"Caste slavery is fascism," says Rashid Shora, the face of the student movement in India. "It is not a part of our traditions. Caste is violence ... it's not tradition."
Since the arrival of alt-right groups on campuses across the country, student activists are turning ad hoc protests into lasting organizations designed to tackle the phenomenon.
Ideological extremism and a stark indifference to the lies and ruthless policies of the Trump administration have turned the GOP into a party of collaborators.
American mass media journalism—at least as practiced by 24-hour news channels—is broken.
The Truthdig columnist answers audience questions after speaking at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, N.Y.