I read interesting articles and so should you!
"Journalists’ and activists’ strange approach to low-wage workers" (Sarah Jaffe for The Washington Post) On the media treatment of low-wage workers as Others who lack volition of their own, and the need for solidarity.
"Human Strength Shines Out of Syria’s ‘Never-Ending Sea of Hopelessness’" (VICE News) The state of the Syrian Revolution.
"Lean Against: Building an Alternative to Lean In Within Tech" (Model View Culture) I do love a good criticism of mainstream capitalist feminism.
"The truth about Venezuela: a revolt of the well-off, not a ‘terror campaign’" (The Guardian) Mainstream media and the U.S. government continue to be wrong about Venezuela.
"Indigenous Voices in Climate Activism: Autonomous or Subjugated?" (Truthout) SO important.
"The Seven Most Common Lies About Abortion" (Rolling Stone) Abortion does NOT, in fact, cause cancer.
"Albertans Are Abandoning Their Homes Due to Toxic Air" (VICE Canada) The tar sands industry is making people sick and forcing them from their homes and it is bad.
"One Year of Resistance in Rio Blanco" (Truthout) The people of Rio Blanco, Honduras, are fighting a dam project, and U.S. support of repressive Central American governments didn’t end with Reagan.