Monday, June 24, 2019

Donald Trump is America’s shadow

So we need to celebrate the heroes of freedom and decency.

As Trump tweets hateful threats, states are protecting immigrant rights

"In the midst of the extreme rhetoric and reality, people across the country are finding common ground on immigration."
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“Somebody is going to die”: Lawyer describes chaos, illness & danger at migrant child...

"They’re breaking the law by taking the children away from their families."

U.S. suicide rates soar with Indigenous Women particularly vulnerable

U.S. suicide rates have reached the highest level since World War II.

How social media supports animal cruelty and the illegal pet trade

Images of chimpanzees and other species appear cute, but they may actually depict animals in dangerous situations. Here’s how to tell what’s safe to share — and how that helps conservation.

Women approaching retirement face financial insecurity over healthcare and drug costs

"Those results underscore the reality of an uneven playing field for women in the American economy and the economic opportunity cost after years as mothers and caregivers and not wage-earners."

The time has come for a global minimum wage

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is celebrating its 100th anniversary this June. In the wake of a devastating world war, its mission...

Feminism: Women’s strike in Switzerland with more than 500,000 women participating

On Friday, the 14th of June 2019, hundreds of thousands of women went on strike throughout Switzerland for the second time after 1991....

An economic no-brainer: Empower women, empower economies

As the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and a leader in advocating for increased investment and action toward...

Juneteenth 2019: The US must repair historic and current racism

On this Juneteenth, we must confront the impacts of racism dating back to the founding of the United States with the slave...