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Amazon’s Free Pass on Black Exploitation

The union election of Amazon’s warehouse workers in Alabama was a missed opportunity to call attention to the company’s exploitation of Black communities.

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John Sarno’s Back Surgery Warnings

I’m not a doctor, and I don’t play one on TV. But I know a lot about excruciating back pain, and I’m alarmed by a report saying that spinal surgery is one of the fastest growing medical procedures. If you’re suffering from chronic back pain, there’s a book that can possibly provide you more relief than any orthopod or drug.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEN JR.!

Ben Jr. turned five yesterday. I would have preferred to mark the occasion with a hike and our version of fetch when I throw the ball and then run to retrieve it, but I knew he’d prefer hanging with his doggie day care friends than spending time with his old…

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Motown Mike Duggan’s Champagne Tastes

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan revealed last week that he is a politician with champagne tastes and standards. Here’s some other initiatives Duggan’s planning as part of his planned “Detroit – Nothing But The Best” image rebranding campaign.

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The Cancelling of NYTimes Reporter Donald McNeil

The New York Times is Ground Zero of America’s cancel culture, and the mean spiritedness responsible for the forced resignation of veteran science reporter Donald McNeil has contaminated journalism and popular culture. The success of the Times and other once elite publications is dependent on continuously fueling negativity and anger.

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Welcoming Matt and Kelly Stafford to L.A.

I’m delighted that Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford and his wife Kelly are decamping for L.A. to join the Rams football family. Life in La La Land is going to take some cultural and culinary adjustments, and as a former Detroiter myself I’ve graciously prepared a primer to ease their transition.

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The Cleansing of Republican Nazis

I don’t want anyone telling me what I can read, think, or say. The corporate media, with the New York Times leading the charge, wants to deny me of this right. And they are using Goebbels-like tactics and rhetoric to achieve their goals.

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