100 Days In, Women’s March Still Inspires. But Can The Enthusiasm Hold?

Putting together a march on the National Mall is a demanding task, to put it mildly. And the organizers of the Women’s March only had two months to put together an event that quickly grew from a Facebook post to a worldwide phenomenon. “I think what’s really interesting is we didn’t...

100 Days In, Women’s March Still Inspires. But Can The Enthusiasm Hold?

Putting together a march on the National Mall is a demanding task, to put it mildly. And the organizers of the Women’s March only had two months to put together an event that quickly grew from a Facebook post to a worldwide phenomenon. “I think what’s really interesting is we didn’t...

Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley’s Latino mayor, questions if city would see ‘such hate’ if he was white

Jesse Arreguin, the first Latino mayor of Berkeley, California, on Thursday questioned whether the city would still be the target of such animosity from conservatives if he was white. Mr. Arreguin spoke to the Los Angeles Times from his fifth-floor office as pro-President Trump demonstrators gathered outside...

100 Days In, Women’s March Still Inspires. But Can The Enthusiasm …

Putting together a march on the National Mall is a demanding task, to put it mildly. And the organizers of the Women’s March only had two months to put together an event that quickly grew from a Facebook post to a worldwide phenomenon. “I think what’s really interesting is we didn’t...

Protest And The Reinvention Of American Radicalism

  In 1965 George Gmelch signed a contract to play professional baseball with the Detroit Tigers organization. Growing up sheltered in an all-white, affluent San Francisco suburb, he knew little of the world outside. Over the next four seasons, he came of age in baseball’s Minor Leagues through...

A Tough-Love Letter to the Left

Activism, Smucker suggests, might be better off without activists. The existence of “activists” in this sense lets non-activists off the hook. It permits our opponents to negatively stereotype a category—smelly, carpet-bagging agitators—instead of addressing the content of our demands. Even worse, it...

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