View from assembly chamber, 3:58 pm. Praying inside, for Libya:
The Waging Nonviolence desk in good company:
Senator Glenn Grothman: [about protestors] “I don’t hate these people for being slobs, but they’re slobs…”
“I really think five years from now most of these people [protesters] will have a real a job and be voting Republican. Don’t say most of these people because they’ll take that wrong. Say most of these young people. Most of these young people will have a job. How about that? Is that a quote?”
A recent surge in youth-led climate activism has revived a near decade-long effort to divest New York from the companies most responsible for causing the climate crisis.
By studying the research that shows how other countries have handled coup attempts, we can better counter or even prevent one of our own.
There may not be punk rock shows again until 2021, but the pandemic is an opportunity for punks to help build a better post-COVID world.