Sunday, January 19, 2020

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."

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why are there 40 million people in the US living below

If change can be achieved, it should be a combination of substantial taxes on those with wealth, and programs that offer essential elements of a good life to all in the society.

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.

Big Mac’s new Big Data “innovation”

Far from helping customers, McDonald’s snazzy, new AI ordering system will be helping the corporation by silently compiling personal information on you.

Study shows wealth inequality does make a difference in how long you will live

In the UK and US, being rich can add almost a decade of healthy living to a person’s life.

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.

Bon Jovi feeds the hungry opening the doors to his third community restaurant

"What this restaurant is truly meant to do is empower."

How do we cover Iran better in the news? Include more Iranians

“Without an Iranian to parse out information—who truly understands that identity—the American consumer is not getting the story. And their opinions and voting habits will be swayed in a direction that is misinformed.”