The difficulty and pain of 2020 have forced us to reconsider our priorities and values. They have provided us an opportunity to more fully step into who we really are.
“These companies have known for more than 50 years that their products were going to cause the worst flooding the world has seen since Noah built the Ark. And instead of warning us, they covered up the truth and turned our flooding problems into their profits.”
The U.S. Supreme Court has deemed 3 million acres in eastern Oklahoma as Native American land. Though an 1866 treaty committed this land to five tribes, the state has ignored this pact for over a century.
The mayors of Los Angeles, Oakland, Atlanta, Georgia, Tacoma, Newark, Saint Paul, Jackson, Compton, Shreveport, and Stockton have joined Mayors For A Guaranteed Income, a coalition advocating for UBI policies, or the idea of giving out recurring cash payments to all individuals without any strings attached.
Her election is further sign of the black community’s increasing political influence in Ferguson. In 2014, the city had one black council member. Now four of six council seats are filled by African Americans.
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.
April 2020 was also the first month ever when renewables beat out coal altogether in the U.S.
In 1984 Russia sent the first woman, Svetlana Savitskaya, on a spacewalk. Since then, twelve U.S. women have completed 43 spacewalks.
There’s an opportunity to simply be grateful that those of us who are interested have a long, robust conversation about our next president. Why not take it?
The ruling, by a three-judge panel from the Federal District Court in Cincinnati, ordered new maps to be drawn by June 14 to be used for the 2020 election, when Democrats will fight to preserve their House majority.