The legacy of scientific racism / by Prabir Purkayasthaaug

Originally published: LA Progressive on August 10, 2022; produced in partnership by Newsclick and Globetrotter. In July, the world celebrated 200 years since the birth of Gregor Mendel, who is widely accepted as the “father of modern genetics” for his discovery of the laws of inheritance. His experiments with peas, published in 1866 under the title “Experiments in Plant Hybridization,” identifiedContinue reading “The legacy of scientific racism / by Prabir Purkayasthaaug”

Martin Luther King Jr Dreamed of a Society Without Poverty. We Can Achieve It / by Jeffrey Nall

Dr Martin Luther King Jr in Montgomery, Alabama, May 1956. (Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images) Martin Luther King Jr once said that there’s “nothing but a lack of social vision to prevent us from paying an adequate wage to every American citizen.” Decades after his assassination, we can realize his vision of an economicallyContinue reading “Martin Luther King Jr Dreamed of a Society Without Poverty. We Can Achieve It / by Jeffrey Nall”