Our criminal justice system is still shaped by a fear of black people and a taste for violent punishment born on the plantation.
"we are at one of those critical moments in American history when we will either double down on romanticizing our past or accept that there is something better waiting for us." - Bryan Stevenson @eji_org
Chief executives from the Business Roundtable, including the leaders of Apple and JPMorgan, argued that companies must invest in employees and deliver value to customers.
Colleen MurphyThe statement "was an explicit rebuke of the notion that the role of the corporation is to maximize profits at all costs — the philosophy that has held sway on Wall Street and in the boardroom for 50 years."
Language like “invasion” and the “replacement” of Americans has increasingly become a regular part of Fox News broadcasts, Rush Limbaugh shows and other prominent conservative media.
Colleen Murphy"An extensive..review of popular right-wing media platforms found 100s of examples of language, ideas & ideologies that overlapped w/ the mass killer’s written statement—a shared vocabulary of intolerance that stokes fears centered on immigrants of color"
The backstop is intended to protect hard-won peace; no deal would jeopardise it
Colleen MurphyExcellent piece by @hayward_katy
on the border: "Trying to evaluate the problem in terms of relative trade value, for instance, is almost a category error. The history of conflict across these islands is literally drawn in the line of the Irish border."