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student protest photos at maryland-college park

Last week, I was visiting the University of Marlyand to meet with the current Contexts editors, Syed Ali and Phillip Cohen, and my editorial partner, Rashawn Ray. 97 more words


Negotiating longing and despair as frontier citizens of the Indian State

By Mabel Gergan *

Mabel Gergan reflects on the shifting relationship between the Indian State and its North-Eastern and Himalayan frontier, exploring the colonial roots of racial discrimination in Indian cities and activist critiques of ongoing development interventions in the region. 1,211 more words


Marching for Dignity

This morning, my walk to an ATM Machine to get some money ended up being an invitation to participate in a peaceful socio-economic justice march in Istmina, Choco. 721 more words

2019:  How the #climate activists blew it, again #debacle #doomed

Imagine it’s 2019.  Imagine that “climate activists” get the perfect conditions handed to them on a plate.  What would happen?

Sometimes Mother Nature gives climate change activists a boost.

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Our Doomedness

The best new books about socialism

Democratic Socialism wasn’t too big a part of the mainstream political conversation prior to the 2016 presidential election campaign for the average voter. But, after candidate Bernie Sanders introduced his platform and mobilized primarily young voters, the term entered a much more mainstream conversation. 340 more words


Movements Through Photographs

Since arriving to COA, I have had the privilege of attending numerous demonstrations near and far; from the infamous People’s Climate Marches in New York… 928 more words

Climate Change

Brazilian Anarchists, Communists March Against Temer

One year after the parliamentary coup that ousted former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and installed right-wing Michel Temer as president, the third edition of the annual Antifascist March on Saturday saw hundreds protesting in a number of cities across Brazil. 321 more words