With no federal unemployment insurance and rapidly disappearing state coverage, the percentage of people benefiting from unemployment insurance is at its lowest level in more than three decades, according to a report by According to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank focused on low- and middle-income families. EPI said the unemployment Read more…
The song “Strange Fruit” lives on as legendary poetry and music that makes perhaps the strongest argument against race hatred of any artwork. Though it will forever be associated with Billie Holiday, the piece’s relevance calls for it to be renewed and relived, over the course of generations and, likewise, struggles.
Racism exists, and we should talk about it. Instead, those in power, are scapegoating those experiencing poverty, immigrants and refugees as over burdening a highly indebted State.
“I hope she gets help because this ain’t life. At least it shouldn’t be”
We cannot forget that the hideous slave labor camps of the new “empire of liberty” were a primary source for the wealth and privilege of American society
The SAE anthem is the ugly veneer of the kind of institutional racism that led to the fact that over the past two years, the black residents of Ferguson accounted for 85% of all traffic stops
Traveling from the EU or the US to Middle Eastern countries to willingly and knowingly take part in illegal military operations. Radicalisation? God forbid, no! Unless we are talking about Muslims, of course
Twelve Years a Slave burst that childish white historical bubble with a relentlessly true-to-life and death portrayal of 1840s and 1850s slave traders, slave-owners, and slave-drivers as ferocious and perverse sociopaths
Selma isn’t just a memorial site: It’s a struggling, majority-black city that brings into sharp relief the conflicted legacy of the 1960s civil rights movement
Essays Call for a Sweeping Reassessment of Incarceration