Monthly Archive: October 2014

Expanding the Feminist Response to Jian Ghomeshi

  By Harsha Walia I’m still waiting on the feminist response to Gomeshi and rape culture and ‘why women don’t report’ that goes beyond the generic feminist (read: white middle class) answer of fear/disbelief/stigma.

Scantily Surprised

  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.

“Does Racism Matter Any More: My Response to an Inquiry on CNN.COM

  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.

Resilient Neighborhoods

  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.

To Those Who Blame Schools for Poverty

  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

Thoughts Following the New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival Riots

  By Chris Crass I pray for the days when white college students riot against racist policing, riot against mass incarceration and rise up in love and rage for the ways that we, as white people, have been sold a pack of white supremacist lies.

What We Can Learn From Street Preachers

  By Matt Enloe Friday October 10th, Shawn the Baptist and Keith Darrell visited my campus, Oregon State University. We’re no stranger to the ways of the street preachers, but having them visit is never anything short of an ordeal.

Interview: Chuck Morse

Chuck Morse is an American anarchist, academic, translator, editor, and writer. He founded the Institute for Anarchist Studies and The New Formulation: An Anti-Authoritarian Review of Books. Morse was the editor of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory and taught at theInstitute for Social Ecology.