Social media can either be a negative or a positive influence, depending on the message that is being spread. Most social media users would hope it is being used to connect people on a basis of positive and non-harmful beliefs. 490 more words
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Sites of Memory: Creating Life in Former Spaces of Suffering. (3/11)
Description of the session: In the aftermath of diverse experiences of political terror and of large-scale suffering and loss, we’ll explore some of the ethical and political dilemmas that have arisen in the transformation of former sites of repression into spaces of commemoration and morning. 609 more words
Description of the session: The Archive and the Repertoire (Taylor). Intergenerational transmission of trauma. Structures of Transmission: only the family? Politics of memory and Political Activism. 191 more words
This article was originally published for the Niner Times on November 18, 2014. To view it in its original context, click here.
Whether you have spent the past few weeks hot on the campaign trail or generally disengaged from the political process, election season is inescapably exhausting for everyone. 460 more words
In an action on World AIDS Day December 1st, ACT UP London fought back against comments by a prominent UK political party leader whose remarks against people living with HIV/AIDS highlighted just how much stigma is fueling the epidemic. 167 more words