Gentrification thrives off internalized racism; regardless of the true economic class of marginalized communities, minorities stereotypically represent poverty.
It has been more than 1,000 days since the residents of Flint, Michigan have had a fully clean source of water. But, by all means, let’s build a multibillion-dollar wall.
Rather than form vague, generalized, and often spurious solidarities, in the face of the new administration, it is essential that we shy away from deceptive progressivism and be forthright about our objectives.
We should not be saying, “You’ve got the wrong countries.” We should be saying, “Islam is not synonymous with terrorists and extremists.”
In this time that calls for pressing political action against a dangerously bigoted administration, let us hold our signs high, proudly, and unequivocally. But let us not forget to ask our neighbors why they hold theirs.
Even now as a member of his cabinet she has broken ranks with Trump on many foreign policy issues. For one, she supports maintaining the Iran deal of which Trump has suggested the U.S. pullout. Haley also said she is “considering” additional sanctions against Russia; at her confirmation hearing she openly stated Russia is guilty of war crimes in Syria and Crimea, but maintains that the U.S. still needs the Russia’s support in fighting ISIS.
Clocks Don’t Stop – Except When They Turn Back: President Trump’s First Days In Office Prove He Is Truly Dangerous
President Trump’s third executive order of the day blocked federal funds from going to health clinics across the world that provide safe abortions. The reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy not only directly endangers the health of pregnant individuals, it also threatens to prevent groups providing healthcare – including contraception, family planning, and HIV and abortion services – to millions of women, particularly the most vulnerable populations.
Now that the Women’s March is over, let’s hold each other accountable while making room for mistakes.
Aly Nagel, a representative of the Women’s March California, and Women’s March LA’s Public Relations Outreach and Social Media Manager, took time with FEM to discuss the march’s intentions.
Dear white liberal friends, family, and peers: please check your privilege.