A vigil held outside the Stonewall Inn in NYC to honor the victims of the shooting massacre in Orlando, Florida.

Who was at the Stonewall riots in 1969?

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Have “white gay men” stolen the history of Stonewall from trans people and people of color? In short, no.
Donald Trump, via Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons

Donald Trump has half a point about riots

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When the candidate who gets the most votes doesn’t win, that candidate’s supporters are usually pretty mad.
Riot police, via Wikimedia Commons

Why We Need Riot Police

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The use of force is only necessary when the consent of the governed is breached.
Black Lives Matter, via Creative Commons

Calls for calm in Baltimore ignore the language of the unheard

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Our politicians and pundits are appropriating the rhetoric of peace to preserve their sordid status quo.

Stephen Colbert on the mass riots in Ukraine

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“Freedom is on the march in the Ukraine as rebels arm themselves with catapults and kitchen gear.”

Turkey in chaos after police attack sit-in protesters

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Turkey is a part of NATO and borders Iran, Iraq and Syria. It’s a hugely import, and strategic, US ally.
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