Where back in the corner, there’s always some guy in a Pirates ballcap with skin like an old leather shoe who’s nursing the cheapest beer on tap….
Child poverty is extremely high in the U.S., relative to other rich countries, primarily because for decades it has spent less on supporting families with children. Nearly 1 in 5 American children live in poverty.
Introducing Black Owned, a film series exploring the Black entrepreneurial spirit and its essential contribution to the American economy through the perspectives of business owners.
Jamira Burley should be another product of the system. Instead, she has used the tragedies of her life to reshape her community, and disrupt the status quo.
Liz Theoharis: The Nation Must Have the Moral Courage To Carry on the Work of Martin Luther King Jr.
Many have claimed that those rioters (and the president’s infamous “base” more generally) were all, in essence, poor, working-class white people. In reality, however, among those who have led such racist attacks are business leaders, executives, and multimillionaires.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), said that “Congress has the power to address this crisis,” and asked, “Why aren’t we doing it?”
Issues of politics, gentrification, community and epistemology subtly collide in Humes’s evocative and assured short film, Liberty, which has won awards at Berlin, SXSW and the Miami Film Festival.
To create real security, we must slash the Pentagon budget and invest in meeting everyone’s basic human needs.
Why we can’t be okay with other people bearing the brunt of a pandemic or recession.
Sometimes we cross to the other side to get away from their carts and tarps, to avoid their dirty murky faces, but mostly we look through them, past them, above them, our eyes seeking the sanctuary of the shiny store windows.
Working-class Americans die younger. Here’s what your town can do about it.
This form says provide proof of
your destitution, please summarize your poverty please add emotional abuses in these
two lines please multiply by the darkness of the members of your household
Greater equality of wealth and opportunity can only be achieved through progressive policies, now and in 2020. The Inequality to be Suffered by Our Children The fortunate ones will not … Continue reading →
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 →