Revolution: A Brief Contemplation

By Sidney Wegener Revolution: “a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favor of a new system” “A radical and pervasive change in society and the social structure” [1] Revolution: “young black women as innovators and radical thinkers” [2] Revolution: the statue of Christopher Columbus coming down and four young Indigenous  women in traditional cultural wear standing on top of the empty bust. … Continue reading Revolution: A Brief Contemplation

“Abortion Rights Advocates” are Making News Again

Last week the NPR Editorial staff was making the rounds both on-air and on the web discussing a change in policy on reporting the abortion debate. Five years ago the official NPR style changed from characterizing individuals as “abortion rights advocates”  or “abortion opponents” to the more frequently heard, and loaded, “pro-life” and “pro-choice”. As of March 24th, though, “abortion rights advocates” are making news … Continue reading “Abortion Rights Advocates” are Making News Again