Noam Chomsky, who single-handedly revolutionized the modern field of linguistics, discusses the evolution of language and lays out the biolinguist perspective -- the idea that a human being's language represents a state of some component of the mind.
As violence against Black people at the hands of police continues to escalate, it's necessary to understand that the answer to the question of "why" lies in anti-Blackness. Calls for less lethal shootings, better training and cameras all miss the point. This is about anti-Blackness.
An open-pit copper, gold and zinc mine along the Menominee River has been proposed, threatening Indigenous resources in the area. These environmental injustices degrade the quality of life for Native Americans nationwide, tainting their traditions, and saddling their populations with illness and poor health.