Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: equality

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.

The rich get more aid after floods, new research shows

Wealthier counties receive more federal home buyouts in the wake of natural disasters than poorer areas, regardless of whether or not these...

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

Are you a woman? Imagine if you were fired for wearing a skirt to work. Are you a man?...

Billionaires are a sign of economic failure

he New York Times published an editorial comment on its front page in January 2019, provocatively entitled “abolish billionaires.” The editorial raised a serious question: what...

When comedian Dick Gregory tried to bust the word

One afternoon in New York City in the spring of 1964, I marched at the head of a small civil rights demonstration,...

The myth of the rugged individual

The American dream promises that anyone can make it if they work hard enough and play by the rules. Anyone can make...

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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.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.