Mathematical models for everything from marketing to perusing resumes are making inequality and discrimination against the poor and minorities worse.
The dead man was no one, just a man in tattered clothes, no shoes, just a coin in his pocket, no id cards, no bus ticket. He was a nobody, … Continue reading →
Martin Luther King Jr knew he was risking his life. The US civil rights leader, who would be assassinated in 1968 while campaigning for equality, realised that his safety, and … Continue reading →
Evidence of much more serious “collusion” — with corporations and the wealthy — has always been hiding in plain sight. Though these unique excesses of the Trump era have gotten some coverage, they were never treated as the threat to his legitimacy that Russia was.
Growing up, I hated being on “food stamps.” I hated being walked into a welfare office and inspected, queried to make sure we were really our mother’s children. I hated … Continue reading →
The root of the problem is the condemnation of anything ‘social’ as un-American, which has helped modern-day capitalists to justify their belief in individual gain by any means. The original Capitalist Manifesto was a … Continue reading →
Saurav Sarkar: Hundreds of Poor People’s Campaign Activists Got Themselves Arrested for Racial Justice
While some white people were calling the cops on people of color, others joined them — and members of every other community — in a huge sweep of actions in … Continue reading →
“The Democrats talk about the middle class. The Republicans talk about the military. No one’s talking about the poor.” — Reverend William Barber . In the spirit of Dr. Martin … Continue reading →