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3/30/2018  The Guardian

Why are the poor blamed and shamed for their deaths?

Very thoughtful article that deals with class issues. 





3/24/2018 The Guardian

What I learned from my fight to remove Confederate monuments

Mitch Landrieu

Mitch Landrieu, the mayor of New Orleans, on the removal of four Confederate monuments and what it means for the city’s future. An excerpt from In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History by Mitch Landrieu, published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC. Copyright © 2018 by Mitch Landrieu. 




3/23/2018  The Guardian


"The Guardian has “invited student journalists from the Eagle Eye

, the award-winning newspaper at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, to serve as our guest editors for the next 48 hours and oversee the Guardian’s coverage of March for Our Lives, the massive student-led protest unfolding in Washington and across America. We’re sending 11 students to the nation’s capital as Guardian correspondents, contributing to our live coverage all day on Saturday."  I’d really encourage everyone to look at their coverage of this event."


This article is by the editorial staff of the student newspaper and lists out their demands on gun control.  It is excellent. 



This 2nd article deals with the bombing suspect in Austin and why he hasn’t been labeled a terrorist and takes aim at race and religious privilege. 



The New York times has a really good opinion piece about how the corporations and wealthy hide their wealth and what can be done about it.   It explains in a simple manner how it works and also offers a fix.  Let's be sure to write our representatives around the republican tax proposals and demand that this off shore issue gets fixed in any tax proposal passed.