Category: Racism

Brett Wilkins: Rep. Ilhan Omar Condemns Israeli ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ After IDF Destruction of Palestinian Hamlet

Dozens of Bedouins—including 41 children—were left homeless after occupation troops bulldozed their community to the ground on Tuesday

Jack Rasmus: How Could 70 Million Still Have Voted for Trump?

If the leaders of the party now go the route of a minimalist program in 2020, as did Obama in 2009, they will no doubt come 2022 suffer a similar fate as Obama and they did in 2010. Then we will all be back to ‘square one’ with a resurgence of Trump and Trumpism once again

Irene Franco Rubio: People-powered Organizing in Arizona Can Create Lasting Change

My generation of first-time voters understands what’s at stake because we recognized the toll it took on our community. We saw injustices occur in our backyards and now we’re leading the movement for justice, for progressive social change

Lila Seidman: Glendale confronts its racist past, apologizing for ‘sundown’ laws

Recognizing its own ”dark past … puts us in a better moral position when we point to other historic crimes. It’s kind of hard to do that when you’re not willing to look at yourself.”

Greg Palast: How the Republicans are stealing Georgia

Hundreds of thousands of people of color have had their names erased from the voter list in this vital state

CJ Polychroniou: Irreconcilable Differences: The 2020 Elections Prove Again The U.S. As Outlier

With or without Trump in the White House, white America will surely remain vigilant in its attempt to “safeguard America’s traditional values” and, in that context, progressive forces will have their hands full

Andrew Feinstein: I Lost 39 Members of My Family in the Holocaust, Jeremy Corbyn is No Antisemite

“As the son of a holocaust survivor I find the use of antisemitism to fight political battles hard to stomach”

Marc Lamont Hill: Care Not Cops

Making a Case for Abolition After Philadelphia Police Kill Walter Wallace Jr.

Tim Schermerhorn: The Movement for Black Lives and Labor’s Revival

It’s a huge fight. But it always has been. The Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 give labor activists the opportunity to revive that tradition

Alicia Garza: Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Alicia Garza on GOP’s Supreme Court Power Grab

The rushed confirmation shows that the Supreme Court “is not a neutral body — it is incredibly political.”

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