Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: discrimination

Biden administration ends Trump-era rule, banning discrimination against transgender people in...

“Everyone – including LGBTQ people - should be able to access health care, free from discrimination or interference, period.”

The Trump administration’s final push to make it easier for religious...

Last-minute policies on religious freedom clear the way for employers to hire on the basis of faith. Some of the changes won't be easy for Biden to undo.

10 reasons why defunding police should lead to defunding war

If we find indiscriminate state violence in our streets appalling, we should feel similarly about state violence abroad, and call for divesting from both police and the Pentagon, and reinvesting those taxpayer dollars to rebuild communities at home and abroad.

Taking down the statue

This attack on Fraser’s work comes in the midst of a nation-wide movement to tear down statues which desecrate the history of blacks and Native Americans.

Five black & brown men have been recently found hanged in...

“They deserve a full investigation and given the context of this history … that we look at them more than three days, and then that they are looked at as a whole.”

Coronavirus discriminates against Black lives through surveillance, policing and the absence...

Black lives are further in peril in a time of COVID-19. Subject to death on both the public health and policing fronts, we will not be silent.

Fighting for America’s soul

Progressives are fighting to save the values and institutions on which their country was founded.

Fox contributor and former Trump top staffer David Bossie tells Black...

Bossie later said that he "should have chosen my words more carefully."

LGBTQ workers still face employment discrimination

In an era when 90 percent of America believes it is unfair to discriminate against someone due to their sexual orientation, it’s remarkable we haven’t made this law.

Asia: 260 million indigenous peoples marginalized, discriminated

Asian indigenous peoples face discrimination and marginalization, heavy assimilation pressure and violent repression by state security forces.

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.