Play the Greed: A Starter’s Guide to Divestment, Boycott & Local Investment

The term divestment became clear to me last fall when I realized that meaningful support for Standing Rock would come by way of dollars, lawyers, and protests rather than memes and tweets and t-shirts. In these moments of demonstration, not only did bodies move from one space where they were expected to be, but they occupied another space creating a barrier to proceed with construction, while generating public attention. … More Play the Greed: A Starter’s Guide to Divestment, Boycott & Local Investment

So Many Roads: A Look at the Women’s March From Some of America’s Smallest Towns

This is a photo essay of some images I collected during the coverage of the Women’s March in 2017. I am highlighting the solidarity marches from some of America’s smallest towns. These folks give me an unbelievable sense of hope. Many thanks to all the photographers, and especially to Neko Case for curating an amazing Twitter feed on Saturday. She helped us track a headcount from every corner of our nation. … More So Many Roads: A Look at the Women’s March From Some of America’s Smallest Towns

Unmasking The Youth Addiction Crisis (repost)

As armchair activists, these families seem to have enough prestige and familiarity with legislation as to demand redevelopment of drug law and policy on their terms. The shift puts a glaring light on the way Americans fight for white lives. One select group is differentiated from the rest of youth suffering from the same crisis, in the same way that one group of parents, out of millions nationwide, are given preferential grief and penalties that allow their children to get medical care over incarceration. … More Unmasking The Youth Addiction Crisis (repost)