Author: Karma Bennett
A SIMPLE explanation of the GameStop stock short sale—and why it’s led to #EatTheRich trending on Twitter
Reddit versus Wall Street: Explain it Like I’m Five How Game Stock’s stock (GME) went up by 1600% in one day, and what it has to do with Reddit. Wall Street treats the economy like a casino, making bets on what will win and lose. When they talk about a short sale, they are basically…
Timeline of Police Murders over Past 50 Years
A timeline of police murders that allows you to visually explore police violence over time, spanning from 2020 to 1968.
Reflecting on Bad Boys II in 2020 (or, How the Bad Boys Franchise Helped Normalize Police Misconduct in America)
Bad Boys for Life, the third in the Bad Boys franchise, just hit theaters. So it’s a good time to remind you that Michael Bey’s sequel Bad Boys II was a big red warning flag of all that is wrong with America in 2020.
Happy Fortieth Birthday Millennials
Did you know that the oldest millennials turn forty this year? The defining end and beginning of a generation is ambiguous. Some put the cutoff at those who graduated high school in 2000, others define it by ten-year periods, putting the start at those born in 1980…and anyone who was born in 1980 will be…
How to Protest EFFECTIVELY: Planning a Social Justice Campaign
Don’t waste your time planning an ineffective rally. Here are the basic steps to follow to organize a smart protest campaign.
Sofi Tukker Tops Bands to Dance to in 2019
Sofi Tukker is starting to get radio play, but they have a lot more to offer than that one track. Here are 7 songs that are honest, relatable, and incessantly danceable.
Throw a Creative Mischief Party to Plan for the Next March or Rally
When you find out about the next rally or march, you may wonder how you can increase your impact. There is one thing you can always do, and it’s both easy and fun: throw a protest party to prep for the protest. By protest party, I don’t mean a kegger or a party with streamers…
Direct Action: What to Do When Marching Isn’t Enough to Stop Injustice
The Internet is a buzz right now with talks of marching, should Rosenstein be fired by the Trump administration. I see two narratives around this: “we have to march!” and “marching isn’t enough—we need violent revolt!” The truth is that marching is merely symbolic. Marching doesn’t force anything, it is merely a show of force.…
List of Human Rights Abuses at American Concentration Camps… Er, Detainment Centers
Editorial note: every time we tried to publish this list, new articles would be brought to our attention and the list just got longer and longer. So you can think of these as examples from the past month or so, because I needed to put a cap on it to finally publish this post. Examples…
Are the American Immigrant Detainment Centers Concentration Camps?
What Is a Concentration Camp? Most dictionaries define “concentration camp” as a space for separating a politically undesirable group, usually with degraded living conditions. In this sense, the terms “concentration camp,” “internment camp” and “detainment center” are interchangeable. But the term “concentration camp” is politically charged because of its association with the Holocaust. Because Nazi…