THE GREEN EUROPE: "European Green Deal" is reminiscent of the UN's first climate report 30 years ago, says Margrete Auken in the European Parliament. "When it comes to the climate, we can not wait to invent something smart. We have to act now ", she says to MODERN TIMES.
Sylvie Laurent: King and the Other America. The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality
ECONOMIC INequality: In an era where anti-racism is being demarcated as identity politics and white poor are accused of blaming Trump, it is helpful to be reminded of Martin Luther King's attempt to bridge the gap against racism and economic inequality.
"Only a radical abolition of the structural conditions for the exclusion of workers – black and white – will be able to slow down the ongoing social exclusion process in the United States," historian David Roediger claims in a new book.
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