Over the years, I have often been either annoyed or indifferent to the election cycle. Elections are more or less something to be endured. Time and time again, I watch from the sidelines as two capitalist puppets duke it out over just how shitty the country gets to be over the next four years. 1,698 more words
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Gentrifiers and Developers: We Are Watching is an artists and activists project featuring large-scale projections of local residents in a context where violence is occurring. In the photograph above, a community of mostly African American residents are being displaced by an effort to build luxury apartments. #WeAreWatching
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(Thulani Madondo, executive director KYP and Olivia Taylor, CEO Four Elements Conservation) I recently visited the vibrant Sowetan district of Kliptown. Growing up as a well-off, white South African can really separate you from the majority of the country.
Earlier this week, we discussed the need to study failed movements, not just the successes. Here, I want to draw attention to the general issue of bias in social movement research. 178 more words
By Sasha Davis, Keene State College, USA
The news out of East Asia is currently filled with stories of political rivalry, nationalist antagonisms and military stand-offs… 560 more words