Sunday, October 2, 2022

Tag: systematic racism

Retail industry claims to embrace criminal justice reform all while trying...

Best Buy, Home Depot, Target, CVS and Walmart are among the retailers that have tried to derail state-level criminal justice reforms.

Racism is profitable

To end the Oppression Economy, our government must end the criminalization of people of color, end their political suppression, and curb runaway corporate power.

Sheriff resigns after caught on tape using racial slurs

In addition to the racial slurs, the sheriff can also be heard verbally abusing a woman for several minutes.

‘Wild and timely’ report details infiltration of far-right militias and white...

"An especially harmful form of bias, which remains entrenched within law enforcement: explicit racism."

Historically, white Americans have failed to see racism as a systemic...

Although attitudes have shifted since, it’s not enough for transformative change.

Corporate hypocrisy on racism

Far from being the solution to systemic racism in America, these billionaires and their corporations are actively perpetuating it.

60+ environmental justice advocates and groups issue coronavirus call to action...

"Today, the syndemic of environmental and racial injustice, and the novel coronavirus have brought into dramatic relief that exposure to fine particle air pollutants is making these same communities the epicenter of illness and disproportionate rates of death from Covid-19."

Who benefits from racism?

Throughout history, the rich have used racism to divide people and thereby entrench themselves.

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The urgent climate case for defunding the Pentagon

Is it finally time to defund war?

The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

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