Global Comment’s editors are exploring thought-provoking reads on sexual harassment, garbage collection, feminist history, and more. Join us!
Join Global Comment’s editors with some of our favourite reads for the week on political culture, life, and a little marine biology.
Read along with the Global Comment editors as we delve into the politics of protest and resistance in the face of an incoming presidential administration.
Those who would invoke Martin Luther King to condemn Colin Kaepernick should look to their history first.
This week, we share some of our reading on the Black Lives Matter movement and the wave of protest sweeping across the United States yet again.
Since his arrest in December, Khader Adnan has refused all food—now for 65 days—protesting Israel’s unjust and unlawful treatment of Palestinian political prisoners.
Despite the absence of the iconic central gathering point of Tahrir Square, the culture of demonstrating, protesting, and uniting to realize the radical lives on.
Even if the police were physically able evict everyone from lower Manhattan, it is impossible to bulldoze or brutalize this idea that has consumed our minds, hearts, and souls with the radical hope of liberation.
A democracy that is only a democracy when there is no serious dissent is no democracy at all.
It’s hard to focus on what marginalized people are saying, when they’re reduced to a collection of photos for the purpose of telling us that they’re “hot.” The act of finding those voices and listening to them is harder than taking a photo.