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.
You are here
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.
The United States may have declared its independence from Britain in 1776, but it was from England and other European powers that the breakaway colonies inherited an evil that was of fundamental significance to its future: slavery.
Marines from the Chinese navy participate in the annual military training on January 3, 2018, in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province of China. (Photo: Pu Haiyang / VCG via Getty Images)
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)