Friday, October 18, 2019

This system is killing us

It's time to recognize that when violence explodes out of nowhere, time and again, and at such a cost – violence is the system, violence courses through its veins.

Funding infrastructure: Why China is running circles around America

“If we don’t get our act together very soon, we should all be brushing up on our Mandarin.”

Picture the United States without student debt

Cancelling all student debt in this country would create millions of new jobs and increase the nation’s GDP. We can't afford NOT to do this.

After thousands of years, western science is slowly catching up to Indigenous knowledge

New research about how birds use fire to get a broader food supply comes as no surprise to Indigenous people.

The moral movement against violence

A moral movement is growing against the violence perpetrated by all of them, making it necessary for both government and business to take action.

Texas school district threatens suspension for student protests; universities respond, ‘peaceful protests won’t impact...

Individual admissions officials took to Twitter to let students know that joining such demonstrations wouldn't "affect their college acceptance decisions."

America’s richest 2% made more money in 2017 than the cost of the entire...

The richest 2-5%, those Americans with an average net worth of about $2.5 million, accumulated enough wealth in 2017 to pay for the safety net FOUR TIMES.

‘You should be frightened,’ CPAC drifts even more right

Even with all the power there is to be had in government, the House, the Senate and even the presidency, they're still acting like they're losing.

Here are the major companies cutting ties with the NRA

The NRA has a host of more than twenty national corporations that offer discounts to their members, but that number is shrinking fast.

Amazon’s tax avoidance has the company sheltering profits

The online retail giant has been sheltering most of its profits from the United State's tax system.