Monthly Archives: August 2017

We Will Defend Civil Rights

We Will Defend Civil Rights

In post-Charlottesville U.S.A., everyday is a fight for civil rights. University of North Carolina System students and faculty realize this acutely, as the ongoing battle to remove the Confederate statue of Silent Sam illustrates. It appears that UNC cares more about protecting a racist statue than it does defending civil rights. This is the time for visionary leadership and action. We look to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to avoid undue political influence and protect stud ...

Organizing Love as a Political Practice: Strategies for Labor and Antifascism

Organizing Love as a Political Practice: Strategies for Labor and Antifascism

We have all seen the frightening resurgence of a hateful right wing emboldened by the election of Donald Trump, culminating most dramatically and terribly in the Charlottesville rally attended by the KKK, neo-Nazis, other white supremacists, and other elements of the so-called alt right. We all remember the savage murder of Heather Heyer, the young activist who lost her life when a white supremacist plowed his car into a crowd of protesters. And we have responded with militancy and counter-prote ...

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