For years, environmental philosophy professor Adam Briggle has opened his ethics classes at the University of North Texas in Denton with writings on nonviolent civil disobedience, usually Henry David Thoreau's classic essay "Resistance to Civil Government." But Briggle has never before engaged in such an action himself - until now.
Z! Haukeness, who has worked in both majority Black and majority white efforts over the past decade, shares his experience as a racial justice organizer, urging white people to be mindful of privilege but also powerful for collective liberation, knowing the time to rise against structural racism is now.
Author Nick Turse discusses his book, Tomorrow's Battlefield, about the extension of the US military mission in Africa and how the continent is targeted for its rich natural resources and coveted geopolitical military positioning by foreign nations like the US and China.