Category Archives: activism

Chicago Women’s March canceled

The “big” Women’s March, run by the Women’s March Inc. (a trademark now contested by other branches), will take place in Washington, D.C. on January 19, as well as in several other cities. But some cities won’t be having them, while others, like New York City, will have two marches, one for women of color […]

The Public Hating

by Grania Spingies If there was one person in the world who felt genuine gratitude at Milo Yiannopoulos’s swan dive from grace this week, it was Pewdiepie. He must have wanted to send him a fruit basket, for within the space of a single day, Swedish Youtube megastar Felix Kjellberg was no longer Public Enemy Number One. […]

I have landed: 2. Trouble at JNU

I am now in India, and in the middle of serious turmoil afflicting Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), where I am staying with friends for a few days. There is some information on the turmoil at the JNU Wikipedia page under “student activism” and  “2016 sedition controversy.” On February 9, the JNU students demonstrated for a […]