Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: culture

Inequality is feeding America

It's time to treat all farm workers with the respect due to the people who really are essential to our food security.

Life without limits: The delusions of technological fundamentalism

Playing god got us into this trouble and more of the same won't get us out.

Iceland becomes first country to fix this gender inequality problem

Iceland is now the only country in the world that has legalized equal pay between the sexes.

The Pain of Modern Life: Loneliness and Isolation

Our current socio-economic order way of living in this world is not how humans should be. According to Mohandas Gandhi, “all humanity is one undivided and indivisible family,” and without this sense of community, we are left feeling lonely and lost.

VIDEO: Domestic Terrorism: From the Charleston Massacre to 1964 Slaying of...

While the fifty-first anniversary of the 1964 slaying of Mississippi civil rights workers just passed, another hateful crime just recently took place at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina this past week. Is domestic terrorism still at large?

KPFT Houston, 45 Years After Domestic Terrorist Bombings, Plays On

The Pacifica network wasn't one to shy away from controversy. And now, 45 years after the station bombings, KPFT continues to broadcast in Houston serving "the public as a beacon of alternative perspectives and a hub of local news and culture."

Will Immigrants Who Built America Redeem It?

America is not just a land of immigrants, it was built by “foreigners” to reinvent themselves. It's time for a reality check, America—"Remember always, that all of us, you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...