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Tag: social justice
Community Land Trusts Could Help Heal Segregated Cities
The authors say could any process of municipal restoration, boosting mobility and redressing inequity could take a page from history.
Kevin Zeese, a Fighter for Truth, Dies at 64
Kevin died while planning to write about the extradition trial of Julian Assange, writes Margaret Flowers. He understood the great importance of this prosecution as a battle that will define journalism in the 21st century and our right to know.
Kevin Zeese: Irreplaceable
There is no doubt that if thousands follow his lead we will have a world transformed, writes David Swanson. Kevin Zeese died suddenly early Sunday morning at 64.
The Role of Youth in a Hoped-for Transformation
The massive turnout for the March for Our Lives demonstration in Washington on March 24 has given rise to hope that a new youth movement can spur a social transformation in the United States, write Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers.
An Urgent Reassessment of Jesus
Many Christian churches opt for comforting their parishioners with reassuring ceremonies, banal sermons and even appeals to popular nationalistic sentiments rather than challenging them with the tough calls from Jesus for social justice, a grave failure, says Rev. Howard Bess.
Christians Who Ignore the Real Jesus
Many American Christians see themselves as devout followers of the theological Jesus but don’t want to know much about the historical Jesus, the nonviolent radical who called on his followers to resist social injustice, writes Rev. Howard Bess.
Strange Death of American Revolution
At the heart of the American experiment was always a tension between oligarchy and democracy, with the oligarchs usually holding the upper hand. However, in recent decades, the struggle has taken a curious turn with the oligarchs largely obliterating the people’s…