Nearly 2.7 million children have a parent behind bars. Particularly when mothers are incarcerated, their children often become entangled in the foster care system. Mothers frequently face a full termination of their parental rights as they sit behind bars.
The process of creating fear and enemies is a two-way street. We are not mere puppets, with our leaders pulling our strings. We have the power to decide which advertising campaigns will succeed and which political products we will buy. We have the power to decide which presidential campaigns of fear will succeed and which will fail. That's one thing we cannot blame on Donald Trump.
It's important to remember that many voices and experiences have been erased from standard history narratives, says Audrea Lim, coeditor with Andrew Hsiao of The Verso Book of Dissent. The volume's mosaic of dissenting voices shows how the powerless have fought for liberation through three millennia of world history.