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posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:07 PM
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Not a big Stefan fan but I keep him on my podcast app incase I see a good guest or because he updates very quickly during an event, he's usually the first. Here is the episode I am posting about with Walter E. Williams on race economics. Having been raised a lower class community and having had lived in both rich and poor areas and having had been well off and poor during my own life I understand a lot where both sides of the economy are coming from.



Walter E. Williams



Walter Edward Williams (born March 31, 1936) is an American economist, commentator, and academic. He is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University, as well as a syndicated columnist and author known for his classical liberal and libertarian conservative views.[2] His writings frequently appear on Townhall.com, WND, Jewish World Review, and hundreds of newspapers throughout the United States.


Very articulate well educated man who seems to understand both sides of the issue. Also clearly not a neo-liberal/ Marxist.

Walter's Townhall



From 1900 to 1954, blacks were more active than whites in the labor market. Until about 1960, black male labor force participation in every age group was equal to or greater than that of whites. During that period, black teen unemployment was roughly equal to or less than white teen unemployment. As early as 1900, the duration of black unemployment was 15 percent shorter than that of whites; today it's about 30 percent longer. To do something about today's employment picture requires abandonment of sacred cows and honesty.


So, during the time period of the KKK and Jim Crow the black community actually had a higher quality of life. According to Walter... which is very odd.



I was a teenager during the late 1940s, living in North Philadelphia's Richard Allen housing project. Youngsters in my neighborhood who sought after-school, weekend or summer jobs found them. I picked blueberries in New Jersey, caddied at Cobbs Creek Golf Club, shoveled snow for the Philadelphia Transportation Co., delivered packages for a milliner, performed janitorial work at Horn & Hardart restaurant, and huckstered fruits and vegetables.


Like most of us of every race and class we had to work when we were young no big deal.



Such opportunities for early work experiences are all but gone for today's teens living in Richard Allen homes. A major reason is the minimum wage law, which makes hiring low-skilled workers a losing economic proposition. In 1950, only 50 percent of jobs were covered by the minimum wage law. That meant the minimum wage didn't have today's unemployment effect. Today nearly 100 percent are covered.


And here we have it... minimum wage laws baring low skill employment limiting upward mobility by not allowing exposure and skill building at younger ages for those less fortunate.



Then there's education. Black youths are becoming virtually useless for the increasingly high-tech world of the 21st century. According to a 2001 report by Abigail Thernstrom, "The Racial Gap in Academic Achievement," many black 12th-graders dealt with scientific problems at the level of whites in the sixth grade; they wrote about as well as whites in the eighth grade. The average black high-school senior had math skills on a par with a typical white student in the middle of seventh grade. The average 17-year-old black student could only read as well as the typical white child who had not yet reached age 13. That means an employer hiring the typical black high-school graduate is in effect hiring an eighth-grader.


I don't know if this is an issue of racism but apparently schools in inner city communities are severely lacking in their ability to properly educated their youth. I don't know if this is an across the board issue for poor people or if it's specific to the black community however I do know I have personally met people with an education who couldn't read and write. Very unsettling.

We have serious culture issue in our country across the board not just in this specific community. I don't know how to solve these issues but they exist.




posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:17 PM
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a reply to: toysforadults

Until I scrolled down a bit, I thought this was who you meant:




posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:19 PM
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The Dems who control the blue areas where all of these black communities are, keep the schools the way they are so that they become dependent on the government, or in other words, the very Dems who are in control of their education in these areas.

Keep em dumb, the Democrat way.



posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:26 PM
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Can you guys soon decide whther we are liberals or marxists ? We can't be both.
I know your education system is rotten but you can find all the info on various ideologies and economic systems on the internet.
Don't be an American idiot



posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:32 PM
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a reply to: ErrorErrorError

I am a liberal you are a marxist big difference.

I believe in freedom and free economies not government hyper regulation and I love guns. I am a liberal or a free man.



posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:35 PM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
Not a big Stefan fan but I keep him on my podcast app incase I see a good guest or because he updates very quickly during an event, he's usually the first. Here is the episode I am posting about with Walter E. Williams on race economics. Having been raised a lower class community and having had lived in both rich and poor areas and having had been well off and poor during my own life I understand a lot where both sides of the economy are coming from.




Walter Williams is great. You should also look up Thomas Sowell, also a well known and accomplished economist (studied under Milton Friedman).

Both of these gentleman are pariahs in the black community because they address real issues with facts and data showing how liberalism has destroyed the black community.
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posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:37 PM
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Great video...



This video is long but he addresses how blacks were better off economically prior to liberal policies, minimum wage, and other issues. He also debates Charlie Rangel. The video is a good 30 years or older. Yes, Rangel was an idiot back then too.
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posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:37 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated

Thanks Edumakated I was hoping for your input for obvious reasons.

I like Thomas Sowell.

I more libertarian leaning than conservative but the current political paradigm has driven me more towards the right.



posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:42 PM
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originally posted by: ErrorErrorError
Can you guys soon decide whther we are liberals or marxists ? We can't be both.
I know your education system is rotten but you can find all the info on various ideologies and economic systems on the internet.
Don't be an American idiot

Dont be a foreign national pretending they know of politics , education , and economics in the US



posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:49 PM
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a reply to: toysforadults


I don't know if this is an issue of racism but apparently schools in inner city communities are severely lacking in their ability to properly educated their youth. I don't know if this is an across the board issue for poor people or if it's specific to the black community however I do know I have personally met people with an education who couldn't read and write. Very unsettling. We have serious culture issue in our country across the board not just in this specific community. I don't know how to solve these issues but they exist.


My thoughts on this is that it is directly tied to the image of successful people by media establishments. It's not as simple as black and white as some would have you believe. It is as you properly asserted directly tied to education and more importantly income or class. Being poor and uneducated isn't a simply black and white as certain folks would have you believe.

Positive role models in general are not something to be brought into the mainstream spotlight unless there is a certain agenda to push unfortunately.

As the popular saying goes, stop making stupid people famous.



posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 08:52 PM
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The true polarization is between Rich and Poor.

Left and Right is artificial.

White and Black is imposed.

Simplistic Binary Thinking.

Force Fed by the prostitute Media.

Rich or Poor is the real issue.

Class Consciousness is a Dangerous Idea.

That is why we are offered Lies instead.

The 1% eat well and poor children go hungry.




posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 09:18 PM
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In a way isn't that what nearly every war is fought over??

What class will lead society??

Monarchies it the aristocracy..

Capitalism is the merchant class..

Socialism is the peasants..

Communism is the military class of peasants.. at least in the soviet era Russia..



And nearly every war has been between because one faction thought the other faction might take over their populations ideology..



posted on Jul, 13 2017 @ 09:48 PM
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Reminds me of this guy, Thomas Sowell.






posted on Jul, 14 2017 @ 10:47 AM
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So, during the time period of the KKK and Jim Crow the black community actually had a higher quality of life. According to Walter... which is very odd



Not odd at all. Its one of the forgotten tradgedies of Johnson era integration efforts. Before the Civil Rights act of 1964, the black community had a thrivng business community and small business class that owned and operated black grocery stores, clothing stores, drug stores, bars and restaurants, etc. After 1964, when blacks could go to the Walgreens lunch counter and shop in Macys, they quit shopping in their own black owned neigborhood stores. In todays dollars, the loss was in the billions. Worse, as these stores collapsed, wealthy whites bought up the real estate at bargain basement prices and further drove out the black tennants.



posted on Jul, 14 2017 @ 05:21 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated

Speaking to the old timers in the country where I live, they explain that before Public housing and welfare was a big deal, the black community were largely share croppers and field workers. As were most of the kids who wanted money, or had parent's who needed help. They had homes, they made their own money and seemed to do alright, now, there is no need to work the fields, since housing and food are provided.

It's almost like an engineered way to keep people docile, complacent and under the thumb.



posted on Jul, 14 2017 @ 07:04 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox

Class Consciousness is not a new idea.

Wars are caused by rich old men for money and power.

The children of the poor are sent to die.

Class Consciousness inquires why the Class System exists.

It does not benefit the poor.

The children of the rich seem to do well though.

If "All men are born Equal" something is not right.

Class Consciousness is a paradigm to explore the problem.

The rich dislike the inquiry.

"Politics" is the smokescreen for SNAFU.

Children with malnutrition, doomed by "Class".

Zero Sum economics.

The prostitute Media and Welfare. Slavery in fine clothes.

"panem et circenses"




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