US politicians and the public often fail to address discriminatory speech in public discourse. Progressives must challenge racist language that perpetuates the marginalization of racialized groups.
The city council in Bloomfield decided to pursue the goal after a pair of consultants produced a study that concluded the town could meet all of its needs with locally produced power.
Victoria Collier is a writer and activist with a focus on the intersect between democracy, justice and sustainability. She is Education and Outreach Coordinator for the National Election Integrity Coalition and the editor of Votescam.org.