World Affairs

Radicalize Your Hope!

Carolina De Robertis sat at her desk, overwhelmed by grief. President-elect Trump’s “victory” was only three days old. The probable ramifications of this dolorous event on all the hard-won civil rights gains of the past fifty years racked Carolina’s mind. She thought about the many communities of immigrants, people of color, gay and transgender people,

Set That Rat Free

In his eloquent speech on October 19th, Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the U.N., exhorted the Palestinian and Israeli peoples to step back from the abyss and get serious about finding a political solution to their deteriorating conflict. He acknowledged everyone’s frustrations and anger about the settlements and the occupation; that their hopes for peace