Dread Scott Makes Revolutionary Art to Propel History Forward | Below The Fold 04

An interview with the artist Dread Scott. It is not every artist whose examination of the past speaks so urgently to the present moment of now; Dread Scott’s work does. It is not every artist whose work provokes the United States Congress to pass legislation in response to it; Dread Scott’s work did that before [...]

Beyond #FeelTheBern: Susan Sarandon Flips the ‘Lesser-Evil’ Script | Acronym #05

In an interview with Chris Hayes last night, Susan Sarandon did a beautiful thing. Not only did she refuse to play along with a dominant mainstream media narrative, she artfully deconstructed a blind spot of privilege from which the ‘lesser of two evils’ argument claims power. Here is how it went down:

Waging War on Poverty Is About Class Identity | Cheri Honkala Interview

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/B5QYPiqk6hg The co- founder and national coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign and vice president of the Green Shadow Cabinet. Cheri is nationally and internationally respected for her anti-poverty work. Honoring the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign of 1967-68 Cheri inspires a new generation [...]

Reproductive Rights in a State of Emergency

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org This Wednesday marked the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which protected a women’s decision to have an abortion was marked by thousands of anti-abortion activists taking part in a march for life in Washington, D.C. Carrying signs saying “I AM the pro-life generation”, and “conceived from rape, I [...]