Friday, December 6, 2019

Carmelo Anthony Issues A Powerful Plea To Fellow Athletes In The Wake Of Violence

"We can't worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or going to look at us crazy."

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.

Writing as Resistance

Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.

These people are giving a voice to missing and murdered indigenous women

More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence and more than 1 in 2 have experienced sexual violence.

Healing from colonization on Thanksgiving and beyond

The gap between colonized and colonizer can be bridged, although it will take a lot of work on the part of both.

Lawmakers are finally starting to pay attention to the epidemic of missing and murdered...

Lawmakers are moving to pass legislation that would create clearer systems of data collection and response in cases of MMIW.

Media complicity is key to blacklisting websites

In media and government, the journalists and officials who enable blacklisting are cravenly siding with conformity instead of democracy.

Record inequality and corporate profits are what media call a ‘strong economy’

What explains corporate media’s credulous reliance on uninformative economic measures, and contradictory references to a “strong economy,” alongside reports on a struggling working class?

How to shop sustainably

Some clothes are more environmentally friendly than others. Here’s how to find them.

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

Tell social media platforms to stop the spread of hateful content online.