Monday, August 2, 2021

Tag: racial justice

Six ways Chevron imperils climate, human rights, and racial justice

These six examples illustrate a stunning array of corporate abuse, deception, and misconduct by one of the world’s largest and most powerful corporations.

How military veterans are answering the call to defend Black lives

From marching in the streets to forming human walls of protection around protesters, veterans are playing a quiet but important role in demanding racial justice.

There is no climate justice without racial justice

“Without a focus on correcting injustice, work on climate change addresses only symptoms, and not root causes.”

Will the death of George Floyd mark the rebirth of America?

A man forced to die with his face pressed to the ground may yet shift the earth under your feet.

Atlanta police shoot and kill Rayshard Brooks as protests demanding racial...

Brooks' death added to the growing outrage over police violence toward people of color, particularly black Americans, that has fueled #DefundPolice demands and demonstrations across the U.S. and in other countries for nearly three weeks.

‘The conversation is the protest’ — how Black Lives Matter forced...

Momentum organizer Nicole Carty discusses how the movement built consensus on racial justice and the strategy needed to make the goal of defunding police a reality.

Don’t look away

The ongoing crisis of racially motivated police violence—and the government’s violent response to demonstrations against those actions—reminds us that change requires justice.

Sowing division, reaping lives

Our work, if we are serious about making America great, is to repair racial disparities, not worsen them.

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

Fox contributor and former Trump top staffer David Bossie tells Black...

Bossie later said that he "should have chosen my words more carefully."

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

‘Gathering storm’: How ‘rogue’ companies are buying up North Sea oil and gas

As oil majors exit the North Sea, the region’s new players bring a track record of lobbying against climate policy, polluting the environment, and committing alleged labor violations.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.