Justine Sacco, Michelle Goldberg and the Racial Status Quo

When I first saw Michelle Goldberg’s piece “Sympathy for Justine Sacco,” over at The Nation I was not surprised as much as I was disgusted. Cultural critic Mikki Kendall, the creator of one of the year’s most popular hashtags #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, tweeted it to her followers. The piece disturbingly exhibits exactly what feminist women of color,…

The Greatest Corporate Attack You’ve Never Heard Of

By William C. Anderson & Natalie Yoon There is something big coming our way. It’s called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). It’s a trade deal that dwarfs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), set to conclude as early as the end of the year.  TPP has been stealthily entering in and out of news outlets with a surprisingly small…