Some might say that the success of bringing the ethic of entertainment into news reporting is its own justification and what’s wrong with that, anyway? I say that while it might be over-drawing the case to say that Ed Ansin’s style of news broadcasting led us to the Trump presidency, there’s no question they dovetail nicely.
To honor the congressman, let’s make some good trouble this November, and vote out our present Republican thugocracy.
The warrior culture and poor use-of-force guidance are at least two reasons why police in the U.S. kill 1,000 people annually, while in contrast, for example, Great Britain’s police have killed fewer than 60 since 1900.
The mission of building solidarity within the South Asian community is akin to other movements such as Black Lives Matter. How can we learn from them in order to connect our own community? For many South Asians committed to fighting state violence against Black people, it is clear that our work in being allies relies on undoing anti-Black ideologies within our own communities.
If Democrats and Republicans cannot guarantee healthcare, housing, a basic income, and freedom from police brutality and crushing debt, they will never stand with the people.
Unity and nonpartisan efforts are important. However, there are real people and communities at risk that can be assisted by the passing of these bills.
"I am not included within the pale of this glorious anniversary! Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us."
There is an avalanche of resources flooding the Internet and the market to learn and teach about racism and anti-racism, especially to children. For many white and non-Black parents and caregivers, the past few days following the uprisings have meant that there is a surge of individual and collective ...
Part 1: How do we begin?