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Anti-capitalism defines queer liberation, justice

Julia Kim November 3, 2021
Mainstream Pride, often associated with Pride Month, is one of many movements that pushes for the normalization of the LBGTQ+ community in society today. Some of the many participants of the mainstream movement include artists such as Taylor Swift with her hit song “You Need to Calm Down” and corporations like Macy’s and Doc Martens in their annual pride merchandise. The struggle for inclusion, however, continues to celebrate queer liberation at the surface level through the lens of commercialization, consumerism and the movement’s palatability toward cisgender, heterosexual audiences. 
‘Welcome to Chechnya’ documents the horrors of Russian anti-gay purge, empowers international change

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ documents the horrors of Russian anti-gay purge, empowers international change

Maddie Orr March 9, 2020

An ocean away a horrific injustice is occurring under Russian supervision: a massacre labeled an anti-gay purge. Since 2017, the Chechen government has been kidnapping, torturing and killing LGBTQ men...

Victims deserve more respect, better treatment

Victims deserve more respect, better treatment

Emily Oba November 9, 2016
Victims of sexual assault deserve justice, not to see their attackers set free. Read about the change needed for rape survivors.
The Prison in Twelve Landscapes impresses with rich, powerful narratives

‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’ impresses with rich, powerful narratives

Jenna Liu March 6, 2016
An ex-convict dominates the New York City chess park scene. Residents of a small, Eastern Kentucky town place their hope for economic recovery in the return of a local prison. The disembodied voice of a female prisoner describes her role on an inmate fire crew fighting the blazes that burn across California.
Nina Totenberg speaks at Columbia College

Nina Totenberg speaks at Columbia College

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi March 13, 2014

In November 2000, John Schiffman donated $1.5 million to Columbia College to start the Althea W. and John A. Schiffman Endowed Chair in Ethics, Religious Studies and Philosophy. This funded a series...

Glenn Greenwald speaks on injustice in government

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi September 27, 2012

The biggest room of the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School overflowed with people waiting to listen to Glenn Greenwald, author of four books, three of them New York Times bestsellers, today, Sept....

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