Review: Nina Cried Power
“Nina Cried Power” stands simultaneously as an anthem to protest music and as a criticism of the sort of hollow activism or wokeness that dominates media today.
Conservative Leadership on Climate Is Not Only Possible, but Viable
The state of our unstable climate is not an issue intrinsically political in nature, and it’s an issue too important to be neglected at the hands of our hyper-partisan politics.
Interview with Janine Händel, CEO of the Roger Federer Foundation
If you empower every person in this strength, he/she can reach his/her potential.
Interview with Betsy West, Filmmaker and Co-Director of “RBG
That was the moment we knew she was opening a door to us to make a documentary, and we just took it from there.
Turkey’s Elections, Erdogan, and the Muslim Ummah (Community)
The Western world’s dislike of Turkish President Erdogan is growing. However, it is not stopping Muslims around the world from embracing his domestic and foreign policies.
On Plastic Straw Bans
Piecemeal environmental policy, however, cannot replace coordinated national action.
A Mutual Understanding: The Value of Science and Philosophy
Making any argument about the burden of should—including the role ethics should play in science—requires the basic ability to make a value judgment, a skill firmly within the domain of philosophy.
Civility Conceals State Violence
It’s why an ordinary civilian shouting in a restaurant at the Secretary of Homeland Security, fresh off a day of ordering that migrant children be ripped from their mothers’ arms, is cast as the uncivil one, the disrupter of order.
Waking Up and Taking Action: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Pakistan
Growing up in Pakistan, I seldom thought about the way institutions handled cases of sexual harassment.
What makes the show feel so important and so relevant is that it puts on stark display the radicality of being queer and joyful.
The Notorious RBG: A Documentary of Her Greatest Hits
It is hard to be immune to Ginsburg’s cool and composed accounts of her own life, or to suppress joy at the thought of the strides she has made for women and people of color in the United States.
Serving the Trump Administration
To deny certain spaces to Republicans because of the policies they tolerate is to say that the dream is dead, to give up entirely on even the pretense of political coexistence. Is it worth it?
An Interview with Jason Ortiz, Connecticut Marijuana Legalization Advocate
"'And so I asked her, 'What is like the opposite, what is the most grassroots legalization bill that’s ever been written?' And she said 'Honestly, there isn’t one.' And then we were like, 'okay, in that case, let’s write one.'"
Sometimes, the greatest damage isn’t inflicted in one day, but over a lifetime of having an identity shoved down your throat.