Residents said it was tough to separate the burst of extreme violence from prior decades of pain. One sign placed next to a memorial of white candles and flower bouquets seemed to encapsulate the emotion: “There are no words for this heartache.”
The Third Reconstruction should aim to end -- once and for all -- the oligarchy of rich Whites by creating an America in which all are equal at the voting booth, the school, the clinic and the workplace.
“Black, brown and poor white folks in prisons and jails are coming from communities where they are at greater risk for these social and environmental threats. Then they are being siphoned off, extracted, taken hostage and locked up in cages..."
The recent meltdown of Texas’s energy grid during a spell of extreme weather made it extremely clear for everyone to see: a for-profit, free-market-oriented energy system is bound to fail massive numbers of people.
Many social scientific analyses of the global political economy...are race neutral or willfully indifferent to the persistent racial pattern of global inequalities. If they do address... colonialism, they ignore embedded racial logics of oppression.
Mary Green Swig, Steven L. Swig, David A. Bergeron and Richard "RJ" Eskow
It is time to recognize that the cruel experiment in financing higher education through student loans has failed. Inescapable debt is a major driver of social collapse. It has made the racial wealth gap worse and weakened the entire economy...
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