Friday, July 19, 2024

Tag: equality

Incremental progress—is—revolutionary

By making small differences where we can, we gradually move society toward the more equitable, just, and fair place we all want for ourselves and future generations.

When corporate media fail, independent media rise up

Corporate media outlets have often furthered racist narratives, and do so even today. In contrast, independent media outlets have centered racial justice, offering platforms to marginalized communities.

‘Disappointing day for women’: Senate GOP filibuster blocks Equal Rights Amendment

"Inequality hurts everyone, and we must not continue to be a nation that harmfully excludes and marginalizes women."

‘We’re going to get this done’: US Senate takes crucial step...

"Today's bipartisan Senate vote gets us closer to protecting that right. The Respect for Marriage Act protects all couples under law—I urge Congress to send the bill to my desk so I can make it law."

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.”

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Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Majority of Democrats urge Biden to withdraw amid mental fitness concerns and looming election...

This sentiment is particularly strong among younger voters, posing a significant challenge to Biden’s campaign as crucial deadlines approach.

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Biden to propose Supreme Court reforms: Ethics code and term limits amid public disapproval

This move comes amid growing public discontent with the court and recent scandals involving justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

The party that embraces political violence is now reaping what it sowed

Was the attempt on Trump’s life the direct result of the Republican Party’s decision to exploit violence for political gain?