Our Democratic Prospects: What The Ming Dynasty Can Tell Us

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org. -

How best to understand the assault on the Capitol this week? Might some historical perspective help us better comprehend how endangered our democracy has become? Could that perspective point us [...]

A Jewish Case For Equality In Palestine

By Peter Beinart, Jewish Currents. -

What makes someone a Jew—not just a Jew in name, but a Jew in good standing—today? In Haredi circles, being a real Jew means adhering to religious law. In leftist Jewish spaces, it means [...]

What Does The New Finnish Government Say About The Country’s Commitment To Equality?

By Fanny Malinen, Equaltimes.org -

In December 2019, 34-year-old Sanna Marin from Finland’s Social Democratic Party became the world’s youngest head of state. Her centre-left government consists of five parties, all led by women, [...]

6(1)a All The Way! Equality For Indigenous Women

By Judy Rebick, Rabble.ca -

If you thought that Indigenous women won equal rights to Indigenous men under the Indian Act in 1985 when Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms came into force, you'd be wrong. You [...]

OPEN: Multimedia Artist Robin Bell Envisions Inclusive Society

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC — Multimedia artist and filmmaker Robin Bell premiered a moving lights and projection exhibition of what an open and transparent society should be at the Corcoran School of Arts [...]

Why Equality Matters More Than Income

By Livia Gershon, Daily.jstor.org -

If a low-income mom gets a $10/hour raise, that’s good news for her family, even if her boss gets an extra $100, right? Maybe not. Looking at children’s wellbeing in rich countries like the U.S. [...]

Capitalism As Obstacle To Equality And Democracy: The US Story

By Richard D. Wolff, Counterpunch.org -

The Cold War displaced the legacies of the New Deal. Time and Trump are now displacing Cold War legacies. Where capitalism was questioned and challenged in the 1930s and into the 1940s, doing [...]

The Paradox Of Equal Justice

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Almost every day, entertainment, sports, media, political and even some business organizations are jettisoning their top officials and incumbents after reported accusations of sexual harassment [...]

The Boomerang To Republican Tax Cuts & Trumpism

By Peter Bohmer, www.counterpunch.org -

By Peter Bohmer for Counterpunch. The Universal Basic Income(UBI) is getting increasing attention in the United States, in particular from Silicon Valley, and also in many other countries in the [...]

Ensuring Equality For All In The Workplace

By Staff of NELP - It has been more than 50 years since the Civil Rights Movement and the passage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a landmark federal law that prohibits racial [...]

Female Equality Is Key To A Sustainable Future

By H. Patricia Hynes, www.truthdig.com -

By H. Patricia Hynes for Truth Dig - What the world will look like in 15 years depends also on our commitment to reduce substantially greenhouse gas emissions and achieve 50 percent of energy [...]

How Do We Stop Trump And Win Gains In Justice And Equality?

By David Solnit and George Lakey, www.commondreams.org -

By David Solnit and George Lakey for Common Dreams - George Lakey: Point 2 of the ten-point plan suggests that activists strengthen connections of civic institutions with targeted populations so [...]

A 10-Point Plan To Stop Trump And Make Gains In Justice And Equality

By George Lakey, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By George Lakey for Waging Nonviolence - Three times more people participated in the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., than were present at the inauguration the day before. He lost the popular [...]

Israeli Legislature Opposes Equality For All Citizens

By Staff, www.middleeastmonitor.com -

By Staff of Middle East Monitor - The Knesset yesterday voted against a draft bill proposed by MK Jamal Zahalka of the Joint Arab List, which stipulates the inclusion of an equality clause in [...]

Ecuador’s Citizens’ Revolution: Retaking Power From Old Elites

By Staff for Telesur. President Rafael Correa marks nine years in office Jan. 15, 2016, having overseen the transformation of Ecuador. It will be his last full year in power after his recent [...]

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