Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: Black Lives Matter

AOC strikes back

“The politics of our moment are dominated by a bully of miserable character, a President who has failed to contain a pandemic through sheer indifference, who has fabricated a reëlection campaign based on bigotry and the deliberate inflammation of division.”

5 pitfalls Black Lives Matter must avoid to maintain momentum and...

There are steps the Black Lives Matter movement can take to carry on the remarkable energy it has built—and steps that could cause it to disappear.

Oregon Senator promises to block Trump from sending armored federal law...

“We won't let these authoritarian tactics stand.”

A jubilee moment in pandemic America?

The poetry of a movement to change this country...

Portland

The central question is as old as the Republic itself: What is the limit of federal power?

Surrender, white people

My hope is that Black Lives Matter will join with the whites, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans, particularly those who have supported Bernie Sanders and other progressives, and continue to fight for justice for all members of society.

In times of rapid change, victory comes to those who train...

Decades of failed reforms plus research into racism have come to the same conclusion: Only radical change will deliver what we need.

‘Not good enough’: Protesters demand more action after officers who killed...

"This shouldn't be a moment, this should be a movement."

There’s no predicting when movements will erupt, but this classic activist...

With Black Lives Matter in the midst of an unprecedented moment, now is the perfect time to read “The Movement Action Plan” — a model for understanding the long arc of movements.

From fringe idea to law of the land — a look...

Beautiful Trouble examines the principles and theories guiding this growing insurrection in defense of Black lives.

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Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

The Federal Agency designed to protect workers is trying to destroy unions and weaken...

The Trump administration continually seeks new ways to rig the system against working people.

With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

Harris joining up with Biden may have made the Democratic ticket more attractive to younger Black Americans, who now comprise what we define as a critical set of swing voters.

‘Just insane’: As pandemic rages and hunger soars, Trump USDA under fire for blocking...

"It looks like people will lose their benefits."