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In ‘Cancer Alley,’ a renewed focus on systemic racism is too late

Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at more than double the rate of other groups, which experts say is due in part to pollution in…

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Reimagining Public Safety In One Of America’s Deadliest Cities

Mayoral Democratic primary winner Brandon Scott discusses calls to cut the Baltimore police budget to fund social programs, his approach to the drug war, and…

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I grew up poor and white in America. This is why I support reparations

I didn’t feel privileged, so for a while I didn’t think I was. Then I realized where I’d gone wrong Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/poor-white-americans-reparations-slavery-black-lives-matter-tanehisi-coates-a9569431.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study…

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In poor regions, easing virus lockdowns brings new risks

Many countries are gingerly starting to lift their lockdown measures, and experts warn that a further surge of the coronavirus in under-developed regions with shaky…

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What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing?

Racial bias in policing has always existed, with tragic results for some. But has the coronavirus had an impact, or has it merely exposed just…

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We’re About to Have the Longest Summer Vacation Ever. That’s Going to Be a Problem.

Since the start of the pandemic, I’ve been holding a weekly virtual game night for the students in my research group at the City University…

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Coronavirus: Rich countries must fund 'Marshall Plan' for world's poorest countries, says Nobel-winning economist

Esther Duflo, who was awarded the Nobel prize in economics in 2019, said governments of countries in the global “south” would need to mobilise huge…

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Aerial footage shows miles-long queue for food aid in South Africa

Aerial footage showed thousands of people queuing for miles down a dirt road in South Africa for charity food aid meant to relieve hunger caused…

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Bruce Springsteen says coronavirus has laid bare the 'inequalities in wealth' of the US

‘This pandemic has shown the great divide between our American dream and American reality’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/bruce-springsteen-coronavirus-us-wealth-inequality-american-dream-a9489556.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with…

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How Historical Trauma And Structural Inequality Help Spread COVID-19

Historical and generational trauma affect Black and other marginalized communities, and ongoing inequality is making the coronavirus pandemic worse among those groups. The post How…

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COVID-19 Ravages Communities Marginalized By White Supremacy

America’s legacy of white supremacy has marginalized Black communities with redlining, segregation, poverty, and lack of access. Combating the history of abuse and mistrust is…

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Britain’s food banks prepare for surge in demand as millions lose their jobs

Before the parcel from the food bank arrived, Natasha Cartey had just half a bag of rice and a tub of butter. She was wondering…

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Who Would Really Be Sacrificed To Save The Economy From COVID-19?

Whose families do the high priests of capitalism really intend to sacrifice to their god of money? The post Who Would Really Be Sacrificed To…

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Coronavirus has forced thousands to visit food banks in recent weeks – your support is vital to changing that

Help The Hungry: Assisting charities is important – but the government should also make sure people have enough money in their pockets to afford the…

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'It will kill a lot of people': Brazil's overcrowded favelas brace for coronavirus

Social distancing ‘not possible’ in Rio’s slums Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-brazil-favela-overcrowded-deaths-rio-de-janiero-a9416986.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:…

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USDA Fights to Take Away Food Stamps From 700,000 Americans Despite Pandemic

The Trump regime is continuing to argue in federal court that it should be allowed to take away food stamps from roughly 700,000 Americans on…

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Sanctions Are Imposed Poverty, Abroad and in the U.S.

Sanctions impose poverty on a country and cause suffering among its people. Why do people in the U.S. accept it? The post Sanctions Are Imposed…

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Every country on Earth failing to provide world fit for children, landmark report warns

‘Predatory marketing’ and wealthy countries’ high carbon emissions among chief concerns for health of future generations, says major WHO, Lancet and Unicef report Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/children-future-planet-world-health-organisation-report-climate-crisis-capitalism-advertising-lancet-a9343856.html…

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The Neoliberal ‘New’ Deal: The Rich Drink for Free While the Poor Pay More

A water billing scandal in one of the country’s poorest cities reveals an overarching truism: Neoliberalism is a conduit for rampant inequality. The post The…

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Watch this shocking pumpkin pie analogy of how the United States’ $98 trillion is divided between wealth brackets

Watch this immediately.@CBSThisMorning’s @tonydokoupil using an epic pie analogy to show how the plutes own everything. pic.twitter.com/p4AShY04rA — Anand Giridharadas (@AnandWrites) January 31, 2020 I…

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