Tag Archives: racial predjudice

▶ Mark Fiore: Plutonians of Color

Fiore: With more brutal killings and mysterious deaths while in police custody, it seems hardly a day goes by without a new dashboard camera video or protest calling out for justice. As these tragedies keep happening, I thought it might be helpful to look at our predicament from a few billion miles away.

Liza Burr> The Purposeful Creation of Islamophobia

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
“Islamophobia has a much longer history in Europe than in the U.S., but there is now ample evidence that Islamophobia is a flourishing industry in this country.” By Liza Burr  WorldwideWAMM.org  November 2012 What is Islamophobia? Fifteen years ago, in 1997, the Runnymede Trust, a British think tank, identified…

Matthew Rothchild> Banned in Tucson

Banned in Tucson By Matthew Rothschild, January 19, 2012   The Progressive What happened last week in Tucson was outrageous. The Tucson Unified School District, after voting to ban Mexican American Studies, went into the classrooms and took books away from young people, books that the state, in its hateful law, has deemed unacceptable. These […]