Monday, November 29, 2021

Journalist Launches Online Archive to Document Diversity of Rural India

While Sainath is known for his forceful critiques of people in power and the inequality built into contemporary economics and politics, he aims to show the dignity of ordinary people in the face of injustice in "People’s Archive of Rural India."

A Farruggio original: The Cabbie

He was a 'working stiff' and a man earning money seemed to enjoy his meal that much more.

How this country fails its most vulnerable

A field guide to our threadbare social safety net...
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MLK opposed ‘poverty, racism & militarism’ in speech one year before his assassination 53...

“Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism and militarism.”

Washington Post Reporter Remains Held in Iranian Prison for a Year

While the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the U.S. State Department have called for his immediate release, Jason Rezaian remains detained in an Iranian prison. His fate resides in the hands of an infamous judge known for committing human rights abuses.

Getting out of poverty shouldn’t be about luck

I grew up poor and undocumented. Here's what I've learned.

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

In 29 states, trans people can legally be denied jobs and housing because of who we are. Congress should act.

Coronavirus reminds you of death – and amplifies your core values, both bad and...

Recognizing that the coronavirus poses the same existential threat for all of us helps underscore that humanity is a group we all belong to.

In 2021, let’s ring a global alarm—on inequality—that everyone can hear

We have to prevent our societies from returning to—our deeply unequal—business as usual.

Women grow as much as 80% of India’s food – but its new farm...

“We barely have any land. If that too is gifted to [billionaires], then what will we eat?”