Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: culture

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.

This is how borrowing things from our neighbors strengthens society

Research shows that small talk and casual connections create happy communities and less-lonely individuals.

Protesters tell advertisers to drop Fox

Activists from Lady Parts Justice and Code Pink joined Media Matters in confronting the stream of hate that seems to be only escalating from President Trump's favorite news network.

Can Native American tribes protect their land if they’re not recognized...

State laws and policies in California have made some progress possible, but many tribes still lack legal recognition and struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and the environment.

How can America really be exceptional?

Can America still follow its principles of liberty and equality but have a far broader set of free social services (education and healthcare like the fire and police departments)? I think that it can. And if it does, it will have the sort of society that we want – not an oligopoly or crony capitalist one.

16-year-olds want to vote – and states are starting to listen to...

“We know that the earlier we can get people voting, the more likely we can keep them voting for the rest of their lives.”

From mowing the grass to cutting the flesh

How young women learn to hate their genitals.

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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.”