Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: culture

The racist origin of the Second Amendment and the rise of...

Throughout history gun control laws have been used against people of color.

People are showing they’ve had enough

People can only be squeezed so much before they rise up and say, “enough!”

America’s Shkreli problem

What, if anything, does Martin Shkreli’s downfall tell us about modern America?

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.

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Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating quicker than expected

“Extinction breeds extinctions.”

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”