How and Why Pepsi Joined the Wrong Conversation (Part II)

Last week, we made a list of general grievances with Pepsi’s romanticized depiction of current American protests. The list continues…. 3. Nothing as simple as a can of soda can ease tensions at a protest. Evidently the point of any advertisement is to portray one’s product as something that does more than just its intended purpose. I’ve seen commercials […]

Can’t We All Just Pee Along?

In today’s world, individuals who identify as transgender have made great progress in terms of gaining more public and legislative support to be recognized as their preferred sex and not be persecuted for it. However, the transgender community once again finds themselves on the receiving end of discriminatory legislation as President Donald J. Trump reversed […]

“March for Trump” in Berkeley Escalates into Riot (Part II)

We last left off with an interview with Fred Garvey of the far-right California Mass Resistance and the fights between pro-Trump and anti-Trump demonstrators was in full swing…. Among those resisting the Trump supporters were feminists, socialists, LGBT activists, Muslim-American advocacy groups, Black Panthers, Pastel Bloc and communists. “What these Trump supporters represent here today is […]

Interview with a “Radical Socialist”

Trump supporters and anti-Trump demonstrators made national headlines on Saturday, March 4, 2017 when an attempted “March for Trump” in Berkeley, CA devolved into a riot. Fist fights broke out and demonstrators on both sides were showered in mace and pepper spray. Amidst the fray, I spoke to one anti-Trump demonstrator who attracted the attention […]

I See Red: International Women’s Day 2017

Wednesday March 8, 2017 marked International Women’s Day and with it a wave a global demonstrations aimed at dismantling an international patriarchy that only appears to be gaining more steam. International Women’s Day 2017 was well timed with Icelandic Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson’s visit to the United Nations headquarters in New York City on March […]