The situation involving me and two other independent media commentators is not an issue of “different languages.” It is not about a coordinated attack to “take them down.” It is a clear example of adventures in whiteness, entitlement, and privilege. We cannot bridge gaps while also disregarding the facts and the unwillingness to apologize for the original offense.
Clinton supporters still don’t get it.
Tickets did not cost $300.00, food and lodging was provided and diversity was real with 54% of the people in attendance being people of color.
The resistance is not here. We weren’t invited. They pushed out a ton of grassroots activist organizations to make room for establishment organizations.
“Sure enough, there they were smiling and laughing as they posed and snapped pictures of our Water Protector brothers in cages behind them who were doing their best to hold each other’s spirits up.”
Today Is Not A Victory For Water Protectors. I want to make that crystal clear. Do not fall for the headlines or propaganda.
The essence of a democratic society lies in the ‘power to the people’ principle. This principle dictates that every person should have the same say when electing their representatives, but that’s not how the electoral college is working, is it?
With 4 out of 5 Americans facing poverty, a system that eliminates insecurity is alien and raises many questions. The following is my response to people’s most common concerns.
The US Declaration of Independence says we all have the right to life and liberty. But the truth is: You don’t have the right to life and liberty unless you can afford it.
“You’re lucky to have a job!” We hear it all the time. But there is nothing lucky about spending most of your waking hours doing whatever someone else tells you to.