The figure of the rabble-rouser who penetrates the boundaries of local communities to instigate unrest is, of course, far from new. The âoutside agitatorâ was central to the race- and red-baiting rhetoric deployed against civil rights protesters during the 1960s. During that time, conservatives spread the theory that small groups of criminals, who included both white activists (many of whom were Jewish) and âdeviantâ Blacks, infiltrated African-American communities in both the north and the south in order to foment unrest. As then-president of the West Virginia State Bar Association, William C. Beatty put it, civil disobedience was the result of âmob action tailor made for those few malcontents who desire the total breakdown of organized society.â Often portrayed as players in a communist conspiracy, these outsiders were presented as acting not in the interests of African Americans, but to further their own ulterior motives.
When I learn of a promising new emerging artist from the New York Times, it just makes me feel old and as out of touch as ever.
Grimes born Claire Elise Boucher in Vancouver. Apparently in a relationship with Elon Musk, could be pregnant with his child. The YouTube video posted in the NYT article left me rather indifferent though I do smile every time I see the influence of 'prog rock' on contemporary pop music.
Don Pittis: Between motivated employees knowing McCain has their backs and the many buyers of Maple Leaf Foods products who are glad the company executive has taken what he saw as a moral stance in an immoral world, it is very possible shareholders will benefit in the longer term.
Agreed. Except it is not "very possible" but more than likely. It is hard to buy favourable publicity like this. Trump even has conservative politicos in this country shaking their heads in bewilderment.
âI think if there were no tensions, if there was no escalation recently in the region, those Canadians would be right now home with their families,â the Canadian prime minister said in an interview with Global television.