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The thundering drums of Dylan Teggart and Angela Phillips' syrupy bass make you want to pound your chest, while the screeching guitars of Rebecca Satellite give 'Cold Shoulder' its deliciously sharp edges. But ultimately it is the song's message -- one of one resentment toward the oppressive nature of ...
On Wednesday, visitors have a final chance to experience the University of Montana's Tunnel of Oppression, a multi-room exhibit that aims to shine a light on the oppression that many groups experience everyday. The exhibit simulates situations of oppression to people who may not have experienced them ...

Furthermore, music therapists must demonstrate knowledge of and skill in working with culturally diverse populations. Thus, whether intentionally acknowledged or not, dynamic systems of privilege and oppression play a role in the therapeutic process and client-therapist relationship. Because these facets ...
Tibetans in Switzerland say Chinese spies have been photographing rallies organized by their community. They argue this is part of an ongoing crackdown by Beijing since Bern and China signed a free-trade agreement in 2013. Last Saturday, Tibetans in Switzerland, a group estimated to number some ...
Summer Jobs attestation 'pure oppression'. They are discriminatory, but they are being told that if they do not agree they cannot get funding. Mar. 9, 2018 12:00 ... That is pure oppression. They are not “ridiculous” because they have a conviction that life begins at conception. They simply want the right to ...
This is why Ahed's slapping of the Israeli soldier resonated throughout Palestine, and among Palestinians across the world. It was a symbol of defiance that, despite the twofold oppression, Palestine's youth still have the power to articulate an identity, one that is, perhaps, captive but nonetheless resilient.

WHEN I was growing up in South Africa, the conversations that I heard and participated in, both in and outside the Church, surrounding “mission” or “missionaries” generally took a harsh tone. Many people associated these words with white people from European countries, who came to Africa to tell them to ...
All over the world the oppression of women is on the agenda. Today, International Women's Day, a strike has been called in several countries and demonstrations, marches and meetings are taking place in many more. In the last few years we have seen huge movements for women's rights, such as when ...
People in marginalized communities who are targets of persecution and violence—from the Rohingya in Burma to Native Americans in North Dakota—are using social media to tell their stories, but finding that their voices are being silenced online. This is the tragic and unjust consequence of content ...
And in trying to be progressive, he sometimes stumbles and reverts back to accepted societal behaviors that nevertheless continue to oppress and marginalize others. It's a problem that still exists today among people who want to be allies, but lack the knowledge of just how big and ongoing the obstacles ...

As dawn breaks over the horizon, Colombo rises from its slumber to the rude sound of traffic. Devika wakes up from another night spent in front of a shop in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, a busy suburban area in the capital Colombo. Her day's work starts at 6 am at the outer boundary of a public school in the ...
UN human rights chief: 'Oppression is fashionable again'. On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of ... Representatives from around the world have been addressing the abuse and oppression suffered by millions around the world. Al Jazeera's David Chater has more from the final day of talks.
Bessie Award-winning artist Okwui Okpokwasili is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. With “Poor People's TV Room,” created with designer/director Peter Born and presented over the weekend by ICA/Boston, she mines Nigeria's sad history of gender oppression. The work proves to be an intense, messy, ...
But for many in a post-revolution generation that is more educated and tech-savvy, such restrictions are discriminatory and oppressive. “The compulsory veiling of women in public – be they religious or not – has been a hallmark of Iranian political and social life since 1979,” said Behnam Ben Taleblu, ...
The realities of oppression following slavery's end are clear, among them: exploitation of black farmers, convict leasing, lynching, Jim Crow, denial of political rights, and genocidal massacres. Southern elites did profit from the labor of black farmers and of rented-out convicts, as they did with slavery. But, so ...
Last weekend, I drove to the recreation center and found a “handicapped” parking spot. I hung my blue tag on the mirror, got out and walked a short distance over a smooth sidewalk to the front of the building. There, I pushed the big button at wheelchair height that automatically opens the doors and went in.
Noble's Algorithms of Oppression makes the argument that many of the algorithms driving today's digital revolution (she focuses particularly on those created by Google) are helping to marginalize minorities through the way that they structure and encode the world around us. They are, quite literally, a part ...


 

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