‘Asthma alley’: why minorities bear burden of pollution inequity caused by white people

This article is more than 2 years old Mott Haven in the South Bronx is a classic example where black and Hispanic residents experience a particularly insidious ‘environmental inequality’ Hazar Kilani in the Bronx, New York Thu 4 Apr 2019 (TheGuardian.com) Daniel Chervoni looked out at the busy street from the… Continue reading

Now He Tells Us: David Brooks Suggests That the Republican Party Has Embraced Fascism

NOVEMBER 29, 2021 (counterpunch.org) BY CHUCK CHURCHILL Photograph Source: PBS Newshour – CC BY 2.0 A recent Atlantic article by David Brooks, “The Terrifying Future of the American Right: What I Saw at the National Conservative Conference” lays out the latest thinking on the Right that contains some revealing language echoing the rhetorical techniques… Continue reading

GOP ‘Silence Speaks Volumes,’ Says Ilhan Omar as Boebert’s Bigotry Goes Unpunished

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) addresses thousands of demonstrators from across the country as they rally in support of a pathway to citizenship for the more than 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on September 21, 2021. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)… Continue reading

Articles ~ Petitions / Actions (including pending executions) ~ Events for Tuesday, Nov. 30 – Friday, Dec. 3 (from Adrienne Fong)

Few Events – NOT back posting on a regular basis Please include Accessibility and ASL info in your events! And if your action is ‘child friendly’ *** ASL interpretation – Let me know if your event needs this service .*** Please post your actions on Indybay: https://www.indybay.org/calendar/?page_id=12  See Indybay  for  other listings of events…. Continue reading