We write this in hopes that more artists will finally break with their sense of exceptionalism and consider the roles they play in the gentrification process.
Source: An Artists’ Guide to Not Being Complicit with Gentrification
The skill is no longer important. It is the assessment of the skill.
Source: Teachers Don’t Want All This Useless Data | gadflyonthewallblog
Tactical urbanism projects are prompting cities to improve the bike-riding environment.
Source: An Idea That Sticks: Another Plunger-Protected Bike Lane Goes Permanent
While we are distracted by (or addicted to) the Donald Trump Show, the quiet, methodical work of redistributing wealth upward proceeds apace.
Source: The Worst of Donald Trump’s Toxic Agenda Is Lying in Wait – A Major U.S. Crisis Will Unleash It
Recently, CPS CEO Claypool invoked the racist policies of the south to draw attention to inequitable state funding in Illinois. However, he refuses to acknowledge… #racism #segregation #teachers
Source: The impact of segregationist policies in CPS | A Just Chicago
In her new book, the Canadian journalist and author argues that Trumpism is more than just a person—it’s an institutional dilemma.
Source: Naomi Klein says to beat Trump, we need more than resistance
Cyclists of color chose bicycles as their means of transportation because “for marginalized groups, cycling has historically been a political act.”
Source: The Black Power Bike Ride: A Journey Through the South Side