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David Suzuki | In times of compounded crises we can no longer afford to listen to advocates of narrow self-interest or those who claim that favouring the wealthy and powerful will send benefits trickling down.
A street in Moss Park, Toronto. Image: marc falardeau/Flickr
Ken Theobald | This pandemic has coincided with a dramatic struggle for racial and social justice. This struggle gives us confidence that the previous "normal" will no longer be tolerated.
Silent Sam protest. Photo: Rodney Dunning/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Around the U.S., people are resisting racism amid a rising white supremacist movement emboldened by the election of President Donald Trump.
Prison wall with barbed wire. Photo: Matthias Müller/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Forty years ago this week, Philadelphia police launched a massive attack on the house of MOVE, a radical, back-to-nature, anti-police-brutality and largely African-American organization.
FBI van. Photo: André Gustavo Stumpf/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Racism is unacceptable, anywhere, anytime. We must be especially intolerant of racism when it appears as official government policy, enshrined in secret documents in black and white.
La Tanya Grant. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | Jermaine Carby was shot dead by Peel Regional Police in 2014. La Tanya Grant joins The Hum to talk about her cousin, police brutality and more.
Kanye West. Photo: Super 45 | Música Independiente/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Kanye West, the legendary rap artist, provoked controversy this week when he said in an interview: "When you hear about slavery for 400 years. … That sounds like a choice."
Prison bars. Photo: skepticalview/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Environmental and racial-justice activist Siwatu-Salama Ra was unjustly prosecuted and imprisoned, and, now in the third trimester of a high-risk pregnancy, is serving a two-year sentence.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | There are 10 million people in North Carolina, and nine million hogs. Judging by the smell, the hogs are winning. Or, rather, the giant corporate factory hog farms are.
Humberto DaSilva | Not Rex delivers an alternative poem in the epic style on the coming dark age of Trump.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Sen. Sessions has been consistent throughout his career. The Senate Judiciary Committee should be equally consistent and reject Sessions as attorney general.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Whereas President Barack Obama is honouring the tradition of the peaceful transfer of power, North Carolina Republicans are taking a different path.