Politics and Love

What Should We Think about Property Destruction During Protests Against Police Violence?

I would like you to imagine the following scenario. (Trigger warning: This scenario has some violent content in it.) The VN Scenario Imagine that you are living in your house peacefully. You obey the laws of your country and nation. You are a good neighbor. One day, a neighbor who lives one street over from… Continue reading What Should We Think about Property Destruction During Protests Against Police Violence?

Politics and Love

Are the President’s Criticism of the George Floyd Protests the Right Response? Violence Against Black Bodies

George Floyd is a 46 year old black man who recently died in an encounter with the police in which a police officer knelt on his neck while Floyd, who was not resisting arrest (surveillance footage shows this), was lying face down on the ground, telling the officers around him that he could not breathe… Continue reading Are the President’s Criticism of the George Floyd Protests the Right Response? Violence Against Black Bodies