Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: society

The all American 8th deadly sin…

Apathy!! Add that one to the list of: Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy and Pride.

‘The greatest purveyor of violence in the world’

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."

The essentials of life

Humanity must find ways to make itself more humane and less human.

Inequality and the coronavirus

Or how to destroy American society from the top down.

When politicians turn immigration into a ‘crisis,’ entire societies suffer

A look at Sicily, where political restrictions on immigration are taking their toll on local residents as well as immigrants.

Let’s find many ways to share the goods of our society

Ideas can improve society. But they can also be destructive.

Learning the power of lies

Facts vs. falsehoods in the age of Trump.

What a society designed for well-being looks like

Economic justice goes a long way toward improving mental health up and down the socioeconomic ladder.

Thieves in the suites

After all, some of society's most inventive minds are flimflammers, Ponzi-schemers, gamers and embezzlers.

Our racial and ethnic roots in all their tangled diversity are...

Trumpian white supremacy has it all wrong.

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.