Friday, August 7, 2020

Tag: 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."

Pledge to support the racial justice movement

Sign the pledge to support the racial justice movement.

Climate justice is racial justice is gender justice

What is a “just transition,” anyway? Bill McKibben asks Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.

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The chicken or the egg?

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How Mitch McConnell’s republicans are destroying America

Time and again, they’ve shown that they only care about their wealthy donors and corporate backers.
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Suppressed 2020: The fight to vote

Amidst a global health crisis, the cruel weaponization of vote-by-mail restrictions has turned the constitutional right to vote into a choice between life and death.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Big oil knew climate change could be ‘catastrophic.’ study shows heat could become deadlier...

“Our data indicate that with the continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions, the temperature effects of climate change are projected to be five times deadlier than recent U.S. flu seasons."