We are Expendable

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Darren Wilson helps prove justice is an illusion in one hand, and a tool of oppression in the other.

Mixed Results in Studies Investigating LGBT Equality

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Equality can only be achieved by breaking all of the many spokes in the wheel of oppression.

God Stole My Son – Now He Faces The Reaction

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Madness forced Andrew Lawes to Hell. The person he met there showed him the truth – a revelation that has unleashed a furious anger.

The Many Ways We All Lose in a Heterosexist Environment

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“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”

A New Peer Youth Chorus Transforming the World

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Youth of all identities are fighting deadly oppression as an activist chorus transforming the world.

We Need To Be Brave And Stand Up To Evil

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In the aftermath of the Rotherham Child Exploitation scandal, too much focus has been put on the ethnicity and religion of the criminals. Andrew Lawes believes fear is the real issue. He wants to help you be brave.

Linking Anti-Jewish Oppression and Heterosexism

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Oppression against any group causes most people to lose. The system of oppression must be dismantled.

The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro by Frederick Douglass

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A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852

“Rape is a problem of control, not sex…linked to general disrespect & dominance.”

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Jimmy Savile, Rape Culture and the Lessons for Us All

Your Truth is Not the TRUTH

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My shoe doesn’t fit your foot, so why should your truth fit my reality?

How to Build an Empire

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A powerful poem from Jessica Server on the wages of imperialism, many of which we’re still encountering in the “post-colonial” world.

Do You Know How Religious Texts are Used to Justify Persecution?

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Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld has compiled the evidence to show us how it is done.

Why Men Need a Movement (And Why It Isn’t “Men’s Rights”)

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Matthew Dean believes that fighting for other people is noble. And he believes that fighting for women and women’s rights is noble. But he also sees the need for men to fight for the specific issues that impact them.

Environmental Justice v. Science Deniers

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Why are the conservative leaders of the U.S.A. in complete denial about environmental oppression?

Calling Out Oppression & the Kansas Jewish Community Murders

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Warren Blumenfeld reminds us that on the spectrum from occasional microaggressions to full-blown genocide, there is no such thing as an “innocent bystander.”

Bravery in the Ivy League

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Kyle Ashlee discusses the reality of discrimination at Dartmouth College and the importance of student activism in creating change at a school that is often thought to be perfect.