Sunday, December 8, 2019

Tag: Harriet Tubman

Trump admin’s move to delay placing Harriet Tubman on $20 bill...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made the announcement last week, saying Tubman won’t appear on the bill until at least 2026.

Harriet Tubman And The Currency Of Resistance

The story of Harriet Tubman, of her courageous resistance to injustice, of her fight to free slaves, for equality for women - all this must be the common currency of our democracy.

Conservatives Aren’t Taking The Harriet Tubman News Well

"Andrew Jackson had a history of tremendous success for the country," Donald Trump said, calling to put Tubman on a different bill.

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What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”