Wednesday, February 24, 2021

War, peace and presidential candidates

So what hope is there that one of the parade of Democrats seeking the presidency in 2020 could be a real “peace candidate?"

The Values of Failing

“I do think that failure is a valuable part of life. We learn from it, benefit from it, and sometimes, have to reconcile ourselves to it.”
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SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own words

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

In Indian country, native-led businesses get a boost

Native-owned companies on the reservation have a hard time getting funding and expanding. Two Navajo entrepreneurs want to change that.

Incentive for terrorism: America has taken nearly 70% of the world’s wealth gains since...

Young lives are put at risk to ensure that a few thousand American households are free to take most of the wealth. 

The IMF showed the world how not to celebrate International Women’s Day

The IMF’s appeals for women’s economic stability in the recipient countries of their loans are a slap in the face to the women who are living proof of the IMF’s indifference to the human suffering they cause.

Benefits of equality

“Billionaire wealth is surging at the same time that millions face suffering, hardship, and loss of life. This is a grotesque indicator of the deep inequalities in U.S. Society."

Why unarmed civilian protection is the best path to sustainable peace

“Unarmed civilian protection challenges the widespread assumption that ‘where there is violence we need soldiers,’ or that armed actors will only yield to violent threat.”
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World Bank ramps up investments to fight climate crisis

"Climate change is an existential threat to the world's poorest and most vulnerable. These new targets demonstrate how seriously we are taking this issue, investing and mobilizing $200 billion over five years to combat climate change."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Americans explode after Trump's summit with Putin, Justice Department arrests Russia national with ties to Trump and the NRA, all the people convicted of treason in the US, and more.