Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Why Martin Luther King Day should matter

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s true legacy remembered.
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MLK Day special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own words

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

Fastfood workers strike demanding $15 an hour and union rights

"They want to send a message to both the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to prioritize passing $15 an hour (legislation) in the first 100 days."

That time private US media companies stepped in to silence the falsehoods and incitements...

A relatively new medium was harnessed to inject hateful ideas into American society for political gain.

Emergency response

Police have fatally shot more than 1,200 people with mental illnesses since 2015, according to the database.

How to have a happy humanity

I am sure that we could solve worldwide issues of poverty, climate change, and health. Our efforts involving happiness should be made with respect to all peoples everywhere.
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Is Big Tech too powerful? Chris Hedges & Ramesh Srinivasan debate Twitter & Facebook...

“To allow these companies to essentially function as de facto platforms for censorship and manipulation … harkens back to the way civil liberties were eviscerated in the wake of 9/11.”

The collective shame of global hunger

An estimated 700 million people go hungry every day.

This is America

This is America. This country was founded on violence and desecration.

Why so many young people go vegan

Millennials are driving the shift towards food that is plant-based. They are likely to check the source of food, the issues surrounding animal welfare, and the impacts on the environment that get implied when they decide to purchase the product.