Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tag: equality

Juneteenth for white folk

Is Juneteenth the national holiday going to fix the disparate outcomes for black people in education, health, income, wealth, home ownership, death by police, imprisonment, unemployment, and other inequities?

Whose rights matter in pandemic America?

Not those of poor Americans, that’s for sure...

How military veterans are answering the call to defend Black lives

From marching in the streets to forming human walls of protection around protesters, veterans are playing a quiet but important role in demanding racial justice.

AOC strikes back

“The politics of our moment are dominated by a bully of miserable character, a President who has failed to contain a pandemic through sheer indifference, who has fabricated a reëlection campaign based on bigotry and the deliberate inflammation of division.”

It’s the hypocrisy, stupid

“My greatest hope is that more and more people will realize that we can achieve Life, Liberty, Equality, Justice, and the Pursuit of Happiness is an actual sense, but only if we devise a truly fair economic system.”

Matriots

We should be loyal, but loyal to all humans and loyal to the clean water, clean air, and healthy, safe environment every girl and boy requires now and forever.

Surrender, white people

My hope is that Black Lives Matter will join with the whites, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans, particularly those who have supported Bernie Sanders and other progressives, and continue to fight for justice for all members of society.

Black Trans Lives Matter: Movement pushes for justice & visibility amid...

The trans rights movement currently has “tremendous visibility” but also faces a “tremendous backlash.”

Supreme Court rules in favor of Civil Rights Act of 1964...

"LGBTQI people have a right to the same protections as everyone else, and they deserve to be able to live their lives without fear of discrimination—something the Supreme Court has affirmed today.”

Creating a mixed race legal system

We should swear an oath that our children will never need to experience a George Floyd death, and the unfairness and inequality that we have today shall be no more.

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ReTrolligans—how the GOP risks all, miming ‘trollish’ gate-crashing, lying, bullying & chaos

With a daring experiment, the scheming, conspiracy-riven Republicans are testing whether morphing into a party of boorish trolls works.

Green hydrogen’s rapidly falling costs undermine the gas industry’s argument for blue hydrogen

Aside from those and other specific uses, the idea of a hydrogen economy should be retired, whether it’s blue or green.

Move or change: How plants and animals are trying to survive a warming world

Thor Hanson’s new book explains the biology behind climate change and why some species may be better able to survive a quickly changing planet.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

Spain to ban plastic wrap for fruits and veggies

The plastic waste used to wrap fruits and vegetables has been opposed by environmental groups both in Spain and abroad.