Authoritarian rulers fear peaceful resistance above all else.
I bet you think I made that up,that this is some dystopian anti-elegy,
and that I am another Cassandra, bemoaning
a distant, inevitable future, but I saw it,
not ten minutes ago…
Jennifer Ho: With Kamala Harris, Americans yet again have trouble understanding what multiracial means
While the debates about Harris’ racial identities may seem new given the recent media attention focused on her, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people have received.
Trump’s house of cards is built on ruses and Iago-like deceptions, a palace of flimsy lies waiting for the door to fly open and a gust of honest wind to sweep them all away.
In 2015, Myanmar, a country controlled by militant Buddhists, began an organized process of genocide against the Rohingya, a Muslim minority. Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader who promised to protect them, has facilitated the genocide.
Protest runs through the region’s veins like coal seams through the mountains.
“The Killer Inside Me” is a testament to moral accountability exultantly shredded, and its resonance today is uncanny.
Andrea Germanos: USPS Watchdog Probe Found 1 Million Primary Ballots Likely Delivered Too Late to Count
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called the findings “more powerful proof that resources and reform are vital right away to prevent serious election mail delays and voting suppression.“ The U.S. Postal … Continue reading →
Preponderance of mail-in votes means early results may show Trump with a substantial lead that he’ll likely lose as absentee ballots are tallied.
There is no such thing as the State
And no one exists alone;
Hunger allows no choice
To the citizen or the police;
We must love one another or die.
Trayvon Martin, a Black teenager, was killed for walking home at night—Kyle Rittenhouse, a white teenager, is being defended by Republicans after murdering two BLM protesters.
The danger that more armed right-wing thugs will take to the streets and shoot people is now a very real threat all across the country.
It was the sound of our lawn, the hiss of sprinklers, that chilled me. That year Jack erected a barbed wire fence to keep the scum out, keep the Mansons away.
What thou lovest well remains electric like the ocean’s
breaking waves; what you break turns dialectic like
a brick thrown through the window of an oligarch’s