Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tag: race

As Chicago reopens, we can’t forget our black youth

"Only when we share honest stories about our city and its young people will we uncover the realities that need to be addressed."

Early data shows African Americans have contracted and died of coronavirus...

“When COVID-19 passes and we see the losses … it will be deeply tied to the story of post-World War II policies that left communities marginalized.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Sanders calls on Biden to disavow surrogate’s racist...

"That is unacceptable and Joe must apologize to Nina and all the people of color supporting our campaign."

The racist roots of American policing: From slave patrols to traffic...

The persistence of racially biased policing means that unless American policing reckons with its racist roots, it is likely to keep repeating mistakes of the past.

New York City’s early voting plan will favor white, affluent voters,...

In a letter, the New York Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause New York and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said the plan “will impose a severe burden on many of the City’s low-income voters.”

Suppressed: The true story of Georgia’s 2018 election (video)

The result is an emotionally gripping look at Georgia’s citizens that also lays out compelling and irrefutable evidence of voter suppression.

Looking back at 1919

many of the underlying attitudes and the tone of the immigration argument 100 years ago were strikingly similar to those that roil our society today.

‘The opioid crisis isn’t white:’ How the lethal epidemic affects communities...

"Especially in the last few years, if you look at the rates of increase of opioid overdose death rates, we find that especially black Americans have had a stark increase in the death rates compared to other groups – in fact, more than white Americans."

A tale of two tickets

You can have radically different experiences with getting pulled over depending on your skin color.

White nationalism, born in the USA, is now a global threat

Nationalist terror is a danger to the domestic security of the United States and, evidence shows, a global terror threat that endangers the very nature of global democratic society.

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Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Number of Covid boosters given in US exceeds single shots in 8 African nations...

“Our leaders’ failure to help bring the vaccines to everyone, everywhere will keep us on a cruel and never-ending cycle of illness, death, and economic suffering.”