Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: Interview

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

How Barbara Ehrenreich exposed the ‘positive thinking’ industry

We can thank the late economic justice warrior for her groundbreaking contribution in showing that “positive thinking” is part of a whitewashing of economic inequality.

Are community schools the last, best shot at addressing education inequity?

A district in the Washington, D.C., suburbs may foretell whether a transformative approach to school improvement can address longstanding opportunity gaps in education.

Arizona’s Secretary of State race pits ‘the guy who beat the...

An interview with Adrian Fontes, who modernized Phoenix’s election system and helped hundreds of thousands of new voters during 2020’s pandemic and presidential election.

Indigenous-led organization opens new salvo in fight for climate justice

NDN Collective, inspired by the Standing Rock Sioux movement, releases a report on Dakota Access Pipeline.

Can community schools rescue a ‘troubled’ district?

A contentious contract negotiation between teachers and a district in the Washington D.C. suburbs could foretell whether a transformative strategy for school improvement can dislodge entrenched leadership practices.

Our bodies, societies and planet are inflamed for the same reasons

Raj Patel and Rupa Marya coauthored the book Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice to highlight the connections between health and structural injustice.

If poverty is a moral issue, then the U.S. is bankrupt

The Poor People’s Campaign, ahead of its June 18 gathering, is calling out the false pro-corporate rhetoric on poverty, wages, and inflation.

How collectives are empowering people to understand the tricky financial side...

Removing the taboo around talking about money, two collectives are helping people work toward securing their financial well-being.

How one organization is helping to grow cooperative businesses in New...

Green Worker Cooperatives nurtures co-op startups in the South Bronx.

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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.