Category: Science

Looking beyond movie violence

by Tom Emanuel. In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook, there is little doubt that the gun violence debate in the United States has radically changed, with proponents of gun control and mental health care gaining greater acceptance. Even those calling for an end to violence in the media have found a more […]

Climate change lifts the lid off inequality in New York City

by Peter Rugh. On Tuesday morning, as New Yorkers were beginning to vote, 60 polling stations had been either destroyed or turned into emergency shelters. Above the same waters that had flooded many of the city’s coastal neighborhoods a week before, I and other Occupy movement activists hung a banner at the midpoint of the […]

How Occupy birthed a rhizome

by Joan Donovan. Anniversaries, like today’s one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, bring about pangs of nostalgia as we remember what was and what we could have been. After participating in numerous Occupy protests (while continuing my graduate studies in sociology) this past year, reading the Situationists’ accounts of the 1968 occupations movement makes this […]

“If you are doing the right …

“If you are doing the right thing for the earth, she’s giving you great company.”
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“I believe Gandhi is the only person who knew about real democracy — not democracy as the right to go and buy… http://t.co/0H46YHD5
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