If you’re old, poor, and African American or Hispanic-Latinx, your chances of infection are especially high and odds of survival significantly lower. The economic downturn could drive the number of homeless to 800,000, an increase of 40% to 45%.
Sharp reductions in spending on police, prisons, and the Pentagon could free up hundreds of billions of dollars for programs that might begin to fill the gap in spending on public investments in communities of color and elsewhere.
Janet Wells Greene
New York Labor History Association
The Southern Key argues that much of what is important in politics and society today was largely shaped by the successes and failures of the labor movements of the 30s and 40s, notably the failures of southern labor organizing during this period.
William J. Barber, Phyllis Bennis
Foreign Policy in Focus
Thanks to years of hyper militarization, American police departments are recreating our global war zones here at home. With these weapons on our streets, our history of structural racism becomes that much deadlier.
While protesters hold up the simple message “Black Lives Matter,” organizers in the Movement for Black Lives make clear that this fight is as much about ending racial capitalism as it is anything else.