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Don't Underestimate the Anti-Pipeline Resistance

May 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
Don't Underestimate the Anti-Pipeline Resistance

The residents of St. James Parish, Louisiana, worry about placing yet another industrial facility in an area that suffered 37 chemical accidents over the last year. Tree-sits have blocked tree-clearing for the Mountain Valley Pipeline near the Appalachian Trail, leading police to prohibit supporters from delivering food and supplies to a mother and daughter who occupied trees on their own land for months.

"Freedom" and "Liberty" Were Only for Whites in Settler Colonialism

April 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
"Freedom" and "Liberty" Were Only for Whites in Settler Colonialism

By detailing the growth of the slave trade in the 17th century, Gerald Horne's new book, The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism, reveals how white supremacy, capitalism and the original sin of slavery in the Western Hemisphere became intertwined.A sculpture by artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo, part of the Nkyinkyim Installation, of enslaved people in chains is shown after entering The National Memorial for Peace and Justice on April 20, 2018, in Montgomery, Al.

Educated Hope in Dark Times: The Challenge of the Educator-Artist as a Public Intellectual

April 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
Educated Hope in Dark Times: The Challenge of the Educator-Artist as a Public Intellectual

Increasingly, neoliberal regimes across Europe and North America have waged a major assault on critical thinking and the educational spheres in which they take place, but this also applies to creative spaces. Artistic production can change how people view the world, and that pedagogy can be dangerous to the status quo neoliberalism seeks to maintain.(Photo: Hero Images / Getty Images)

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