All labor activists and progressive people should watch and circulate this remarkable speech by the Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP.
What a trip! I had last visited my American home country three years earlier; during my visit last month I saw that some things hadn't changed much, some things had.
On June 18, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled six registered trademarks which it had previously granted to the Washington football team for its name.
Since 2011, the number of "unaccompanied" children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has skyrocketed; since Oct. 2013, 52,000 have arrived, and the total may soon reach 90,000.
"One day it's the Dreamers, the next day it's Walmart moms and fast food workers, and then the Moral Monday movement the day after that."
She stood her ground. She never left Daddy's side. She did not flinch. She was Mother Courage.
The genocide being perpetrated by South Dakota against Native Americans continues unabated. This is beyond maddening.
More than 490,000 Indians are still waiting for settlement monies due them from the federal government. It's a disgrace.
I am not descended from bankers, Wall Street moguls, or CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. I sit here in my college café and whisper words of gratitude for my distinct heritage.
I have worked in the fast food industry myself for two years; I can say it is an exhausting, very underpaying industry to work in.