Robin Roberts Comes Out — Black celebs’s public coming out events correct and heal a community’s irrational and persistent fear.
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.
Cutting California Pensions — AG Harris put teachers, police officers and firefighters in front as public employees who would suffer.
Soya Jung — The book, The Triple Package, is rife with American exceptionalism and model minority thinking – the notion that anyone can succeed in America if they just act right, and those who don’t will get what they deserve.
It is disingenuous to claim the recent Duck Dynasty controversies are not about race.
Ani DiFranco has enraged fans by hosting her upcoming “Righteous Retreat” at Nottoway Plantation in Louisiana.
Social Transformation in 2014 is poised to begin an exciting era of broadening the growing consensus for social and economic justice.
Social Contract — It’s a sign of change to see the idea of increasing Social Security move into the mainstream debate.
Low Paid Fast Food Workers — Taxpayers together contribute day-in and day-out to a very big global cause: Supersizing McDonald’s.
California Minimum Wage Increase — California’s business community pushes a campaign of fear over higher wages across the state.
Soya Jung: We have an opportunity to center our varied colonial pasts and their profound effects, and connect them to current-day fights. That’s a tall order.
American-Made Buses — Global bus manufacturers profiting from American taxpayer funds need toaddress the American jobs crisis.
Mandela LGBTQ Advocacy — Mandela neither tamped down nor stemmed anti-gay rhetoric, murderous acts or homophobic witch-hunting.
Union Made — Going searching for that perfect holiday gift? Check out this Made in America, union-made gift guide.