Hollywood’s Incentive Games

Movie Making Leaving Hollywood

Jon Zerolnick: The race to the bottom hurts workers throughout the film and television industry, but few groups of workers are hurting as much as the freelance musicians who record the scores to these movies and shows.

What Does Model Minority Mutiny Demand?

Model Minority Mutiny

Soya Jung: A new generation of young Black leaders have ignited a movement. They have awakened the nation and the world to the longstanding, daily brutality of state violence against Black lives.

And The Beat Goes On

Police Shooting Protests

Inman Moore: The demonstrators are actually rendering a valuable service to remind us that we still have miles to travel in reaching our goal of civil rights for all people irregardless of race, creed, or color.

Next Steps Against Police Shootings?

Stopping Police Shootings

Randy Shaw: Keeping in mind that protests are a means to achieve a goal and not an end in themselves, the campaign for police reform now faces a choice between two visions for its future: it can follow the path of the Occupy movement of 2011 or the route immigrant rights activists chose after the mammoth spring 2006 protests.

The Logic of Short Hospital Strikes

Kaiser Nurses Striking

Alexandra Bradbury: That’s something health care companies have in common, nonprofits especially: they’re image-conscious. A strike is one of the strongest ways to get your message out to the public.

New Racial Justice Movement Dawns

New Racial Justice Movement

Peter Dreier: There is widespread anger around the country about the racial and class injustices. The struggle to reform our criminal justice system is just one aspect of this growing progressive movement.

An Exercise in Empathy

Eric Garner Killed

Steve Singer: When I look at him, I don’t see a danger to society. I see a guy who looked pretty friendly, a gentle giant – a guy whose house I’d have loved to visit for a cookout.

It’s Lose-Lose for Unions with Rand Paul

Rand Paul Presidential Candidate

Berry Craig: Having been thwarted by the Democrats hold in the House, Team Rand is claiming the Kentucky double-dipping ban is unconstitutional. They’ve considered challenging it in court, an interesting prospect considering that Paul professes to be a “states’ rights” guy.

Black Bodies and the Thin Blue Line

Broken Thin Blue Line

Yolhuru Williams: Our nation can no longer afford to function as two societies, separate and unequal, deeply divided, and policed by the racially insensitive Thin Blue Line.

World AIDS Day and My Community’s Ongoing Struggle

ADIS Among Blacks

Rev. Irene Monroe: While the number of cases across the globe will continue to decline and possibly eradicate the disease as the U.N hopefully predicts, we as African Americans we’ll not protect ourselves from this epidemic as long as we continue to think of HIV/AIDS as a gay disease.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...