Racism Is A Public Health Crisis

By Christine Vestal, Pew Trusts. -

Being black is bad for your health. And pervasive racism is the cause. That’s the conclusion of multiple public health studies over more than three decades. “We do know that health inequities [...]

Mexico: EZLN Announces Creation Of New Rebel Municipalities

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) published Saturday a statement to report the creation of new rebel and autonomous municipalities in different areas within the southwestern state [...]

How Local Governments Can Provide Network Neutrality, Privacy, And Access For All

By Staff, Aclu.org -

As the Federal Communications Commission in the Trump era dismantles vital rules protecting net neutrality and users’ privacy, Americans need an internet provider that they can trust and is [...]

Infographic: The Preston Model

By Staff, Thenextsystem.org -

The “Preston Model” is helping inspire a new conversation about the role of local government in catalyzing locally-driven economic revitalization and transforming patterns of ownership towards [...]

Local Governments Ask FCC To Delay Net Neutrality Vote

By Jay Cassano, ibtimes.com -

By Jay Cassano for IB Times - When the Federal Communications Commission votes December 14 on Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to repeal “net neutrality,” the Obama-era rules that classified [...]

NYC Council Unanimously Opposes Fast Track For TPP

By Marc Bussanich, www.citylimits.org -

Councilmember Helen Rosenthal warned in a video interview on Monday that if President Barack Obama signs the Trans-Pacific Partnership it could very well jeopardize recent city laws that protect [...]