Michelle Alexander explains how she came to understand that the racial caste system in America has not ended, it’s just been redesigned. Continue reading
Despite its birth as a nation conceived in principles of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, the struggle for equality in America has remained a disturbing constant in our history. Bill Moyers’ body of work addresses the fights for equality in race, gender and sexual orientation, and against the economic injustice that finds half of our citizens living at poverty level or worse. With the shows, specials, essays and talks below, see how far we’ve come and how far we still need to go.
The administration will address some high-profile cases of injustice. Continue reading
These common assumptions threaten programs that keep families afloat. Continue reading
The wealthiest Americans probably pay more for tax planning than they do in estate taxes. Continue reading
The union representing workers at Amazon in Germany say they receive lower wages than others in retail and mail-order jobs. Continue reading
Across America, local governments are taking steps that will make retirement for ex-public employees much harsher. Continue reading
What makes a society a fun place to be? Really nice weather and exciting nightlife options certainly help. So does avoiding a starkly skewed distribution of income and wealth. Continue reading