Thursday, May 13, 2021

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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.

'Another Yale is Possible:' Students Confront Racism at Ivy League School

At Yale University in Connecticut, the "March of Resilience" comes just days after protests at Missouri University caused the system president to step down. Thousands of students held a march over racism on Ivy League school's campus.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.