Saturday, December 7, 2019

How to shop sustainably

Some clothes are more environmentally friendly than others. Here’s how to find them.

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

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

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.

From Alcatraz to Standing Rock: The 50-year arc of Native activism

Tracing the path of pan-Native activism.
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Indigenous protectors are defending the Amazon and ‘paying with their lives’

Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.

Retail giants gear up for Black Friday — and political giving

Compared to last year, major big-box chains are spending less this year in direct contributions and domestic lobbying.

Compassion versus greed

Why do we permit investors to latch on to apartments and neither live in them nor put them up for rent?

How to in the holiday healthcare debate with your conservative relatives

Like 99% of Americans, Uncle Joe would benefit from the change if he only knew the truth.

As global inequality rises, so are the movements fighting it

Despite the often-bleak picture we find ourselves in, the energy and dynamism of the movement that the report reveals is inspiring and cause for hope.

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.