Archive for the ‘And Beyond…’ Category

Rejecting Homogeneity, Not Reducing Bias, Will End Residential Segregation

Posted on: June 20th, 2016

The quality of schools, water systems, levee systems, and even the air itself varies by neighborhood. And a large and robust […]

Refugees, Displaced People Surpass 60 Million For First Time, UNHCR Say

Posted on: June 20th, 2016

The level of forced displacement worldwide is “unprecedented since the founding of the UN itself,” High Commissioner Filippo Grandi said […]

Retailers Like H&M and Walmart Fall Short of Pledges to Overseas Workers

Posted on: June 1st, 2016

“After more than 1,100 deaths exposed dangerous labor conditions in Bangladesh in 2013, brands like H&M, Walmart and […]

“They tried to bury us, but they didn’t know we were seeds.”

Posted on: May 18th, 2016

Daron Babcock moved into the neighborhood to address the issues of the food desert. He built a garden, and invited […]

Woman who defied 300 neo-Nazis at Swedish rally speaks of anger

Posted on: May 5th, 2016

“It was an impulse. I was so angry, I just went out into the street,” Asplund told the Guardian. “I […]

Earth Day Special: History of Environmental Justice

Posted on: April 21st, 2016

Learn more about the History of the Environmental Justice movement in America to celebrate Earth day!

A soup kitchen disguised as a restaurant is making a big difference in Kansas City.

Posted on: April 13th, 2016

The restaurant-style Kansas City Community Kitchen is a completely new way to feed those in need.

Libraries are often the safest place for homeless people.

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

Library Offers Homeless People Mental Health Services, And It’s Working

“Bowing to widespread opposition from coastal towns, the Obama administration announced Tuesday that it won’t open the US Atlantic seaboard to offshore oil exploration, but will still allow some leases off Alaska.”

Posted on: March 21st, 2016

“It’s an incredible day for the Southeast,” said Sierra Weaver, head of the Coast and Wetlands Program at the Southern […]

Obama just quietly signed a major anti-slavery bill!

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

Fishing is a huge industry in Thailand — worth roughly $7 billion in exports every year — with people in […]