Friday, July 19, 2024

Tag: systematic racism

The USA’s systemic racism includes its wars

Hidden in plain sight is the fact that virtually all the people killed by U.S. firepower in the “war on terror” for more than two decades have been people of color.

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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Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Majority of Democrats urge Biden to withdraw amid mental fitness concerns and looming election...

This sentiment is particularly strong among younger voters, posing a significant challenge to Biden’s campaign as crucial deadlines approach.

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Biden to propose Supreme Court reforms: Ethics code and term limits amid public disapproval

This move comes amid growing public discontent with the court and recent scandals involving justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

The party that embraces political violence is now reaping what it sowed

Was the attempt on Trump’s life the direct result of the Republican Party’s decision to exploit violence for political gain?