from 1600 a month to 5300. the drumbeat of gentrification.
From the article: uben Flores’s antique typewriter repair shop has been a fixture of the urban landscape in Highland Park for decades. So he naturally felt like he was going into shock when he was confronted with the prospect of losing his place of business. His landlord came into Flores’s shop one early morning …
The leadership issues in America have not gone unnoticed.
From the article: China’s new defense chief chose Russia for his first visit and pledged support at a time when Moscow’s relationship with the West has deteriorated.
When people ask me why I wont shop at Walmart and why I say it is destructive to our communities and small businesses …. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE REASONS.
From the article: MERCER, Pa. — On a damp, muddy afternoon last week, Charlie Walls steered a 5,600-gallon refrigerated truck along the bumpy roads of rural northwest …
From the article: Native Americans challenge their invisibility in society.
This is called Erasure.
From the article: Advocates are calling for a congressional oversight hearing after LGBTQ questions were quickly removed from a draft of the 2020 Census.
This is amazing. Also, can we stop pretending we know everything now?
From the article: The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew about the body upside down.
From the article: Since reporting Tuesday night on the shooting death of Stephon Clark at the hands of the Sacramento Police Department, I have gotten many of the same responses from people both on Twitter and in the comments section on The Root.
The #walkout today is so important. The fact that a lot of them can see through the bullshit they are being indoctrinated with gives me such hope. I feel such compassion for them, having to deal with all this intense and unprecedented societal drama while also learning how to be themselves. I hope today’s action empowers them a thousand fold.
We’ve all got a hard road ahead if we are going to correct the bullshit poison these fundamentalist white supremacists have systematically sown through our society. Let’s not leave the kids to do all the hard work, okay?
From the article: Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even seminars geared toward elementary, middle and high school students.
read it and weep. and also don’t use public wifi.
From the article: By Maurits Martijn, from De Correspondent Translated from Dutch by Jona Meijers Illustrations by Kristina Collantes In his backpack, Wouter Slotboom, 34, carries around a small black device, slightly…
Heads up Long Beach!!!! Stay offa Ocean Downtown!!!
From the article: WATCH LIVE: Police are in a standoff with a man who claims he has bombs. Stu Mundel is overhead in SKY2.