What Elizabeth Warren showcases as a sincere progressive Democratic candidate, is the many contradictions that exist within that party. This article was originally published by the Hood Communist By Erica Caines My earliest recollection of Elizabeth Warren, politically, was in 2012 when
None of these candidates are committed to abolishing private prisons because each of them have investments in the very things that allow for prisons of any kind to exist. Bernie Sanders recently tweeted that he wants to end “private prisons and
By sanitizing George W. Bush into a harmless old man with different political views, we dishonor the people who lived through or died by the injustices that he caused. CW: war, torture, death, racism, Islamophobia I envy those with the privilege to
Trump's plan to erase the Obama administration’s policies will support a system that will continue to inflict trauma and will perpetuate the informal legalization of rape.In a completely unsurprising turn of events, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that the Department of Education under President Donald Trump, would dismantle parts of Title IX, including policies based on the 2011, Office for Civil Rights-issued “Dear Colleague” letter, which stipulates that sexual violence and harassment interfere with a student’s right to receive an education free from discrimination. The announcement comes after DeVos spent this summer consulting with various campus sexual assault groups to decide the best course of action to uphold patriarchal white supremacy. Among advocates for survivors, she also met with — surprise, surprise — advocates for the rights of accused rapists. The department hasn’t specified a timeline just yet, so for now, this announcement simply confirms their intent. Given that the President is an admitted and unapologetic sexual predator himself, this is appalling but unfortunately it is not shocking. The White House removed its report on sexual assault prevention from its website just before the announcement, as if it couldn’t make it any clearer how this administration feels about sexual violence.
Be prepared to waste your day away watching this (very hypnotic) video of President Obama singing Drake's Hotline Bling. The video was posted two days ago by baracksdubs (which has other awesome POTUS mashups on their YouTube Page), taking video footage of