Students and faculty across campuses in the US are mobilizing to oppose the influence of Charles and David Koch. The billionaire brothers have been using their money to actively interfere with academic governance, faculty autonomy and course content at cash-strapped public and private institutions.
The incoming Trump administration is more transparently oppressive and violent than what many of us have seen in our lifetimes. We have eight weeks to implement a multi-tiered safety plan to protect the groups most likely to come under attack under Trump.
Bresha Meadows's case thoroughly illustrates how wholly ill-equipped the criminal legal system is to provide any real support for survivors of abuse -- a shortcoming that overwhelmingly results in the further punishment of survivors.