American gun culture is unique in its glorification of toxic masculinity. That in addition to the stigmatization of mental health and the almost ubiquitous access to military grade weapons is an amalgam that gives rise to constant instances of gun violence all over the country. As these egregious acts of violence increasingly move into classrooms, legislative inaction is branded with debates about arming teachers.
Seems like using the platform you earned for peaceful protest is frowned upon in this country.
Saggy pants, boy bands, the dab… I remember when these fads went out of style and when they’re here, everyone gets consumed by them. However, life moves on, and one thing replaces another. That is why the Colin Kaepernick situation is the way it is and the game of football has moved on, leaving Kaepernick behind. Let me explain.
Starbucks began removing outlets in stores this past March in an effort to reduce transient traffic as well as Wi-Fi squatters, what are your thoughts on this move and is it effective?
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), the LA Answers Coalition, Centro CSO, and Black Lives Matter protested against President Trump’s aggression towards Syria on Tuesday at the quad.
Over eight thousand people marched along the streets of downtown Los Angeles protesting Donald Trump on Nov. 12, according to NBC News. The peaceful demonstration marked the largest gathering in the City of Angels to date, as nationwide and daily protests erupted in the wake of Trump’s electoral win on election day.
*Correction: An earlier version of this piece quoted writer Marcie Bianco without attribution. The piece has been updated to reflect the proper credit. Our apologies for the error.* Freedom of speech and expression is seen as a core tenet of American society. Unfortunately, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has proven that expressing said freedom is only acceptable when you toe the line of American exceptionalism.
When the British East India Company controlled India they pillaged its resources and contributed to mass famines. Just as The United Fruit Company directed the Banana Massacre with help from the U.S. and Colombian governments, using paramilitary assets to murder over 2000 striking workers. Even today Texaco lobbied the Obama administration to suppress an Ecuadorian court ruling to pay $8 billion for environmental damages caused by their oil development.