Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: culture

Four Black women who have advanced human rights

The four introduced here are inspirational—for the changes they brought about, for their work ethic, and for their passion to improve the everyday lives of marginalized or oppressed groups.

Nice try, Chris Hedges, but neither Joyce, nor Ulysses offers a...

Where's proof behind Hedges' hyperbole that James Joyce is especially unique in railing against the "poisons of nationalism and idolatry"—or offers political urgency?

An uncharitable view of charity

The need for charity only exists because we’re tolerating intentional injustices and widespread inequality created by power elites.

Save our endangered cartoonists

Right before our eyes, an invaluable American species is fast disappearing from view: Kartoonus Amerikanas. These are the newspaper...

Staying hopeful in turbulent times

Which is why we have to keep up the fight even when feeling deeply discouraged.

Signs of the times and the emergence of Maitreya

We have created the chaos, and it is up to all of us to do whatever we can to clean it up and bring about the changes that 99.9% of people around the world crave.

Building community, one fruit tree at a time

“Urban fruit foraging,” it’s called.

How to counter the growing threat of agent provocateurs

Those who want movements to fail will try to lure them into violence. A new handbook shows how to reduce that risk.

Britney’s conservatorship is one example of how the legacy of eugenics...

The United States has a history of forced sterilization policies that targeted disabled people, women of color, and those living in poverty.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.