Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: racism

How not to cover critical race theory

Critical race theory is a longstanding and specific academic lens for understanding systemic racism, but the right has transformed it into a catchall for anything that encourages talking about and addressing racism.

America’s drug wars

Fifty years of reinforcing racism.

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years in prison for murder

"Now, as Derek Chauvin faces years behind bars, we must come together around our common humanity and continue on towards justice for all.”

The cynical war on ‘critical race theory’

One conservative activist is weaponizing resentment over diversity trainings into an all-out, red-baiting culture war.

The dangers of white male supremacy

Our culture has shaped the expectation of greatness exclusively around white men by erasing the achievements of women and people of color from our histories.

As Biden marks 100 years since Tulsa Massacre, calls grow for...

We need something much more potent and much more substantial."

71 Years and Nothing Has Changed

If one studies the rank and file of most of today's white supremacist groups, one sees the merging of Anti Black and Anti Jewish sentiment.

Appalling surge of anti-Asian violence—with historic roots

If ferocity against law-abiding citizens doesn’t quality as anti-American terrorism, the term needs rethinking.

Violent anti-Asian fury as American as apple pie

Had Trump not denigrated an innocent Chinese population, there’d be no scourge of violence today against American citizens.

Thinking globally about racial justice

In 2021, joining forces for justice across national boundaries is not a choice. It is a necessity.

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”