Rankism

Rankism, a term coined by physicist, educator, and citizen diplomat Robert W. Fuller, is used to describe "abusive, discriminatory, or exploitative behavior towards people because of their rank in a particular hierarchy". According to Fuller rank-based abuse underlies many other phenomena such as bullying, racism, sexism, and homophobia.

“I Didn’t Even Know You People Existed”

Northeastern Race Relations

Robert Polner: Sokol’s larger point centers on the irony that some of the Northeast’s most significant breakthroughs in racial relations have only sought to obscure the racial partitions and disparities across the region.

Framing Black Queer Resistance

Black Queer Resistance

Sikivu Hutchinson: Black Lives Matter Los Angeles has a particular frame around the value of all black lives mattering; showing that black trans lives matter, black women’s lives matter, black disabled lives matter and black immigrant lives matter.

LGBT Folk Look to 2015

LGBT Predictions for 2015

Carl Mathes: I predict that Pope Francis will continue to challenge all in the Catholic Church to accept his view “that homosexuals have gifts to offer the Church,” repeating Catholic teaching that “every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided.”

The Strategic Significance of the Fight for $15

Fight For 15 Strategies

Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer: The Democratic Party itself, while vaguely endorsing a higher minimum wage as a gimmick to help win elections, has certainly come nowhere near to endorsing $15.

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