Sunday, September 19, 2021

Tag: racial segregation

How urban planning keeps cities segregated—and maintains white supremacy

Across the U.S., racial segregation was not the byproduct of urban planning but often its intention. Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country, is no exception.

Betsy DeVos’s attack on public education is just beginning

Devos continues to ignore key issues like racial integration of schools or rectify the harms of segregation.

Why We Must Fight Economic Apartheid in America

Last week’s Supreme Court’s decision on fair housing is an important starting place if we want to reverse the vicious cycle of economic apartheid in America. Let's put an end to this racial segregation.

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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Until comeuppance smacks Trumpist scofflaws, brace for more lying, cheating & demagoguery

Why enter elections when starting insurrections are so much easier? Why “patronize” elections that are “corrupt” (thus unwinnable) from beginning to end?

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

One of the progressive left’s strengths has always been a willingness to offer support and learn from others around the globe, it's a mistake to cede internationalism to a xenophobic, ‘western culture’ obsessed right.

Ethiopia: TPLF terrorism expands, civilians massacred

The conflict in Ethiopia is getting predictably more brutal. Distressing.