Friday, June 14, 2024

Tag: #BlackLivesMatter

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in...

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.

What to know when someone blames Black people for all the...

Our society should move away from racist conclusions, and toward the outrageous indecencies that a well-to-do society forces on us less fortunate members.

Young black voters may be the key to a Biden victory—if...

Surveys show that, rather than reflexively voting Democratic, young Black voters are pessimistic any Democrat can make a difference.

‘It’s about terrorizing Us’: Environmental racism expert draws parallels with police...

“If this moment can be sustained through further conversations, I think there can be a breakthrough.”

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.

7 ways protestors showed up for black lives

Amidst the pent-up anger, exhaustion, and fear experienced by Black, Brown, and Indigenous people facing structural racism and systemic disparities, are glimpses of solidarity and hope.

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Eruptions of rage in Minneapolis and across the US over the...

The reason these other cities are seeing these uprisings in response to the police murder of George Floyd is because each of these cities has it’s own brutal, militarized police force which regularly abuses black and poor people too.

Nationwide rebellion against police violence demands justice for George Floyd

People are protesting the killing in Minneapolis and St Paul as well as across the country.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.