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  • Elephants and Aspirations

    by David McCarthy With the pandemic, we have all been in a period of some degree of isolation and reflection. Perhaps we have learned some things about ourselves. In my own case, especially till mid-summer this year, I’ve been staying very close to home. As it happens, I have three broad areas of personal discipline … Continued

    The Sacred Cows of Capitalism

    By Hélène Lesterlin I am starting to see that racism and capitalism are bedfellows. I encountered the clearest vision of this in Ibram X. Kendi’s book How to Be an Anti-Racist, where he calls capitalism and racism “conjoined twins”. He says we should rename capitalism, as we know it here in the United States, “racial … Continued

    It Feels Like the Future

    by Micah Two years ago, I had the pleasure of going to Detroit for the Allied Media Conference. I had never been to Detroit, never been to AMC, had never even heard about it before, but the schedule of sessions and overall mission looked dope. But I found more than that. What I found was … Continued

    Launching Illumination

    Where have you been putting your energies these last tumultuous months? With the stresses of the pandemic, the ongoing struggle for the movement for Black lives, the reality of a summer with no camps and uncertain school plans for the fall, everyone is trying to hold things together as they seem to be flying apart. … Continued