Biden Administration says long Covid can be Considered a Disability Under Law

The White House released new guidance on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Biden Administration says long Covid can be Considered a Disability Under Law

By Maeve Sheehey and Rebecca Rainey, Politico The Biden administration announced Monday that long Covid, a condition where people experience long-term Covid-19 symptoms long after clearing the actual virus from their system, could be considered a disability under civil rights laws. The White House announced the new long Covid guidance on the 31st anniversary of […]

Disconnected Decision from Supreme Court Leaves the Real Work to Voters and Congress

Disconnected Decision from Supreme Court Leaves the Real Work to Voters and Congress

By Alex Gulotta, All Voting is Local The U.S. Supreme Court’s shameful ruling in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee drove home the fact that the Court is far removed from the needs of voters, and isn’t interested in ensuring democracy works for all, particularly for Latino, Native American, and Black voters in Arizona communities. The Court missed an […]

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

By Liz Vinson, SPLCenter Ten years ago this month, countless Latinx community members wanted to know what happened to their home, a state whose highway signs welcome visitors to “Alabama the Beautiful.” They ultimately marched in the streets, wearing shirts with slogans saying, “We love Alabama. We are Alabama.” Their faces were marked with worry, panic and […]

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

Protester holding a ‘Capitalism Thrives on Inequality’ sign at the Black Lives Matter Los Angeles protest again District Attorney Jackie Lacey. – Los Angeles, CA / USA – June 17, 2020 (Shutterstock) By John Perkins, Open Democracy The long march of hierarchical and colonial history has led us to this moment of awareness. We are […]

New York’s Schools are Still the Most Segregated in the Nation: Report

New York’s Schools are Still the Most Segregated in the Nation: Report

By Jessica Gould, Gothamist UCLA’s Civil Rights Project made headlines back in 2014 when it said New York had the most segregated schools in the nation. Now, researchers there have released a new report that finds the distinction remains. New York City’s schools, in particular, are extremely segregated, and many Black students attend schools that […]