Posts Tagged ‘Rhetoric’

Hawaii Lawmaker Beth Fukumoto Resigns From Republican Party Over Divisive Rhetoric

March 22 (Reuters) – Hawaii lawmaker Beth Fukumoto, ousted last month as Republican leader of the state’s House of Representatives after publicly criticizing President Donald Trump, resigned on Wednesday from her party to seek membership as a Democrat. Fukumoto, 33, the youngest Hawaii legislator to serve as House minority leader, said divisive campaign rhetoric during […]

Middle Class, a Market Force or a Political Rhetoric

Retailing stores are skyrocketing in sales, cars and houses are sold using credit like never before. On the other hand, politicians are hard at work trying to garner support of a certain group of people – countries’ economies are greatly powered by a collective called the middle class. This phenomenon of the Middle Class is […]

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Warns Donald Trump: ‘I Know What That Rhetoric Can Do’

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should use a more civil tone while campaigning, warning that divisive rhetoric could ultimately lead to violence on par with the 2015 Charleston church massacre. “I know what that rhetoric can do,” the Republican governor told The Associated Press on Thursday. “I saw it happen.” […]

Misleading Rhetoric From Republican Candidates and Congressional Leaders Distracts From Real Immigration Solution

Immigration is back in the center of the spotlight both on the campaign trail and in Congress. In fact, until yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee was slated to consider a Republican enforcement-only bill today. Instead they adjourned early for August recess with a promise to take the issue up again in September. However, today’s much-anticipated […]

A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement A sharecropper, a warrior, and a truth-telling prophet, Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) stands as a powerful symbol not only of the 1960s black freedom movement, but also of the enduring human struggle against oppression. A Voice That […]

Human Rights Rhetoric

Human Rights Rhetoric Rhetoric scholars have articulated diverse approaches to both civil and human rights as political, ethical, and academic discourses. ‘Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing’ initiates important interdisciplinary conversations within human rights rhetoric concerning the construction of rights knowledge, the role of advocacy, and politics of representations during acts of witnessing. Developing a conceptual […]

Mitt Romney’s Policy on Iran: Ratcheting up the Rhetoric

Share this: http://OFA.BO/HC5SXQ Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/p6pVb6 Mitt Romney’s policy on Iran is just to ratchet up the rhetoric. President Obama’s strong and steady leadership has made in clear that he will not let Iran get a nuclear weapon. President Obama has imposed the toughest-ever sanctions on Iran while Romney has talked tough without offering a […]