“The simple fact is we have a tremendous stake in the success of the democrats here. Their success will change the world in a way that reflects both our values and our hopes. What may be at stake is the equivalent of the postwar recovery of Germany and Japan as democratic allies, only this time … Read morePutin’s Genocidal Invasion and the Second Cold War by Jordan Rosenberg Cobos
As a legal scholar and human rights attorney, the most recent leaked opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is not a surprise. Our legal system was created by people who believed that Black people and all women were not people worthy of protection under the law at best and that they … Read moreWhy the (potential) Overturning of Roe v. Wade Makes a Case for the Abolition of the U.S. Criminal Legal System by Whit Washington, Esq.
In late 2019, as I was taking yet another Twitter break from writing my novel, a short video caught my eye. The little image showed a lively fire in an outdoor grill, the kind of grill my family never used when we went up to Bear Mountain because we always brought a cooler with hard-boiled … Read moreOn Watching Them Burn Her Books by Gina Isabel Rodriguez
The United States’ gift to the world and most cited living scholar of our time, Noam Chomsky, is constantly asked why he focuses his criticism on the United States and not other states like China or the former Soviet Union. Chomsky responds to this critique stating, “it’s because American actions are the things that I … Read moreWant to #StopAsianHate? Stop Hating on China by James Taichi Collins
Climate change is a contemporary buzzword which has been widely debated by politicians, scholars, and activists all over the world. What we may be certain of, however, is that global warming and climate disruption undoubtedly put life on Earth at risk. This is particularly true of the Global South, where populations are adversely affected by … Read moreClimate Change, Institutionalism, and the Future of Political Stability in the Global South by Irteqa Khan