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
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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
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.1,774 more words
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
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