Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: culture

#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.

We need an ecological revolution

To save the long-term future for our children and grandchildren, and for all the other creatures with which we share the gift of life, we must overcome the inertia of our institutions and our culture.

New report reveals how charter schools have scammed the US government...

There is only one way to deal with this blatant grift program for the charter school industry – shut it down.

What Black Lives Matter activists can teach us about the pitfalls...

Interviews with 11 Black Lives Matter social media page administrators highlight the challenges of scaling grassroots activism through digital organizing.

America: Rapidly sliding into the depths of bigotry, racism, and xenophobia

We need to work very hard to remove this bigotry, racism, and xenophobia from our country before this condition becomes irreversible.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”