Monday, May 23, 2022

Tag: equality

A labor stunner in Mexico augurs greater equality—on both sides of...

Mexican GM workers, after years of living in fear, are now feeling their own power.

To protect women’s health, pass the equal rights amendment

Late January marked the 49th anniversary of Roe. V. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. It could very well...

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.”

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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

In politics, money will always talk. Unless…

In an unequal society, a society dominated by concentrated wealth, democracy will always be “damnably difficult.”

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“