It is obvious that banning the Burka or Burkini is illogical, hurts religious freedom and does absolutely nothing to curb the spread of radical Islam as its advocates claim.
Regardless of how the British government may be trying to underhandedly sell-off the NHS, it will be stopped because the people will fight it.
When the power differential between police and communities is so large, the “Police-Community Relations” narrative can skew the conversation.
Sometimes the most principled action is doing your best to help others achieve the best outcome, even when that task is unpleasant.
By understanding how disgraced ideas were perceived in their time, we can detect parallels in our own society and progressively work toward a better future.
This Department of Justice’s report on the Baltimore Police Department’s practices provides data for what the black community in Baltimore has said for years; they were ignored, criticized, and vilified.
The app Grindr was meant to be a safe space for Gay and Bisexual men, but its technological limitations have made it a tool to target LGBTQ communities. Nico Hines’ report in the Rio Olympic Village shows how this enabled irresponsible journalism.
Theresa May is a new entity. Like any other politician she will be loved by some, hated by others, and tolerated by most. She has policies I don’t agree with, policies I do. I wonder how long she will last considering her technically-not-elected status. But I hope she does well, not from a pro-Conservative perspective, but from a feminist one.
A political revolution is long overdue, and it is fast approaching; the overwhelming support for Bernie Sanders proved that. However, throwing away your vote as a form of protest will do nothing to help the revolution, and might just help the antithesis of the progressive movement become President of the United States.
Through the 1980s and 1990s, federal and state governments increased sentences, limited parole, expanded the War on Drugs, and militarized the police. The predominant attitude, held by both conservatives and liberals, was that criminals and addicts were an enemy who needed punishment instead of rehabilitation.