Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: poverty

Thousands of actions nationwide call for culture of nonviolence

Over the course of a week, tens of thousands of people connected the dots between racism, poverty, greed, war, nuclear weapons and environmental destruction, and called for justice and a new culture of nonviolence.

New data paint an unpleasant picture of poverty in the US

The bad news is that poverty still exceeds the 11.3 percent rate of 2000 and far too many people are poor in a country that is so rich.

In a changing climate, access to cooling is a human right

And each government building, library, or church that opens its doors and offers a cooled space for those who need it, contributes to a growing message that cooling is in fact a human right.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 27, 2018

What you need to know about the Democratic Socialists of America, as Trump Administration misses family reunification deadline, children protest "horrific" immigration policy, and more.

The police will keep killing us until we stop criminalizing blackness...

The murder of Harith “Snoop” Augustus by Chicago police is the latest reminder that we must hold our elected officials accountable for upholding a system that devalues Black life.

Blistering U.N. report: Trump administration’s policies designed to worsen poverty &...

40 million Americans live in poverty, and 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty.

Special report: In the streets with the New Poor People’s Campaign...

Demonstrators descended on Washington Monday in the latest protest staged by the new Poor People’s Campaign, which organizers say is the most expansive wave...

Ben Carson’s redecoration of HUD is worse than you think

If we are to end poverty, the mindset that needs to change is theirs.

Six big losers in our ‘booming’ economy

The people in power let the rich grow richer while the poor keep suffering.

This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the...

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

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Chicago cop arrested for storming Capitol building

The charges against Officer Karol Chwiesiuk each carry up to a year in prison if convicted.

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a private citizen militia

The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of “militias” under the Second Amendment.

How democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin summit

Progressives went along with Democratic Party leaders and corporate liberal media as they fueled the momentum toward a nuclear doomsday.

The big threat of fences across the West

The American West contains 620,000 miles of fencing, threatening the migration of pronghorn, mule deer and other species.