Justice Matters

Inequality Kills Around the World

EQUALITY FIRSTHuge amounts of public money, poured into our economies, have inflated stock prices dramatically and in turn boosted the bank accounts of billionaires more than ever before. Huge amounts of public money, poured into vaccines, have in turn boosted the profits of pharmaceutical firms, to the

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Justice Matters

OXFAM REPORT: Inequality Kills

OXFAM BRIEFING PAPERJANUARY 2022The wealth of the world’s 10 richest men has doubled since the pandemic began. The incomes of 99% of humanity are worse off because of COVID-19. Widening economic, gender, and racial inequalities—as well as the inequality that exists between countries—are tearing our world apart. This is not by chance, but choice: “economic […]

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Events

BAM Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 36th Annual Celebration

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) hosted its annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The 36th annual event took place Monday in the Howard Gilman Opera House and was livestreamed.The celebration included a keynote speech by critically-acclaimed author and cultural historian Dr. Imani Perry and remarks from:Governor Kathy Hochul, Mayor Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough […]

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Tech News

Cyber Thought Leader Khari Johnson Calls for “Algorithmic Reparation” and Racial Justice in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

FORMS OF AUTOMATION such as artificial intelligence increasingly inform decisions about who gets hired, is arrested, or receives health care. Examples from around the world articulate that the technology can be used to exclude, control, or oppress people and reinforce historic systems of inequality that predate AI. Now teams of sociologists and computer science researchers say the builders and deployers […]

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