Over the past two years, few political ideas have captured the imagination of progressives — and attracted the ridicule of conservatives — as intensely as the Green New Deal. Touted most prominently by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Green New Deal began as an ambitious yet abstract commitment to tackling climate change through an unprecedented economic transformation focused on empowering the communities who will face the effects of climate change most severely. Even before the Green New Deal had any official language attached to it, the leading contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination all threw their support behind the concept, making it somewhat of a progressive litmus test.
Christopher Chen is extraordinarily clever. Obie Award-winning Bay Area playwright Chen is a one-of-a-kind writer and artist — someone who understands and manipulates the medium like no other whose work I’ve ever seen. His newly produced work “You Mean to Do Me Harm” takes simple suspicion and paranoia and exaggerates it to exceptional proportions, forcing…
I write of my experience to encourage audience members this week to listen sensitively and to think carefully about what it may mean to couple capitalism and spirituality.
Strength, and the way it enables you to push your body to work for you, is a glorious thing. It’s our personal desire to amass this strength that sends us flocking, one by one, two by two, three by three, to workout facilities of all kinds. And when it comes time to enter these mirrored,…
Fill large pot with settlers and bring to a boil. Any settlers are acceptable, though English settlers preferred. If settler population of suboptimal religious purity, add two tablespoons of militarism and stir well. Remove unwanted native populations from pot as necessary if settlers express discomfort.
In light of the awaited Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Ben Kaufman ’17 and Wyatt Smitherman ’16 debate what affects the decision might have. Kaufman argues same-sex marriage will not necessarily set a precedent for other non-traditional marriages, while Smitherman claims allowing same-sex marriage may have unexpected consequences.
When something of this nature comes up, something that poses to wreak havoc on the environment and compound the disadvantages of countries that are already economically marginalized, we have a responsibility to anticipate and prevent the damage.
Marriage in the United States is not, as it is romanticized, a way to celebrate love, but a way to dole out financial and social benefits. These benefits, however, are often inaccessible to low income people, a category queers and people of color disproportionately fall under.