This will be the 4th and final day of PUC meetings to make the final decision on Line 3 (June 18, 19, 26, and 27). Please see the facebook event pages for details. ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ Like many other independent news and media sites, Rise […]
“You know, the way First Amendment rights have been eroding, this jury at least believes that the government has been too restrictive with speech.”
Vandana Shiva, physicist and thinker: our challenge really is against the stupidity that rules us today
In this period of the end of the world, how do we sow the seeds of a possible world?
The lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss Madden’s case, arguing he’d gone to the airport to “publicly express his opinion on an issue… at the center of a national debate.”
We must dare to speak out in support of those American war resisters, the real military heros…
]Racism, [Du Bois] saw, was not only endemic to capitalism and imperialism but deformed historical narratives, the stories that got told and those that did not.
Gaza: World Condemns Killing and Maiming of Peaceful, Unarmed Palestinian Protesters. Calls to Investigate Israeli Use of Force
There have been a series of impassioned calls at the UN for restraint and independent investigations of Israel’s use of live fire against unarmed Palestinians
The moral life, as Hugo pointed out, is not pragmatic or rational. It does not guarantee that we as distinct individuals survive. And yet, it permits us, by living for others, to become our best selves. It allows us a bittersweet happiness.
“It is impossible to understand, or even fully appreciate, how black women have shaped national and global politics today without knowing the larger history.” Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor Black Agenda Report May 23, 2018 Keisha Blain In this series, we ask acclaimed authors to answer five questions about their book. Today’s featured author […]
Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy.
Demonstrator: They are not care about dying, because they are dying slowly, day by day in Gaza. So I talk with many of those demonstrators. They said that, “We are ready to die now.”
Colonial movements tend to exploit colonized people. Israel’s intention has always been dispersion and dispossession of the Palestinians.
Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?
“Disarm, disarm! The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence vindicate possession.”
“Again have the sacred questions of international justice been committed to the fatal mediation of military weapons. “
Journalists in the US are facing an unprecedented crackdown on their work. This crackdown is at its most visible when it intersects with protest.