Global Comment’s editors are enjoying a longform feature on the women of the FLDS, a delve into reddit’s Change My View, a profile on the death penalty and innocence, and more.
Global Comment’s editors are exploring longform on the HIV crisis, an enigmatic YouTube figure, misogyny in politics, and more.
Resistance can be exhausting. Conserve your resources for the coming relay race for freedom.
How does a digital society in turmoil develop a cohesive platform for change?
The right is winning the war of American ideology. Can the left take it back?
Handwringing over whether it’s acceptable to punch Nazis skips a larger conversation about the comparative efficacy of violent and nonviolent resistance.
Sarah Jaffe’s Necessary Trouble is a sharp, insightful look at the state of activism in the US that goes beyond expected territory and into the heart of diverse communities.
In her 18th book, writer and Distinguished Professor of English at CUNY Staten Island Sarah Schulman takes on the weighty topic of interpersonal conflict, abusive behavior, the “overstatement of harm,” and how the continued mistaking of conflict for abuse leads to unnecessary escalation of various problems—often leading to cruel acts of isolation, shunning, scapegoating, and …
The Flint water crisis has the possibility of reinventing how we understand food in the United States.
We don’t need to take up the Tea Party’s anti-intellectualism to gain popular traction, but we do need to take up the populist messages they’ve cornered. That’s what historically galvanizes the masses in the United States.