Sunday, March 7, 2021

Tag: children

A vile act of inhumanity: Splitting up families like the slave...

Immigrants are an easy scapegoat for a deteriorating society. Stripping them from their children is the vilest act of inhumanity.

The kindly 87-year-old man who took all the school kids’ lunch...

There seems to be no corporate recognition of the shameful act of taking decades of societal largesse and then doing everything possible to avoid paying for any of it.

Where have all the children gone?

The loss of childhood and the cruel removal of any sense of hope or of a secure future have been seeping into global discourse about children for many years now.

WHO Report: One in four children die each year from unhealthy...

Nearly 2 million children a year lose their lives to conditions caused by environmental pollution and hazards.

The terrorism targeting our grandchildren

These children, our own children and grandchildren, are facing terrors because of the self-serving corporate demand for profit over human need.

Pity the Children

If we continue to ignore the hunger, poverty and desperate families and communities of our young, we guarantee there will be a huge, violent population plagued by crime, drug addiction and high incarceration rates. If we save the children, we save society.

Disposable Children

Wealthy Americans are justifying the neglect of our nation's children by blaming the victims—children of the poor. In a perversely unequal nation, are children of all ages deemed disposable?

‘A Pipeline Straight to Jail’

With a failing American educational system, the government’s abandonment of poor families and children living in blighted communities end up in prison. But how do they get from that child to that inmate?

Throwing Public Education Under the Bus

Now the small-minded budget slashers won’t even pay for bus rides? It's time we invest fully in public education to get the future we want for our children.

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Biden signs executive order to protect 30 percent of country’s lands and ocean waters...

The 30x30 goal is said to be part of Biden's larger plan to preserve wildlife and combat global warming.

Freedom of thought and the death of ideologies

Unity is the key element in any such shift — the required guiding principle underlying the development of existing systems and modes of living.

Essential work and the struggle for $15

“Why don’t we stop treating it as entirely normal that the more obviously one’s work benefits others, the less one is likely to be paid for it.”

‘Shameful’: Millionaire senators vote against popular minimum wage raise that would lift millions out...

"It is baffling that any member of the U.S. Senate could look at the crisis this country is enduring and decide that tens of millions of low-income workers should not get a raise."

Former State Dept aide arrested for participating in Capitol riots

Federico Klein was arrested on charges that include unlawful entry, violent and disorderly conduct, obstructing Congress and law enforcement, and assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon.