Can You Spare a Room?

Manuela Hoelterhoff and Emad Tayefeh share an interest in politics and art, and for three months last year, they shared a home. Tayefeh is an Iranian filmmaker who fled... More

November Featured Case: Alex Chow

Alex Chow, a student and prominent pro-democracy activist, has been held in Chinese detention since August 2017 for his role in catalyzing the 2014 Occupy Central Movement… More

Narrative Through Community

Our communities are being polarized and manipulated with competing notions of the truth…How do we address these divisions of outright truth and lie? Research provides a necessary starting point. More

This Is Not a Good News Story

What gets coded as what, and how, seems an almost week-to-week question posed in our media and discourse…There are tangible consequences to the language and narratives we use. More

October Featured Case: Dareen Tatour

Tatour was charged with incitement to violence and support of terrorism, stemming primarily from a reading of her poem “Resist, My People, Resist Them” posted on YouTube… More

Toward New Symbols and Platforms

Interrogating our national symbols is necessary to disrupting and dismantling power, but so is erecting new symbols and stories, or rather amplifying and holding space for stories that have… More