Even as unemployed Greek youth turn in desperation to beekeeping, Greece's honey industry is suffering the effects of systemic pesticides. More than 1,000 studies confirm that pesticides disorient the bees, making it more difficult for them to navigate, forage for pollen and reproduce in the hives.
Since their brief armed uprising in 1994, the Zapatistas have been known more for their peaceful mobilizations and mentorship of young social justice activists than for armed struggle. Hilary Klein, author of Compañeras, relays the stories of Zapatista compañeras - the women involved in the movement from its early years.
It's time to abolish application questions that require an individual to disclose documented interaction with the criminal legal system when applying to college or university. Reformist approaches to this problem are tacit acceptances of the violence that this discriminatory practice inflicts on communities disproportionately targeted by the criminal legal system.