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Friday Talking Points -- Give America a Raise!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Unemployment has now fallen to 6.3 percent, the lowest it has been since 2008. The rate dropped four-tenths of a point in a single month -- the biggest drop in two years -- showing that after the lag of this year's brutal winter, employers are hiring.

NBA Rejects Racism, MLB And NFL Continue Their Silence

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Washington Redskins and Chief Wahoo are not something said in private. They are as public as it gets. Millions of dollars are made each year by the sale of merchandise with these names and logos prominently appearing. Yet the leagues do nothing.

Things This Indian-American From Cleveland Is NOT Thankful For This Thanksgiving Day

Deepak Sarma | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

While I am indeed thankful for some things this Thanksgiving Day, such as my family, my job, and so on, there are things I'm NOT thankful for this Thanksgiving Day.

The Native American Mascot: Tribute or Stereotype?

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.09.2012 | College
Sam Sommers

For many people the debate comes down to one question: tribute or stereotype? But there's also another, arguably more compelling way to answer this question: look to the data.

Chief Wahoo Curses Cleveland Yet Again

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Harvey Wasserman

Another tomahawk has sailed into the hearts of Cleveland sports fans. Is it the work of Chief Wahoo, the most racist logo in all of sports?

What's in a Name?

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

What then can be done, if anything, about Cleveland's Chief Wahoo? Commissioner Bud Selig has the power in the "best interest of baseball" to encourage a change in the mascot logo.