All Articles on Racism

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo leaves a press conference at the State Department in Washington, D.C. on March 17, 2020. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images) Views
In Pompeo's New Hierarchy of Rights, Religion and Property, Not Humans, Are at the Top
Pompeo’s ideologically motivated initiative aims to quash equal protection of human rights and dignity, and we must reject it.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies on Capitol Hill on July 31, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Pool/Getty Images) Views
150 Attacks on Science and Counting: Trump Administration’s Anti-Science Actions Hurt People and Communities Nationwide
Suppressed studies. Muzzled scientists. Disbanded scientific advisory committees. These are some examples of the gross violations of scientific integrity that the Trump administration has carried out during its 3½ years in power. At the Union of Concerned Scientists, we have been tracking these...
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The Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Bull Run, Va. July 21st 1861, Currier and Ives. (Drawing: Library of Congress) Views
Oligarchy and Democracy From the Civil War to the Present
Yes, the Civil War brought an end to the slave order of the South and the rule of the plantation oligarchs who embodied white supremacy. But the Northern victory was short lived — Southern ideals spread quickly to the West.
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"On the road to making a healthy diet accessible to everyone, the Dietary Guidelines will continue to be an invaluable tool for health professionals, federal nutrition program operators, and many families. But we are far from reaching our destination." Views
Black Lives Depend on the U.S. Dietary Guidelines
Don't water them down.
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So I say to you, walk with the wind, brothers and sisters, and let the spirit of peace and the power of everlasting love be your guide. (Photo: At the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. AP photo) Views
Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation
Though I am gone, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.
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The idea of having billions of people come together for the collective good is what drives Holthaus’s theory of change. (Photo: Illustration by Fanatic Studio/Getty Images) Views
How to Bring About Catastrophic Success in the Face of Climate Change
By decolonizing the atmosphere and making climate reparations, Eric Holthaus shows just how hopeful the next 30 years could be.
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'Racist, Classist Garbage': Trump Brags to Suburbia About His Repeal of Housing Desegregation Rule
"This is blatant racism from the President of the United States," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. "And it's disgusting."
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Federal police officers stand guard during a protest in Portland, Oregon, on July 23, 2020. The officers fired tear gas. (Photo: Ankur Dholakia / AFP Getty Images) Views
We Don't Need Trump's Thugs in Chicago
The excuse for sending federal police here is to protect federal property. The reality is that this is a cynical re-election ploy aimed at earning support for a law-and-disorder president.
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Palestinian bedouins collect their belongings after Israeli forces demolish Palestinian's structures including buildings and tents in Ayn al-Hijle village of Jericho, West Bank on June 3, 2020. (Photo by Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
'Let’s Feed a Bedouin': Roy Oz and Israel’s Outrageous Racism
Without international pressure, Israel will never, on its own, confront its demons of military occupation, apartheid and deep-rooted racism.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) wears a face mask to protect herself from the coronavirus during a press conference in the Corona neighborhood of Queens on April 14, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Eclipsed Race and Class? Calling AOC a 'B*tch' Is Not Just About Sexism
What Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez experienced last week is a continuation of the trend of using sexist and racist slurs against powerful women of color.
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