Friday, May 20, 2022

“Libs of TikTok” and the right’s war on public education

This seems like the ultimate end game of all these attacks on public education.

How collectives are empowering people to understand the tricky financial side of life

Removing the taboo around talking about money, two collectives are helping people work toward securing their financial well-being.

A school system goes to hell and back again

A pandemic year of hope, trauma, and tragedy, up close and personal.

‘Elon, there are rules’: EU says Twitter must comply with new Digital Services Act

"If [Twitter] does not comply with our law there are sanctions—6% of the revenue and, if they continue, banned from operating in Europe."

The all American 8th deadly sin…

Apathy!! Add that one to the list of: Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy and Pride.

In order to transcend Trumpism, we must tend to suffering—not celebrate it

The contemporary political arena rations compassion as though it is a scarce commodity when, in reality, it is inexhaustible.

Muslims and the War on Terror: Two-plus decades of ‘othering’

Maha Hilal’s “Innocent Until Proven Muslim” lays bare the War on Terror’s toll on constitutional rights and marginalized communities.

How PeoplesHub is fostering local revolutions

PeoplesHub offers organizers essential knowledge and online solutions for progressive change.

Minneapolis teacher strike brought unity, victory and a reminder of the threats facing public...

Teachers ended a nearly three-week strike, citing advances in pay and working conditions for many members. But more work remains.

Social media giants’ climate misinformation policies leave users ‘in the dark’: report

"Despite half of U.S. and U.K. adults getting their news from social media, social media companies have not taken the steps necessary to fight industry-backed deception," reads the report.