By Phoenix Callida The goal is to make you feel worthless. The goal is to make you shut up. The goal is to make you feel hopeless. But it’s a lie. All of it.
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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.
By William J. Jackson When these news stories and topics come up with un-armed folks of color getting gunned down and the prison industrial complex, I don’t sit quietly and let them be called isolated incidents.
By Alex S. Morgan Happy National Coming Out Day! I’m going to update my list of disclosures a little today. See if you notice anything new.
By Joseph Orosco I was walking to class today–an abnormally warm, sunny day for Oregon in October–and I was struck that almost every student I passed looked like they were dressed for going the gym. The fashion on campus these days seems to be some version of yoga pants/leggings and tank tops for women, and tank top-athletic shorts for…
By Ellis Why is that we are more aroused by an image of a revolutionary with a gun, than a photo of a revolutionary sending an email out scheduling a group meeting to discuss duties of a new political organization?
By Mark Naison As teachers and parents look, in amazement, at policies emanating from the US Department of Education that mandate the meticulous scripting of “student learning” beginning as early as age 3, and which require testing of “student outcomes” to evaluate their classroom performance, it is important to highlight the underlying logic behind such a program.
By Alex S. Morgan What would it be like to give and not regret it? How would it feel to receive knowing the other shoe would never drop?
By Joseph Orosco We are currently halfway into National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). I asked my students in two classes if they knew anything about it and most had no notion of when it started or when it ended in the calendar. They got the general idea that it was about honoring the contribution of Latin@s to US American…
By Mark Naison The movement to unionize America’s low wage workers is an important compliment to the movement to strengthen and protect public education.
By Alexander N. Riccio On September 23rd, the United Nations hosted a climate summit in New York that brought together political leaders from 125 nations including U.S. President Barak Obama. The event was intended to highlight the realities of an existential crisis to the human species, but our president made it a moment to reveal his sociopathic dismissal of life…