Forty years after the death of Senator Joseph McCarthy, a U.S. Senate commission, chaired by Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, filed a report that confirmed McCarthy’s claims of communist involvement in New York, Washington, and Los Angeles.
This is a very, VERY long article written by author, educator, social activist and thought provocateur Ta-Nehisi Coates. It is titled “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration”. Over the course of nine parts or chapters, aside from the topic in the title, it also talks about racism, discrimination, unemployment and police brutality. Set this aside for when you have plenty of time to read.
Description of The Daniel Patrick Moynihan Federal Courthouse, left, New York County Supreme Court building at 80 Centre Street, bottom left, the New York County Supreme Court building at 100 Centre Street, center, and the Manhattan Municipal Building, top right, stand in downtown Manhattan in this aerial photograph taken over New York, U.S., on Wednesday, July 7, 2010. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
"The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.", Daniel Patrick Moynihan