Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: action

The humongous costs of inaction

We can no longer pretend that climate change, a wildly dysfunctional healthcare system and a yawning deficit in public investment pose insignificant challenges.

Local Resistance Can Overthrow Our Political Masters

It's time we continue the rumblings of rebellion that already frighten the corporate state because dismantling corporate power in community after community is perhaps our only chance of survival.

'Collective Healing' at National Black Lives Matter Convergence Ends with Police...

While a historic conference to raise national attention about police brutality and other pressing issues took place in Cleveland this past weekend, the event ended in violence against Black Lives Matter supporters. But why?

VIDEO: 'Battling the Death Star:' Seattle 'Kayaktivists' Slow Arctic-Bound Shell Oil...

"Kayaktivists" are protesting against Shell oil drilling in the Arctic by preventing the rig from leaving the Port of Seattle. While dozens were arrested, activists vow to continue protesting against Shell.

The New Battle of Seattle

While fossil-fuel corporations are exploring the world’s oil, protesters in Seattle are banding together to stop Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. And they don't plan on backing down to these catastrophic effects on climate change.

University of Oklahoma Students Mobilize Against Racism as Two Fraternity Members...

"It is wrong to use words to hurt, threaten and exclude." Two students who allegedly led a song that included a racial slur at the University of Oklahoma were recently expelled for their hostility. It's since spurred a mobilization of students standing up to racism.

Video: Out with 2014, In with 2015 and Up with People

It's time we organize, mobilize, energize and make a ruckus. Never underestimate what we can, and will, accomplish together in 2015.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.