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  • Rosa Brooks, Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy

    08/08/2011 3:29:49 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 21 replies
    JessDuntno | Today | Various Sources
    Rosa Brooks serves as Counselor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Michele Flournoy. In May 2010 she also became Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and then Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy. She is running a new Pentagon office dedicated to those issues. She is on leave from her job as a law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. Brooks is known as a columnist (most recently with the LA Times) and at the Pentagon her portfolio has included both human rights issues and global engagement and strategic communication. Her mother, Barbara Ehrenreich, is...
  • New Republic Editor Distances Himself From Glenn Beck Due to Agreeing on Frances Fox Piven

    01/26/2011 8:16:48 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 3 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | January 26, 2011 | P.J. Gladnick
    I am not now nor have I ever been Glenn Beck. Please, please believe me! I am NOT Glenn Beck! Such was the tone of the unintentionally hilarious article in The New Republic by contributing editor John McWhorter. Apparently his "thought crime" in the eyes of Jim Sleeper writing in Talking Points Memo was agreeing with Glenn Beck on the social toxicity of Frances Fox Piven:
  • Friedman and Sowell on Equality

    04/17/2010 12:36:20 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies · 618+ views
    youtube ^ | June 14, 2009
    Milton Friedman gives his brilliant assessment of equality in the context of inherited wealth. Thomas Sowell ...
  • Cloward-Piven’s Inherent Self-Contradiction

    01/05/2010 4:31:08 PM PST · by reasonisfaith · 36 replies · 1,371+ views
    With enactment of their policies, liberals never fail to accomplish the opposite of their stated goal. It’s been said before, and here’s more proof. Richard Cloward and Frances Piven are known for their strategy to overwhelm the welfare state with impossible demands in order to establish a crisis that would eventually bring down the entire government. At the point of collapse, an imaginary “better” government would be able to take over. Of course, their agenda was nothing more than another leftist scheme to establish a utopia… So they activated themselves and trained many underlings—one of whom now occupies the White...