MAS trial ends after 7 years: Victory for Ethnic Studies, another costly loss for racist Arizona

A lot has happened since Three Sonorans first began in the summer of 2010. Racial tensions were heating up with the recent passage of SB1070, the Papers Please law, and with HB2281, the law banning Ethnic Studies. More than seven years later, we are glad to report that we have been there throughout the entire MAS trial and the federal […]

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Experts Weigh in on the U.S. Government’s Plans to Loosen Nuclear Weapon Constraints

A new draft by the U.S. Department of Defense could loosen constraints on nuclear weapons use. The proposed policy has alarmed arms control advocates, and experts think there’s reason to worry.

The post Experts Weigh in on the U.S. Government’s Plans to Loosen Nuclear Weapon Constraints appeared first on Futurism.

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The Rich Earned Enough in 2017 Alone to End World Poverty

As much as 82 percent of the wealth created across the globe went to the 1 percent.


Last year, the world’s billionaires made over $462 billion combined, enough money to end extreme poverty around the globe seven times over. With a new billionaire added to the list nearly every two days, wealth inequality widened, according to a new report from Oxfam. Forty-two of the richest people in the world now hold as much…

 

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Why Don’t the 20 Cities on Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist Collectively Bargain Instead of Collectively Beg?

Urban policy expert Richard Florida suggests that the cities competing to host Amazon’s HQ2 tell the company they will not continue to offer giveaways.

The post Why Don’t the 20 Cities on Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist Collectively Bargain Instead of Collectively Beg? appeared first on The Intercept.

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