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Joshua Oakley Dream Poems

Joshua Oakley Dream Poems

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joshuastarlight on Clarence Page on Ferguson Riots - Clarence Page talked about developments in Ferguson, Missouri, and how events there in the wake of the shooting of teenager Michael Brown relate back to recommendations and findings of past government-commissioned reports on civil unrest and riots. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-ta... "Critics note that the official poverty rate, as calculated by the Census Bureau, has fallen only modestly, from 19% in 1964 to 15% in 2012 (the most recent year available). But other analysts, citing shortcomings in the official poverty measure, focus on a supplemental measure (also produced by the Census Bureau) to argue that more progress has been made. A team of researchers from Columbia University, for example, calculated an “anchored” supplemental measure — essentially the 2012 measure carried back through time and adjusted for historical inflation — and found that it fell from about 26% in 1967 to 16% in 2012." "Poverty among blacks has fallen sharply: In 1966, two years after Johnson’s speech, four-in-ten (41.8%) of African-Americans were poor; blacks constituted nearly a third (31.1%) of all poor Americans. By 2012, poverty among African-Americans had fallen..." - Joshua Oakley Dream Poems
joshuastarlight on Clarence Page on Ferguson Riots - Clarence Page talked about developments in Ferguson, Missouri, and how events there in the wake of the shooting of teenager Michael Brown relate back to recommendations and findings of past government-commissioned reports on civil unrest and riots. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Why is there still extreme poverty in the South? That is a good question, with many answers including racism (in regards to black communities) and institutional inequality regarding all ethnicities, poor whites included. Government programs have certainly helped alleviate poverty and inequality, but by no means have totally eradicated them. Lack of education, little to no public commitment to welfare programs outside the scope of federal policies unlike in the Northeast and West Coast areas of the country, lack of access to Medicaid for those without children, etc. etc. etc. all play a role. But getting back to the issue of specific instances of police actions that incite riots, lack of communication between the white leaders of the city and the black community feeling victimized by the police, and in general a lack of implementation of the recommendations of the various governmental commissions' reports as indicated by Clarence Page, is the most direct cause of the Ferguson protests..." - Joshua Oakley Dream Poems
joshuastarlight on Clarence Page on Ferguson Riots - Clarence Page talked about developments in Ferguson, Missouri, and how events there in the wake of the shooting of teenager Michael Brown relate back to recommendations and findings of past government-commissioned reports on civil unrest and riots. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"If you look at the data of changes in poor communities of all races / ethnicities, you will see that poverty has in fact been alleviated by the 1960s Great Society Welfare reforms." - Joshua Oakley Dream Poems
joshuastarlight on Clarence Page on Ferguson Riots - Clarence Page talked about developments in Ferguson, Missouri, and how events there in the wake of the shooting of teenager Michael Brown relate back to recommendations and findings of past government-commissioned reports on civil unrest and riots. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Most of the recommendations of the commissions were not implemented." - Joshua Oakley Dream Poems
Grateful Dead – It Must Have Been the Roses http://www.last.fm/music... http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
The Velvet Underground – Who Loves The Sun http://www.last.fm/music... http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
Facebook to add “satire” tag that automatically renders articles way funnier http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
kaitlin-kelly: Movies You Should See (And Maybe Haven’t) – Attack the Block (2011) Dimples: What kind of alien, out… http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
“In general, people are not drawn to perfection in others. People are drawn to shared interests, shared problems,... https://www.facebook.com/joshuas...
In general, people are not drawn to perfection in others. People are drawn to shared interests, shared problems,… http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
Werner Herzog on Truth and Meaning of Life | via Facebook http://weheartit.com/entry...
Watch John Oliver’s Take on Ferguson and the Police http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
Werner Herzog on Truth and Meaning of Life | via Facebook https://weheartit.com/entry...
We keep pledging to study the cause of riots like Ferguson. And we keep ignoring the lessons. http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
Michael Jackson – I Wanna Be Where You Are http://www.last.fm/music... http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Carry On http://www.last.fm/music... http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
Black Sabbath – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath http://www.last.fm/music... http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
All things extant in this world: Gods of Heaven, Gods of Earth, let everything be as it should be. Thus shall it be! http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
“All things extant in this world: Gods of Heaven, Gods of Earth, let everything be as it should be. Thus shall it... https://www.facebook.com/joshuas...
O.G.C. – The Original Grumpy Cat http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
O.G.C. – The Original Grumpy Cat http://joshuastarlight.me/2014...
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