Enrique Morones goes to Hollywood! In Detained in the Desert, Morones portrays Enrique Martinez, a character hybridizing the late human rights activist Roberto Martinez and Morones himself. “They wanted to make it as realistic as possible and George Clooney wasn’t available,” he cracks. It premiered at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, and we wish all […]
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Satirist and illustrator Steve Brodner contemplates the identity of the embattled Afghan leader Hamid Karzai. Watch Brodner talk about Karzai in PBS’s Need to Know here.
Many have been influenced by Howard Zinn and his book “People’s History of the United States.” Jodi Solomon Speakers Bureau had scheduled Howard to speak in OlympiaWA tomorrow (Feb. 6), at 3 PM, but he passed away last week. He’d be delighted to know people still gather to celebrate his life and remember his work. So
Satirical illustrator Steve Brodner reacts to last week’s Supreme Court decision to allow corporations to use money from their general treasuries to pay for political campaign advertising. Check out what Brodner has to say about his artwork here. Learn more about Brodner’s compelling work here.
Since school is back in session, maybe it’s time to get to know a few of our professors! Robert Bullard is the Ware Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He’s also called the “father of environmental justice” and is the author of 15 books. Stephanie