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Mike Ben Zev
Aug 18, 2017
We’re All in the Same Boat
A DIY lifeguard crew takes to the high seas to aid refugees.
How to Confront the Right … And Win
Indy contributors sound off.
We Built It, We Can Tear It Down
Review: “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America”
By James Forman Jr.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Tenants Catch a Break
City Council passes bills against “construction as harassment.”
Can’t Beat Hate with Hate
“Now I’m afraid,” she said. “I wasn’t before. Too privileged to feel fear.” The protest at Trump Tower was…
Revolution is on the Ballot Again
The Democratic Socialists of America plant their feet in the world.
Salvaging New York’s Lost Soul
Review: “Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul”
By Jeremiah Moss
Dey Street Books, 2017
We Have to Create a Sense of Belonging for All Who Suffer
Linda Martín Alcoff
The expected racist march was set to start. A large, multiracial crowd that included students, townspeople, curious young folks,…
Trump Help Hotline
Reverend Billy Talen
Reverend Billy answers questions about how to handle Nazi’s and leaving the United States in this month’s column
Khader El-Yateem, Man Vs. Machine
Palestinian-born democratic socialist Khader El-Yateem wants to be the first Arab American elected to City Council. There’s just one problem: the entirety of the Democratic establishment stands in his way.
August/September Community Events Calendar
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Listen to Our August-September Issue
Each month, Indy Audio offers nearly the entire issue of the latest Indypendent in audio form. This month, Indy writers Elia…
Al Gore’s Convenient Infomercial for Green Capitalism
There are few subjects more reliably depressing than the problem of impending climate chaos. In some ways the daily…
Sheer Punk Love
Sheer Mag introduces their album like this: “Beyond the noxious haze of our national nightmare — as structures of…