By Mark Naison (November 25, 2015) Being “white” was once a central feature of being American. Those who were able to become “white” had the fullest range of political rights and economic opportunities the rapidly expanding nation had to offer.
Monthly Archive: November 2015
By Mark Naison (November 23, 2015) One of my great fears with the current wave of campus protests is that Universities will respond to student protests by trying to reshape student and faculty attitudes rather than having universities change who they recruit and admit and hire.
As part of the Allied Students for Another Politics! Radical teach in series, Dr. Robert Thompson and OSU graduate students, Zandro Lerma, and Amber Moody discuss the connections between capitalism, racism, and the prison-industrial-complex. Co-sponsored by the Anarres Project for Alternatives Futures.
As part of the Allied Students for Another Politics!’s Fall Radical Teach In series, a panel that explores the reasons for hikes in tuition, the explosion of student debt, and how we can collectively lead the fight to abolish student debt and create a tuition-free university.
By Chris Lowe (November 18, 2015)
By Mark Naison (November 16, 2015)
By Phoenix Calida (November 14, 2015) I’m tired. I’m weary. it’s not that I don’t care about France, it’s that the rest of the world cares about France. It’s a tragedy. It shouldn’t have happened. But the emergency medical care, emergency funds, emergency safe spaces and counseling will be provided for French citizens by default.
By Adam Hefty (November 14, 2015) I spent last night, like many, watching the news from Paris unfold, feeling relief as my friends who live there posted that they were alright, worrying about UC students who might be in proximity at UC Paris which a friend said was close to one of the attack sites, worrying about the possible backlash…
By Chris Crass (November 11, 2015) Notes to a white student who wants to get involved in growing racial justice movements on campuses around the country, but is nervous, scared and confused
By Chris Crass (November 6, 2015) My goal isn’t to be a great ally. My goal is the abolition of white supremacist capitalist patriarchy and the building up of multiracial democracy, economic, gender and racial justice for all and a world where the inherent worth and dignity of all people and the interconnection of life are at the heart…
By Joseph Orosco (November 4, 2015) Adam Frank, thinking about the success of Matt Damon’s new film The Martian, asks whether it would be moral to explore and colonize Mars. One of his concerns has to do with how we will treat any possible life forms that we encounter there, even at the microbial level.