Young men stamping; clouds of dust their feet
Stir up; the gleaming weapons and the heat –
the women, poised and fearful, gazing down
as the squadron marches out of town
The costs of meat are impoverishing and killing us. We can save a lot by ditching meat and dairy, while creating a more compassionate, healthy, just, and environmentally-sustainable world.
‘I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera.’ – Gordon Parks (1912-2006)
The Western world’s demonization of women in power can be traced back to Ancient Greece, argues the celebrated UK classicist Mary Beard.
The United States as a Mass-Killing Machine
In elections, we are facing setbacks locally and more broadly. A bold new experiment in West Virginia offers lessons for long-term success.
their crazy dad, his singular
song, with the only people putting money
in his cup looking as crazy as he did
It depends on the way you were broken:
Body from soul? Mind from memory?
A teenage girl takes a step toward adulthood in contemporary Cairo.
Mario Agustín crafts religious icons and lavishly adorned plates from local plants, soil, insects and cow urine to create unique materials and brilliant pigments, his crafts combine indigenous techniques dating back as far as 500 BCE with methods from the colonial era to create distinctly Mexican works of art.
While white women are protected and treated as the “weaker sex,” Black women have been cultivating a culture of matriarchal strength and endurance.
How extreme is the military?
The GOP is no longer a serious political party. Instead, it’s now a coalition of disparate groups made up of racists, homophobes, misogynists, gun nuts, conspiracy theorists and the ultra-rich.
In times like these, to get you to listen,
I must show you how
To grasp history with your hands.