Tag Archives: racism
Henry Giroux: Fighting back against the age of manufactured ignorance: Resistance is still possible
“The underlying message of CRT is to dismantle forms of structural racism in order to create a more fair and just society.”
“Banning instruction on ‘critical race theory’ has become the new McCarthyism.”
Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very Happy New Year
Rise Up Times is admittedly and consciously eclectic with a focus on media analysis and antiwar, propeace activities but inclusive of many movements that coalesce and weave in and out of each other.
Sweet Honey in the Rock: Ella’s Song
To me young people come first
They have the courage where we fail
Ilhan, Antone and the Price of Inclusion, by Ricardo Levins Morales
“Inclusionists demand equal participation at all levels of the empire and its institutions while transformationists call for fundamental change.”
Andrew J. Bacevich, The All-American Way: MLK’s Giant Triplets
“What I am suggesting is that those calling for fundamental change will go badly astray if they ignore Dr. King’s insistence that each of the giant triplets [racism, extreme materialism, militarism] is intimately tied to the other two.”
Democracy Now! COVID-19 Kills Blacks Disproportionately and Black Sacrifice Zones
“Exposing U.S. Racism in a Stark New Way”: COVID-19 Kills Disproportionate Number of Black America; COVID-19 Sacrifice Zones: Coronavirus Devastates Black Communities Historically Denied Healthcare
Supreme Court Crushes Media Diversity in Ruling on Lawsuit Accusing Comcast of Racial Discrimination
“What this story is about is, it’s basically — it’s about a series of black entertainment moguls who started media networks or television shows.”
Understanding US-China Conflict, with Sarah Flounders
Sarah Flounders of the International Action Center discusses and compares China and the US, talks about COVID-19 in the two countries, and discusses US sanctions worldwide.
“Coronavirus Capitalism”: Naomi Klein’s Case for Transformative Change Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
“Klein argues it’s vital for people to fight for the kind of transformative change that can not only curb the worst effects of the current crisis but also set society on a more just path.”
No to NATO, Yes to Peace Gathering Washington DC (Video)
It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO! “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War” (Black Alliance of Peace)
The Defeat of US Imperialism is a Strategic Necessity, not a Single Issue by Danny Haiphong
US imperialism has become a single issue, with many leftists choosing to express solidarity with Palestinians but not for Syrians, Iranians, or Iraqis.
David Swanson Discusses “Curing American Exceptionalism”
Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?
Resisting Nuclear Weapons Means Resisting Injustice and Oppression
Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.