Today’s Solutions: October 17, 2021

Social Justice

You can help Black Lives Matter by watching these videos on YouTube

For those who want to support the ongoing movement against racial injustice but are unable to donate money, YouTubers are creating monetized videos that allow you to support Black Lives Matter just by streaming with your adblocker off. Zoe Amira, a beauty YouTuber currently with about 69,000 Read More...

Great ice cream and corporate activism: Ben & Jerry’s has been doing both for years

Last week we wrote an article entitled “Action, not tweets: Five ways corporate America can combat racism.” As an example of the actions we promoted, the famous ice cream producer, Ben & Jerry’s, has been at the forefront of social activism since its creation in the 1970s.  In Read More...

This site will tell you if your local prosecutor holds police accountable

While it is crucial we address the problem of police brutality towards people of color, this alone won’t stop racial injustice or solve the deep-seated issues of our criminal justice system. We must look at the courts themselves, specifically the role of the prosecutor. Prosecutors represent Read More...

OPTIMIST VIEW: Why civil disobedience and ahimsa (nonviolence) triumph in the face of injustice

In the marketplace of ideas, does love still trump violence?  By Kristy Jansen  “We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe.” Anti-colonialism activist Frantz Fanon was fighting racism and black oppression in Algeria and Martinique when he wrote these words, Read More...

Deepak Chopra: Why we need a well-being state, not a welfare state

This week, Deepak Chopra published a sharp, insightful column about coronavirus in SF Gate. We’re not going to publish the whole piece right here, but we want to share a snippet here because it provides a fantastic perspective on how we can take the lessons from COVID 19 to build a state that Read More...

Non-profit launches virtual anti-censorship library using Minecraft

In authoritarian countries where censorship is common practice, many news sites and social media platforms are blocked, restricting millions of people from accessing accurate, uncensored information about events happening around the world and even their own countries. But apparently it’s still Read More...