Sunday, October 2, 2022

Tag: racial injustice

Why canceling student debt is a matter of racial justice

Student debt disproportionately impacts Black and Brown Americans. It’s time to end this collective financial burden, and the president can do so with the stroke of a pen.

Sales taxes widen the racial wealth divide. States and cities have...

There are some bright spots and plenty of options for reform that could make them more effective.

Greenpeace releases far-reaching ‘just recovery agenda’ to tackle interlocking crises of...

We must “shift from an economy that is extractive and exploitative to one that regenerates and repairs,” the new report says.

Racial inequalities contribute to higher unemployment rates in black communities, new...

The "devastating effects of COVID-19 on the economic and physical well-being of black Americans were entirely predictable given persistent economic and health disparities."

This is how COVID-19 is affecting indigenous people

The indigenous also suffer from a relatively high degree of socio-economic marginalization that makes them more vulnerable. This dynamic is not new.

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This one thing made Alex Jones stop lying 

It turns out there actually might be a way to stop the constant stream of lies coming from the right-wing media. Sue. Them.

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report finds

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

The urgent climate case for defunding the Pentagon

Is it finally time to defund war?

The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.