Tag Archives: Equal Rights

TIME: Charlotte Alter- Here’s What All Successful Student Protests Have in Common

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Plus What separates the student protest movements of the 1960s from today, is that the 1960s protesters were protesting for freedom. Protesting for civil and equal rights for all Americans. … Continue reading

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Lenny Kravitz: Dream- Martin Luther King Day

  Source:The New Democrat “A compilation of footage and photos of Dr. King in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Song: Dream (Music & Lyrics by Lenny Kravitz) from the album “Black And White America.” Download here:I-Tunes.” From Lenny Kravitz I … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Thom Hartmann & Michael Medved Debating the Role of Government in America

Source: Thom Hartmann: The Great Debate- Thom Hartmann vs Michael Medved You ask the question’s what’s the role of government and you’ll get many different answers across the political spectrum in America. From Socialists who want government to do almost everything. … Continue reading

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Sam Seder: Video: Caller: Did Affirmative Action Hurt the Liberal Project?

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Affirmative action didn’t hurt the cause of actual Liberals because Liberals believe in equal opportunity … Continue reading

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Business Insider: Report: Brett Logiurato: Anderson Cooper on Arizona Anti-Gay BillL How Freedom of Religion Doesn’t Empower People to Discriminate

Business Insider: Report: Brett Logiurato: Anderson Cooper on Arizona Anti-Gay Bill  Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Jennifer Rubin, in her … Continue reading

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SPOT TV: Video: Stevie Wonder’s Happy Birthday to Martin Luther King

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I can’t think of someone more qualified to sing Happy Birthday to our most effective and greatest American. At least when it comes to equal rights in America … Continue reading

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Defining Equal Rights

  Equal rights are exactly that, equal rights that all Americans are born to regardless of race. (To use as an example) And that all Americans have a right not to be discriminated based on race, to use as another … Continue reading

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Sullen Toys: Martin Luther King- I Have A Dream Speech: August 28, 1963

Source: Sullen Toys: Martin Luther King- I Have a Dream Speech- August 28, 1963 Dr. King’s I Have a Dream Speech, is the crown jewel of the American civil rights movement. Because it laid out exactly what the vision of the … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Jada Thacker- “Concept of Limited Government Is Right-Wing Bunk”: What Limited Government is All About

AlterNet: Opinion- Jada Thacker- Concept of “Limited Government” Is Right-Wing Bunk: Try to Find Anything Remotely Like It in the Constitution Just reading a blog in the AlterNet by Jada Thacker, basically Arguing that limited government does not exist in … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Room For Debate: Can Diversity Survive Without Affirmative Action?

The New York Times: Room For Debate: Can Diversity Survive Without Affirmative Action? You only achieve a colorblind, or racial-blind, which is what this is really about, or ethnic-blind, or gender-blind society, if you actually practice those things. And simply … Continue reading

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