Monday, June 24, 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."

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.

Consuming stuff: The polluting world of fashion

The environment and why we can never buy any new clothing ever again!

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.

Paying farmers fairly could curb climate change and hunger

Parity is at the core of agriculture’s potential to address overproduction.

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.

Federal minimum wage stagnant for 3,615 days, a ‘shameful’ period in history

"I've been criticized for this so let me say it again: the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker deserves a living wage of at least $15 an hour."

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...

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....

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

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