Tens of thousands of people across the United States have erupted into protest for the last several days with no signs of letting down. Now, people from around the world – from London to Berlin to Paris to Copenhagen to Syria to Rio de Janeiro to Auckland – have joined them in solidarity.
White folks: We are all the problem. It’s not just the overt racists. It’s not just the cops. It’s not just the president. Racism lives inside us all. It is the air we breathe and the water we swim in.
There is no objective definition of humanity. There is no objective time when humanity began. These are all stories we created for ourselves to help make sense of our world.
155 businesses, representing five million employees and a combined market capitalization of over $2 trillion USD, are urging governments around the world to develop economic recovery policies responding to COVID-19 that also advance climate goals over the short- and long-terms.
Earlier this month, social media giant Twitter announced a new policy counteracting unchecked misinformation and harmful content on its platform. This week, it begun implementing its new policy on the highest stage possible – warning users against President Trump’s reckless and unsubstantiated claims.
Perhaps the most heroic thing I can do is to let go of the need to be the Hero.
This new data demonstrates significant progress in reducing both overall incarceration across the country and the disproportionate effects of our justice system on communities of color.
A new digital switchboard service, Text for Humankind, allows anyone in the world to send free messages of support to frontline healthcare workers and people in isolation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the service has already facilitated over 80,000 messages across 85 countries.
Building a sustainable and equitable economy doesn’t require that we completely remake ourselves from the ground up. It mostly requires that businesses and institutions just live by the values they already claim to live by.
The creationist’s story of humanity’s beginning fails because it mistakes a symbolic story as a literal historical account.