Saturday, July 4, 2020

Tag: activism

Protesters for black lives are America’s true patriots

These activists wanted a better America, one that actually realized its ideals of equal justice and ensured life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Why the George Floyd Protesters are American patriots

For more than 200 years, ordinary Americans have taken to the streets to oppose injustice and improve their lives. That foundational right has been the basis for real change in the nation.

The police have been spying on black reporters and activists for...

Wendi C. Thomas is a black journalist who has covered police in Memphis. One officer admitted to spying on her. She’s on a long list of prominent black journalists and activists who have been subjected to police surveillance over decades.

Clean energy spreads nationwide

"This milestone is a victory for everyone who has been forced to breathe polluted air or drink unclean water because they lived near a dirty power plant."

The pandemic is an opportunity for major change—we need to get...

Our opponents try to maximize their profits through shake-ups like this one, pouring time and energy into learning how to use their opportunity. We can also increase our learning curve as rapidly as possible.

French women march for equal rights in solidarity with women around...

Thousands of women peacefully marched in solidarity with women of the world on International Women’s Day.

Will SCOTUS protect the right to protest?

The lawsuit, which should have been swiftly dismissed, now threatens the First Amendment rights of millions.

Indigenous blockades don’t just decry destruction—they affirm life

The whole world should be standing behind the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their clans and their vision for a different future.

Can civil disobedience be seen as ‘good behavior’ in a time...

“Criminal justice is deterring bad behavior.”

Cop-hating vandals or Pro-democracy activists?

Depends whose police are being protested.

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Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.