Yugoslavia and the Riddle of Eastern Europe

By Max Gaeta. Introduction Eastern Europe is a region that is white of skin, yet it has never been a part of the cradle of white civilization, Western Europe. For much of the past century, there has been a clear divide between these two regions, as many Eastern European countries rejected the Western order to pursue one based on a differing set of values and … Continue reading Yugoslavia and the Riddle of Eastern Europe

Black Power and King’s World House

By Brandon Do. “What is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive and that love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice. Justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love.” Martin Luther King Jr., Where Do We Go From Here Our lives reflect the instability of … Continue reading Black Power and King’s World House

For Young Activists, A Lesson from Nashville

By Emily Dong. When I was a student, I was involved in multiple ebbs and flows of social justice activism. From protesting a University healthcare fee and heckling Trustees, to shutting down campus roads on May Day and demanding no border wall — all took different forms and fought for different things, but all ended the same way: with limited results, and the students themselves … Continue reading For Young Activists, A Lesson from Nashville

2016: Crack in the Mirror of White Supremacy

By Meghna Chandra. In September 2016, Hilary Clinton called Donald Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables”, the “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic— you name it”, and pledged to fight for equality for all Americans. The image of Hilary Clinton, champion of equality, is a deliberate distraction from her many crimes against dark humanity, including but not limited to toppling Pan Africanist leader Muammar Gaddafi, leading … Continue reading 2016: Crack in the Mirror of White Supremacy

World Peace Council: Theory and Practice for a Positive Peace

By Meghna Chandra and Jahanzaib Choudhry. Authors Note: The Organization for Positive Peace has chosen to study the archives of the World Peace Council for an example of how many nations, prominent intellectuals, community organizations, and peoples’ organizations came together to build a peace movement. We start with this organization because many freedom fighters like W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, Ho Chi Minh, and Amilcar … Continue reading World Peace Council: Theory and Practice for a Positive Peace