Tuesday, November 12, 2019

This Call May Be Recorded

When the police read your rights they tell you anything you say can and will be held against you. This doesn’t apply to confidential...

Pipeline to Disaster

Stripping indigenous peoples of their lands is so frequent in history, it is almost routine. Today’s colonists are much the same as their 17th-century...

Anti-Zionism ≠ Anti-Semitism

People may say they care about human rights, but their sympathy stops short at Palestine. People who do criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the...

The Future is Green

As hurricanes, floods and wildfires ravage the Earth with unprecedented ferocity, it seems the desolation of humanity is fast approaching. Despite the imminent threat of...

Neo-Blaxploitation

The majority of Black films nominated for awards focus on struggle, oppression, slavery or all of the above. This is unacceptable — Black struggle...

Bring Asylum Seekers to Safety

Thousands of migrants are trapped in Tijuana, with the oppressive tactics of the Border Patrol in front and the widespread violence and poverty of...

This Land is Their Land

If threatening the livelihoods of marginalized people in this country is a checklist, President Donald Trump has checked most every box — and now...

Affirmative Action Must Stay

Few things are more unsettling to a privileged individual than feeling at a disadvantage. Privilege has a way of hiding itself in day-to-day life,...

En Route to Representation

The midterm elections were a pivotal victory for progress in the U.S. Women, people of color and the LGBTQIA+ community gained more Congressional and...

Save this Garden

A company that owns several of the most profitable institutions in Santa Cruz, yet doesn’t pay its workers enough to purchase fresh produce, should...