Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: culture

Bernie hosting town hall on income inequality with Michael Moore and...

The town hall will focus on poverty in America, the 40-year decline of the middle class, and the growing power and political influence of corporate interests.

High school students

So what was it about the Parkland killings that tipped the scale? This is among the questions we teachers have been asking one another at school recently.

Brainwashed nation

We are a brainwashed nation and the political energy of “resisters” is expended in outrage or, at best, fending off the latest assault on immigrants, the poor, civil liberties.

This system is killing us

It's time to recognize that when violence explodes out of nowhere, time and again, and at such a cost – violence is the system, violence courses through its veins.

The moral movement against violence

A moral movement is growing against the violence perpetrated by all of them, making it necessary for both government and business to take action.

Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

Gun violence has dropped dramatically in 3 states with very different...

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.

A kingdom where nobody dies

America’s childhood, a kingdom we’ve surrendered for no good reason at all.

Darkness on the prairie: The death of Colten Boushie

Indigenous youth will account for almost 25% of Saskatchewan’s young people by 2031; attitudes need to change or more lives will be wasted.

US mass killers crucially abetted by nuts who won’t ban assault...

If we don’t permit people to buy bombs and hand-held wire-guided anti-aircraft rockets, why do we permit them to buy semi-automatic assault rifles?

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.