“Black men and women are still dying across the country. The power that is American policing has conceded nothing.” Wesley Lowery writes about what he’s learned about police violence, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the breaking point we’ve reached.
This Week in Books: Pain and Power
“And it will hurt, but we won’t be the ones doing all of the feeling, finally.” -Harmony Holiday
My Spoon, Your Bullet
Alice Driver reports from the November protests against the Colombian government of President Iván Duque Márquez.
“That Was the Final Straw”: On Reporting From Venezuela as It Spiraled Downward
During two chaotic weeks in July, Christian Borys chronicled the stories of young activists facing an impossible dilemma: exile or dictatorship.
You Can See the Battle Scars
How Venezuela’s resistance movement — and the country’s democracy — reached a breaking point during one week in July.
The Successful Boycott of #DeleteUber and a New Era of Activism
#DeleteUber and the power of protest in 2017.
A Baby Boomer’s Hot Take on Millennial Activism
There aren’t a lack of #hottakes on the internet that attempt to fashion some sort of correlation between millennials and previous generations, and how much of an impact the youngest demographic of voters have had on our political climate. This period of our country’s history will be a popular form of anthropological study years from now, as researchers study the protests and other reactions from both the left and right to the ascendancy of President Donald Trump.