Cuba-based black revolutionary Assata Shakur says she fled “from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the US government’s policy towards people of color.”
English economist and social reformer Beatrice Webb is one of the five “empathy heroes” who changed the world by taking compassion to the extreme.
The Conservative government’s omnibus budget Bill C-43 seeks to deny refugee claimants access to health care and social assistance, says the Council of Canadians.
Online campaign seeks to have misogynistic pick up artist Julien Blanc banned from preaching sexual violence against women in Canada.
The Alberta Federation of Labour says the Harper government gave companies the green light to underpay thousands of temporary foreign workers under the TFW program.
#DayOfRage: Educated by Gaza and Palestine. Rumblings on history, Nelson Mandela and indigenous peoples justified armed struggles against apartheid and other forms of colonial oppression.
Harper’s cancellation of refugee health care was “cruel and unusual” treatment that “shocks the conscience and outrages Canadian standards of decency.”
US Patent Office Says It Won’t Protect a Racial Slur. Here’s What It Means for The Washington Redskins (VIDEO)
The US Patent Office says it won’t protect a racial slur. Democracy Now talks to Amanda Blackhorse to explain what it means for the Washington Redskins.
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey says she received the racist “Pretty Woman” treatment while attempting to buy a $38,000 designer handbag at a pricey Swiss boutique recently.
Gary Young, a columnist with The Guardian (UK), dismisses President Obama’s call for “calm reflection” after the jury found George Zimmerman not guilty over shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.