Hakim Jamal was a Boston original—an engaging author and activist who identified as a recovering alcoholic and addict. He founded the group that created Kwanzaa. His controversial romances with movie stars and models inspired movies decades later.
“What we did in this resolution is to lay out what should happen … in every sector of the American economy. Because they can all be transformed with new technologies, with new strategies, new conservation techniques, and in a very brief period of time.”
Join author and Jacobin editorial board member Nicole Aschoff for a discussion about how tech empowers community organizing and protest movements to combat the systems of capitalism and data exploitation that helped drive tech’s own rise to ubiquity.
“Right now, we just don’t know what to do with nuclear waste. It lasts 100,000 years … It’s shockingly toxic. We’re going to have to figure out what to do with that waste for sure. I mean, 100,000 years.”
I attended three carefully chosen events with three separate candidates over the course of 24 hours: Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders. All three candidates stood out for me because they have been more actively courting the disability vote, as compared to their peers in the candidate pool.