

    Aug 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Beyonce literally sang for the world on Friday. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The singer performed her track “I Was Here” in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations in honor of World Humanitarian Day, which is Aug. 19, and received rave reviews from officials and stars, MTV reports. A music video of the performance will debut the […]

  • Michelle Obama Takes NATO First Ladies to Chicago’s South Side

    May 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Michelle Obama escorted five other first ladies around her South Side Chicago stomping grounds on Sunday while they were in town for the NATO summit. The women toured the Gary Komer Youth Center, which features a gymnasium, dance studio and a theater, reports the Associated Press. The center provides tutoring, college preparation, training in culinary […]

  • Herbie Hancock Establishes ‘International Jazz Day’ (Video)

    May 1, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Jazz is the music that belongs to African American culture and has been offered to the world. It’s pure, richness tells ancient stories of a time only this sound can tell. The creators of the genre made sure of it. One legendary jazz giant has decided to honor his beloved music with a proper celebration […]

  • Herbie Hancock Gigs Launch International Jazz Day

    Mar 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Jazz pianist Herbie Hancock’s first major initiative since being named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador last July is to establish International Jazz Day to be held annually on April 30, which coincides with the last day of what has been celebrated as Jazz Appreciation Month in the U.S. This year’s inaugural event — organized by the […]