Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: equality

NYC students strike to demand racial equity in nation’s largest—and most...

“We, the students, have had enough. It is past time to integrate our school system, and we will not relent until the adults stop acting like children.”

When disaster strikes, indigenous communities receive unequal recovery aid

“There are huge gaps in the way the federal government responds to tribes when a natural disaster occurs.”

Watch: New York City teens take charge in the fight against...

Join Teens Take Charge in their fight: share this video to keep your community informed and help these teens #IntegrateNow.

Can we have fair capitalism?

If we had certain services provided by the government while others provided by private businesses, what would be the best way to make certain that both were being operated properly and in accordance with standards of fairness?

Race for profit: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on how banks & real estate...

Recent census data reveals the homeownership rate for African Americans has fallen to its lowest level since before the civil rights movement.

Bernie Sanders’ plan to end corporate greed

As Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to the campaign trial, he starts off by unveiling a new proposal that would both roll back...

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

In 29 states, trans people can legally be denied jobs and housing because of who we are. Congress should act.

The rich get more aid after floods, new research shows

Wealthier counties receive more federal home buyouts in the wake of natural disasters than poorer areas, regardless of whether or not these...

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

Are you a woman? Imagine if you were fired for wearing a skirt to work. Are you a man?...

Billionaires are a sign of economic failure

he New York Times published an editorial comment on its front page in January 2019, provocatively entitled “abolish billionaires.” The editorial raised a serious question: what...

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of grassroots campaigning

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.