Posts Tagged ‘ justice ’

Kamala Harris Is Done Explaining Racism – The New York Times

Coronavirus shows Joe Biden’s health care plan doesn’t go far enough – Vox

The coronavirus shows tying health insurance to jobs is a disaster. Let’s fix it.

Source: Coronavirus shows Joe Biden’s health care plan doesn’t go far enough – Vox

Zeitgeist Spam: A dear friend is an epidemiologist. I asked her why so much apparent incompetence in dealing with the virus. “Budget cuts.” Austerity capitalism has been killing us all along. In this crisis we can count the dead …

This analysis is a result of a collective discussion by TNI staff on the many dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic drawing on the wisdom of many allies and friends. We hope it helps join some of the dots of this complex and still unfolding health emergency and supports the movements fighting to protect the most marginalised and to build a more just world.

Source: Zeitgeist Spam: A dear friend is an epidemiologist. I asked her why so much apparent incompetence in dealing with the virus. “Budget cuts.” Austerity capitalism has been killing us all along. In this crisis we can count the dead …

Idleness as Flourishing | Public Books

Paul Cézanne, The Large Bathers (1900–1906). Oil on canvas, 6 feet 10 7/8 inches × 8 feet 2 3/4 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art / Wikimedia Commons

 

John Berger wrote: “On this earth there is no happiness without a longing for justice.”

Source: Idleness as Flourishing | Public Books

Time is of the essence: A call for intergenerational innovation and justice |

Tristan Alston

Source: Time is of the essence: A call for intergenerational innovation and justice |

Joe Biden Expresses Regret to Anita Hill, but She Says ‘I’m Sorry’ Is Not Enough – The New York Times

Poor People’s Campaign asks America to face the injustices keeping millions in poverty | PBS NewsHour

Shortly before his death, Martin Luther King Jr. called for an economic revolution with protections for the poorest Americans. Half a century later, a group of religious and moral leaders are planning a revival of the Poor People’s Campaign, with a wave of civil disobedience in Washington. Rev. William J. Barber, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, joins Judy Woodruff for a conversation.

Source: Poor People’s Campaign asks America to face the injustices keeping millions in poverty | PBS NewsHour

Zeitgeist Spam: “Shell knew about climate threat decades ago” (reposted from Climate and Capitalism) [JBR Note: they knew long before the 80s, but at least there’s this paper trail]

Source: Zeitgeist Spam: “Shell knew about climate threat decades ago” (reposted from Climate and Capitalism) [JBR Note: they knew long before the 80s, but at least there’s this paper trail]

The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas

Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas testifying before the Senate in 1991. Paul Hosefros/The New York Times/Redux (Hill); Jose R. Lopez/The New York Times/Redux (Rhomas)

It’s time to re-examine the evidence that he not only committed serial sexual harassment, but lied about it.

Source: The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas

Tracy Chapman – All that you have is your soul – YouTube