Ferguson/Missouri, Globalized capitalist economic system, Income and wealth inequality, Racial inequality, The 99 Percent, The Impossible Dream, The One Percent, White oppression
Hands Up Don’t Shoot – Justice for Mike Brown
Ferguson – Missouri – USA – November 2014
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For millennia, humankind has been plagued with some form of inequality among its populations. As our societies grew, increased in complexity, and became globalized, so did the nature and degree of inequality.
Like a living human organism, inequality has a gender, race, ethnicity, and class that determine income and wealth disparities. To make matters worse, inequality dictates our access to a home, education, healthcare, and protection under our justice system.
Faced with racial inequality, the majority African-American community of Ferguson, Missouri, has received no justice for Mike Brown, an eighteen-year-old black male killed by a white policeman in August 2014. Continue reading