Tuesday, May 17, 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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As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Police chief arrested for selling meth

"DEA and our law enforcement partners will hold drug dealers accountable no matter who they are."

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

How media reports of ‘Clashes’ mislead Americans about Israeli-Palestinian violence

Accurate language in the reporting of Israeli-Palestinian violence is not only a concern for journalists’ credibility – it would also provide U.S. news consumers with a deeper understanding of the conditions on the ground and the deadly consequences.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.