Help Standing Rock This Thanksgiving

Help Standing Rock This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, really give thanks to those who are securing water rights. The water protectors at Standing Rock need everyone’s help. Now, not everyone can pick up and move to the camps at Standing Rock to protest, but most people can do something to help...
Organize or Get Out of the Way

Organize or Get Out of the Way

“The maintenance of high standards of behavior in nonviolent action is necessary at all stages of the conflict.” ― Gene Sharp, from Dictatorship to Democracy The people are angry. An unpopular and politically dangerous man has been elected to be our next president...
Round Table Rebellion, E2: Schrodinger’s Racist

Round Table Rebellion, E2: Schrodinger’s Racist

In Round Table Rebellion: E2, Schrodinger’s Racist, host Angela Page invited LYR members Neece McCoy, Joi Dupler, and Shelby Elmore (of the SPEW podcast) to discuss the nuances of being a feminist in the American south. The phrase southern feminist might sound...
Bigotry at Mizzou: Nothing New for College Campuses

Bigotry at Mizzou: Nothing New for College Campuses

Racial tensions have been high at the University of Missouri. It has been the sight of ongoing racism long before protests began last year in nearby Ferguson, Missouri over the murder of Michael Brown. Over the last month and a half, student activists took to the...
Activists Expose a Blight in the Democratic Party

Activists Expose a Blight in the Democratic Party

This week, we’ve been bombarded with images of Black Lives Matter protesters crashing a Bernie Sanders rally in Seattle. Had it been a Trump rally, or even a Clinton rally, supporters might not have gotten so incensed over the protest. To many, Sanders is the...