Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: equality

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.

Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Costa Rica—first in Central America

"This change will cause a significant social and cultural transformation of the country."

Beyond #Metoo, 3 movements making a difference for gender equity

From closing the wage gap and protecting reproductive rights to ending gender-based sexual exploitation, the push to support and empower women and nonbinary people has roots that date back generations.

White nationalism and public health

We can start small—sign a petition calling for equity in health care—and think big as we consider the stakes of the 2020 election.

We are the majority; we must turn that into power

We are building toward being a movement that can make transformational changes over the next decade.

If current trends hold, women around the world will have to...

"To build fairer and more inclusive economies we must instill gender parity across education, health, politics, and economic participation."

Black farmers embrace practices of climate resiliency

They are using heritage farming practices to undo some of the damage brought on by decades of intense tillage by early European settlers.

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.”

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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

Judicial capture series. The Roe decision.

How did this single pending decision pose a direct threat to judicial review itself?