Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: civil resistance

The importance of being uncivil

To manage the conflict between capitalism and democracy, society “needs the cement of morality,” of which the norms of civility are a part.

Why indigenous civil resistance has a unique power

Activists should draw out the connections between local struggles like #NoDAPL and the broader global climate justice movement.

The challenges and strengths of Palestine’s ‘orchestra’ of civil resistance

How can your way of participating in a movement confront rather than reinforce the patterns of privilege and oppression that already exist between these identity groups?

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Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.