Sunday, July 5, 2020

Writing as Resistance

Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.

Cleveland Police Ask For Emergency Suspension Of Open Carry Laws During Republican Convention

"I don't care if it's constitutional or not at this point."

Prison Labor Revolts Shake the Foundations of the Corporate State, Part I

The struggle doesn’t end with prison labor. Prisons also serve a generally repressive function, of which labor is a particular manifestation.

Carmelo Anthony Issues A Powerful Plea To Fellow Athletes In The Wake Of Violence

"We can't worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or going to look at us crazy."

The Bahamas Just Issued a Travel Warning to the United States

A travel warning was issued by the Bahamas about police violence occurring in the United States.

Dallas cop faces manslaughter charge for fatally shooting innocent man

Chief Hall confirmed that an arrest warrant is being obtained in order to charge the officer with manslaughter for the death of Jean.

Republicans Call Everyone But Governor Snyder for Congressional Hearing on Flint Water Crisis

It is unknown who will be called to testify at the hearing, or why the Governor of the State, whose administration and appointees were responsible for the decisions that led to the public being forced to drink and bathe in contaminated water for so long, isn’t being called to the hearing.

Buenos Aires Zoo to Close After 140 Years, Will Be Turned into an Ecopark

The closure of the zoo is one act in a line from the last few years that shows the shift from traditional zoos and animal entertainment into more thoughtful alternatives.

Zero-Waste Markets Hit the U.S.

Several entrepreneurs are dabbling in ways to clean plastics out of the oceans. Introducing zero-waste markets.

Misty Snow Makes History as first Transgender Senate Nominee

The 30-year-old resident of Salt Lake City used a progressive platform to run, inspired by Senator Bernie Sanders.