Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: culture

‘It’s bad for business:’ CEOs speak out against attacks on reproductive...

"As anti-choice politicians are escalating attacks on these fundamental freedoms we encourage the entire business community to join us in protecting access to reproductive healthcare in the critical months and years to come."

Why we must legalize marijuana

Legalizing, taxing, and regulating is good for the economy and creates jobs.

Legal marijuana is a job creation machine

We can see this playing out in the states that have legalized marijuana. Early legalizers, Colorado and Washington, saw double-digit jobs growth last year.

The growth of popular democracy

Democracy has been hijacked by "the economy" – twinned with capitalism and the "free market," and corrupted thereby.

#NotInvisible: Groundbreaking legislation tackles epidemic of violence against Indigenous women

"Women are disappearing and dying in Indian country. We must act."

Championing female voters as powerful ‘Supermajority,’ organizers launch movement to fight...

"In many ways, women have been doing all this work – whether it's running their PTA, or organizing around reproductive healthcare – but we haven't been doing it together."

Maine becomes latest state to ditch Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples’...

There has been a growing movement to change the name of Columbus Day, which has been a federal holiday since 1934.

Suicide watch on Planet Earth

Even for an old man like me, it’s a terrifying thing to watch humanity make a decision, however inchoate, to essentially commit suicide.

Let’s find many ways to share the goods of our society

Ideas can improve society. But they can also be destructive.

Academic freedom at risk after decades of attacks and underfunding from...

We look at one of the consequences of this crisis: the growing threat to academic freedom with academic and author Henry Reichman.

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From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”