Posted by Kevin Bondelli as Video
This is a must-watch.
Over the years I have certainly seen my fair share of articles and posts based on the premise that straight men don’t read novels written by women. Ester Bloom at Slate finally had enough of this narrative that self-perpetuates based on anecdotal accounts and wrote an excellent piece entitled “Stop Saying That Men Don’t Read [...]
Ten students from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) are holding a sit-in today in college President John Maeda’s office and calling for the university to divest from major fossil fuel companies. The students are demanding that President Maeda and Board of Trustees Chair Michael Spalter personally endorse divestment from the coal, gas, and [...]
Right now, students at UW-Madison are occupying Chancellor David Ward’s office. They’re risking arrest to show solidarity with our fight for justice at Palermo’s Pizza. Students are not going to allow Chancellor Ward—who you may recall said he would not speak out against Palermo’s continued attacks on workers’ rights—to ignore their demands to cut the [...]
At 2:15pm today, 12 students entered Chancellor Ward’s office to protest his refusal to uphold UW-Madison’s code of conduct for companies that produce goods using UW logos. The students are demanding that the university cut ties with Milwaukee-based frozen pizza manufacturer Palermo Villa Inc over the company’s labor practices. The sit in comes after a [...]