By Chelsea Whitlow Shay
With Halloween just days away I can’t help but think of how hyper-sexualized Halloween has become, mainly just for women. It is a trend that has been happening for quite sometime, but it seems to be more striking recently.
By Mark Naison
That is a great question. I teach a senior seminar on Affirmative Action where we deal with the doctrine of “disparate impact” which has been substantially weakened by the Supreme Court since the court affirmed it in the 1971 case Griggs v Duke Power.
By Vernon Huffman
The best hope for long term human survival appears to lie in the development of resilient communities. By applying local resources at a sustainable rate to meet genuine local needs, resilient neighborhoods fit into the natural order, rather than attempting continuous growth based on exploitation.
By Harsha Walia
Regarding the incident in Ottawa yesterday:
1. Immediately characterize the suspects as racialized (“suspects appear dark”) and link to an Othered political or religious ideology (if possible, not only link, but prove that violence is inherent to said religion or culture).
The Anarres Project for Alternative Futures takes its inspiration, in part, from the imaginative work of Ursula K. Le Guin. For decades, her speculative fiction has woven together fantastic worlds with reflections on the nature of human life and the meaning of a socially just world.
By Mark Naison
To Those Who Blame Schools For Poverty
I watched the flower of Bronx youth be shipped off to Vietnam,
some returned, some didn’t, and some who returned were never the same