Economic justice

Pandemic is no excuse to undermine economic justice | New York Civil Liberties Union

The pandemic has led to a new appreciation of the workers who make our lives possible. These essential workers include the people who produce the food we eat. But now the pandemic – which should make us more grateful for the work farm workers do – is being used as an excuse to deny these […]

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Redoing the economy: economic justice in an Indian country – nonprofit news

The NPQ kicks off the 2021-22 season of our Redo the economy series in Indian country. In partnership with the First Nations Development Institute (“First Nations”), we bring three Indigenous economic justice leaders to speak about their work and the challenges they face in a discussion format. Our panelists are: Heather Fleming (Navajo) is Executive […]

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Vermont spiritual leaders renew push for social and economic justice

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Brattleboro is one of more than 70 spiritual communities that are part of Vermont Interfaith Action. Photo by Kevin O’Connor / VTDigger As Executive Director of Vermont Interfaith ActionDebbie Ingram knows that the 15,000 Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim members of her grassroots organizing group outnumber what the last […]

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No billionaire, only economic justice, will make Chicago a safer city | Letters

Chicago financial mogul Ken Griffin is quite wealthy and worth a little north of $ 21 billion. That’s more than the gross domestic product of the bottom 80 countries in the world. Griffin has also donated hundreds of millions of dollars, probably close to $ 1 billion, to various charitable causes, including efforts to improve […]

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Why the Evergrande collapse is part of China’s “economic justice” plan

Make no mistake, the fall of Chinese private real estate giant Evergrande aligns with President Xi Jinping’s stated vision for the nation. He ordered domestic companies to reclaim their position as the cornerstone of the Chinese economy at the 19th Party Congress in 2017, calling them “the pillar of the Chinese economy on which the […]

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Labor will be part of ‘climate and economic justice together’ – LabourList

Ed Miliband is expected to tell the conference that Labor will be the party of “climate and economic justice together” as he lays out his plans to help UK manufacturers win “the global race” to decarbonize. Addressing the party’s annual meeting on Sunday afternoon, the first in-person conference since 2019, the Shadow Business Secretary will […]

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Illinois Democrats Push For Racial And Economic Justice With Biden Ticket | New

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WREX) – Democrats in Illinois focused on economic and racial justice for the third day of the virtual Democratic National Convention. The delegation says the murders of black men and women this year and the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on communities of color have rolled back the curtain of injustice in the nation. […]