Sunday, December 8, 2019

Tag: culture

What’s killing America’s middle class?

Just as progressives deliberately pushed public policies to create the middle class, so are today's economic royalists deliberately pushing plutocratic policies to destroy it.

160 Americans now control $2 trillion of wealth

These 160 Americans had a combined net worth of $1.7 trillion. In the last year, they have increased their net worth by $312 billion.

Farewell 2017, year of anxiety

There was anxiety in the air throughout much of the world in 2017—here's what you should know going into 2018.

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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What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."