Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: equality

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.”

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.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.