[lbo-talk] Occupy the hood revisit

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Sun Dec 18 09:46:39 PST 2011

The "idea" is not mine: I got it from Glen Ford & Bruce Dixon of Black Agenda.

Carrol -----Original Message----- From: lbo-talk-bounces at lbo-talk.org [mailto:lbo-talk-bounces at lbo-talk.org] On Behalf Of Doug Henwood Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 8:27 AM To: lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org; lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org; lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org Subject: Re: [lbo-talk] Occupy the hood revisit

On Dec 18, 2011, at 12:54 AM, 123hop at comcast.net wrote:

> But what about Carrol's explanation that black non-participation (which is
certainly not true in Oakland, is it?) is a function of Obama's lingering popularity?
> -------
> Any data to back that up?

Which, his lingering popularity or nonparticipation? The lingering popularity is enormous:

http://www.gallup.com/poll/149351/obama-job-approval-sinks-new-lows-among-wh ites-hispanics.aspx

Dunno about nonpart, which would be hard to poll. ___________________________________ http://mailman.lbo-talk.org/mailman/listinfo/lbo-talk

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