Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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What Kevin Alexander Gray taught me

The late civil rights activist and author didn’t let elected officials off the hook, no matter how liberal. He understood the importance of intersectionality and what it takes to achieve progressive change.

How books can be used to build up America or to...

The assault on classroom libraries represents one front in DeSantis’s scorched-earth campaign to divide communities and marginalize certain Americans.

Public libraries continue to thrive despite defunding and privatization attacks

Efforts by governments and cities across the nation to defund the public library indicate a misunderstanding of the essential role that libraries play.

Is the US legal system at war with its people?

Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the U.S. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people.

How outsourcing threatens America’s safety

“Choose wisely, because cheaper does not mean better. You get what you pay for.”

How a cooperative run by the formerly incarcerated is reshaping Chicago’s...

Megacorporations tend to dominate food contracting with schools and other large facilities in America. In Chicago, Black formerly incarcerated people are prepping locally sourced meals for schools, nursing homes and transitional housing facilities.

How Oregon is turning the page on America’s disastrous drug war

“Our immediate focus is to ensure every Oregonian knows these critical harm reduction and recovery services are being invested in and expanded so that they will be available to anyone who wants and needs them, and that they can feel comfortable and safe accessing them.”

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Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

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His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.

JD Vance’s astonishing transformation: From calling Trump ‘America’s Hitler’ to Vice Presidential pick

Does Vance’s dramatic reversal mark a significant shift in his political journey, reflecting broader trends within the Republican Party and American politics?