(this was written before the Chauvin verdict, which was a conviction) It’s logical that the victim of a hideous crime would be present in the trial of the murderer. There’s no other way. But rarely does the victim loom so large and powerful over a trial as is the case with the ongoing murder trial… Continue reading The Chauvin Trial — Floyd’s Presence
The explosive coverage of the killing in Atlanta, Georgia of several help workers who were Asian has underscored some ugly truths about this society while giving us the opportunity to explore the “lateral racism” used to divide and more deeply oppress us. Part of the problem is talking about all this is that we don’t… Continue reading Considering Race
At the latest Need to Know, a wide-ranging conversation with as many opinions as voices did seem to gravitate toward one idea: we have a tricky but potentially productive situation facing our movement. On the one hand, we need to combat the clear threat of fascism. Need proof it’s imminent and very threatening: Jam. 6,… Continue reading Biden and What now?