Wednesday, April 1, 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."

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.

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.

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.

Our #1 objective must be: Drastically reduce the fear and panic among Americans

Fear begets fear, panic begets panic, but only if we allow it to continue to happen.

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.

We won’t go back to normal, because normal was the problem

When a global pandemic strikes, the private-sector austerity model simply falls apart.

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

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

Gimme shelter too!!

The real crime is that the rents are much higher than if the renter was able to afford a down payment and pay a lower price for a mortgage on the same property!

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.