Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: social justice

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

The global cry for change

Billions of people throughout the world are desperate for change, for freedom, social justice, greater democracy and environmental action.

Why U.S. labor laws need a major update—the PRO Act is...

The PRO Act will help to level the playing field and arrest the decades-long erosion of labor rights that significantly accelerated under the previous, anti-worker presidential administration.

BlackRock stakeholders do not consent to bankrolling violence

As BlackRock has boisterously taken up the mantle of sustainable investing, it must do more to shepherd us into a peace-based economy.

The scary truth is many senate Dems share the same corporate...

She’s exactly the kind of judge corporate donors support.

How Donald Trump intends to weaponize the Supreme Court against ordinary...

The addition of anti-worker Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the right-wing-dominated Supreme Court will help the rich tighten their stranglehold on working people.

Online charter schools are not a solution to education in a...

Coronavirus and racism combined with online charters would create a plague of injustice that will never be wiped out.

In times of rapid change, victory comes to those who train...

Decades of failed reforms plus research into racism have come to the same conclusion: Only radical change will deliver what we need.

Why the George Floyd Protesters are American patriots

For more than 200 years, ordinary Americans have taken to the streets to oppose injustice and improve their lives. That foundational right has been the basis for real change in the nation.

Setting the historical record straight for the critics of the New...

Four hundred years after the event, the New York Times has published a special project focusing on the first Africans arriving in 1619...

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Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

Biden’s reckless Syria bombing is not the diplomacy he promised

This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.