Tag Archive: classism

Quote on Environmental Justice and Intersectionality.

Feminist theory tells us that research and application must be intentional and considerate of the lived experience of those involved. It is important to understand that the environmental justice movement has intersections just… Continue reading

Quote from Angela Davis.

Put simply, this is the era of the prison industrial complex. The prison has become a black hole into which the detritus of contemporary capitalism is deposited. Mass imprisonment generates profits as it devours social wealth, and… Continue reading

Homelessness and Housing First.

Homelessness is a big problem for so many people, in part because in many places, housing is really expensive and/or impossible to find. There are many other reasons as to why people experience… Continue reading

Environmental Racism.

When we talk about environmental justice, organizations like Greenpeace or protests like #sHellNo might come to mind. Or at least that’s what comes to my mind. But with these conversations, we also need… Continue reading

Ending Homelessness and Housing Rights.

Right now, there are an estimated 18.9 million vacant homes in the US and roughly 3.5 US residents (including a large population of children and youth) have been homeless for a significant period… Continue reading

Quote on schools with high concentrations of low income and minority students.

Even within urban school districts, schools with high concentrations of low-income and minority students receive fewer instructional resources than others. And tracking systems exacerbate these inequalities by segregating many low-income and minority students… Continue reading

Poverty and Class Privilege.

The thing about class privilege is that it’s a significantly easy thing to not notice if you have it. Noticing it though can be just as easy – this privilege means you can… Continue reading

#FeesMustFall protests in South Africa.

In South Africa, there have been demonstrations and protests by university students about the proposed increase of 10.5% to student fees, which would disproportionately impact poor (and usually black) students. The protests began… Continue reading

Aging while LGBTQ+.

I’m personally coming up on my 24th birthday (October 9th yay!) and I’ve been thinking a lot about aging and how LGBTQ+ elders deal with issues. It’s important that we start to cross… Continue reading

Classism and Welfare.

Classism within the US is particularly interesting in the way in which we as a society tend to blame people in poverty and lower income brackets for their struggles rather than realizing how… Continue reading