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A column by Abby Zimet
A column by Abby Zimet

Our Echoing Demands: There Comes A Time When the Cup of Endurance Runs Over

Amidst "a tidal wave" of restrictive voting laws exposing the stubborn, deadly, foundational racism he battled, American fraudsters again pretend to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., the white-washed civil rights icon who in harsh fact represents "everything this country despises about the quest for Black liberation." With Black Americans more than ever still fighting for the right to vote and be equal and "have a dream," we honor the radical who insisted on decrying an America steeped in abiding racism, "that corrosive evil that (could) bring down the curtain on Western civilization."

Abby Zimet · Jan 16, 2022

Civilians Reportedly Among 20 Yemenis Killed in Saudi Airstrike

The people of Yemen "can't wait any longer for peace," says an Oxfam director. "The international community must urgently negotiate an immediate cessation in hostilities and a lasting end to the conflict."
Brett Wilkins ·

UN Chief Urges Global Solidarity on Covid, Climate, and Debt Relief

"The last two years have demonstrated a simple but brutal truth, if we leave anyone behind, in the end, we leave everyone behind," said the secretary-general at the opening of the virtual Davos summit.
Jessica Corbett ·

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