Saturday, July 2, 2022

Tag: culture

Why we should change how we talk about nonhuman animals

We wouldn’t say “it” or “that” when referring to humans, so why would we for other sentient individuals?

So it goes

When it comes to war, Americans remain willfully and incorrigibly ignorant. We have paid dearly for that ignorance and will likely pay even more in the years ahead.

How to get rid of throwaway culture

Individual actions empower us to demand more from corporations and governments and change social norms. So let's get started.

What the overlooked history of post-1960s organizing can teach activists today

A conversation with the editors of "Remaking Radicalism"—a collection of writings from one of the most underrepresented periods of leftist organizing.

Violent anti-Asian fury as American as apple pie

Had Trump not denigrated an innocent Chinese population, there’d be no scourge of violence today against American citizens.

The emerging culture of compassion

"Take your brothers need as the measure for your actions."

It’s time for an organizing revival

We need to turn that awakening into sustained power to win tangible change in people’s lives.

How Spanish can help us survive viral times

A journey into the heart of a language we need now more than ever.

In 2021, let’s ring a global alarm—on inequality—that everyone can hear

We have to prevent our societies from returning to—our deeply unequal—business as usual.

10 organizations honoring Native peoples’ history and future on Thanksgiving

Food Tank is standing with and highlighting organizations renouncing the traditional story of Thanksgiving and honoring Indigenous communities.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?