Social Justice

As climate change takes hold, extreme heat is becoming a growing problem in cities across the globe. While urban heat waves have a devastating effect on cities' populations, they also highlight grave inequalities in urban life. As global temperatures rise, our cities are facing an existential problem: How can they combat extreme heat?
"Reading their files made me uneasy. Their claim to citizenship was based on a lie. Were they 'illegal immigrants'? Did that mean I wasn’t a true American?"
"I am 49 years old. Three years ago, I didn’t know who Frank Sinatra was. ... I did not recently come out of a cave. I am a Chinese immigrant who came to this country at age 32."
A federal judge in Louisiana blocked a Biden administration plan to lift Title 42, which denies migrants a chance to request asylum on the southern border.
In a not-so-subtle jab at president Donald Trump’s border policies, former president George Bush spoke about the value of immigration at a naturalization ceremony.
Oxfam has released a report ahead of the 2019 World Economic Forum meeting in Davos highlighting how low taxes on the world’s wealthiest has led to inequality that is ‘out of control’. Taxes on the super rich are at the lowest level they’ve been in decades, while hundreds of millions of children across the globe go without education and millions struggle to access healthcare, according to Oxfam. They suggest that a 0.5 percent increase in taxes on the wealthiest one percent could provide the funds to support those education and health services.
The suspected shooter is a Chinese American man believed to have targeted the Taiwanese community.
HuffPost senior culture reporter Marina Fang describes "teaching" pop culture to herself — and eventually turning it into a career.
When an individual’s mug shot goes viral on Facebook, they are often subjected to extreme harassment and struggle to find stable housing and employment.
GOP lawmakers blasted the Biden administration for providing baby formula to detained undocumented immigrants during a shortage.