Issues / Poverty
State-sanctioned racial oppression is achieved through a new kind of slavery.
Here are five key quotes from the encyclical that will shake up the global climate debate.
Violence is structured into the everyday institutional practices of all oppressive societies, not simply an aspect of the resistance of the oppressed.
We've created a perfect storm of poverty, fear, social control and racially charged policing.
When a community issues arrest warrants for more offenses than it has residents, something's deeply wrong.
This report provides a new understanding of the growing ways in which those in poverty are disproportionately targeted, marginalized, and prosecuted.
Can we trust Oxfam’s latest numbers on global inequality? Critics don’t think we should. But their pushback is getting pushback aplenty.
First they were the inequality-deniers. Now you might call them the inequality-opportunists.
The rules are stacked against most of us.
Phyllis Bennis joins Ralph Nader and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston to discuss inequality in the State of the Union address on Democracy Now!.