My new book, Mistrust: Why Losing Faith In Institutions Provides the Tools to Transform Them, comes out from W.W. Norton this November. In it, I… Read More »#iftheygunnedmedown Six Years Later, and Just as Vital – an interview with activist C.J. Lawrence
This morning, Twitter offered me a video of my friend Boniface Mwangi getting shot point blank with a tear gas container, leading to a hematoma.… Read More »Stop killing protesters, including those protesting violence against protesters!
Some research from our lab, the Center for Civic Media, because it’s fun and something I’m glad we produced. In the US, NFL football is… Read More »Race, Fame and Ability: untangling media coverage of NFL QBs
At the end of the Rio Olympic men’s marathon, silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa did something extraordinary, important and dangerous. As he crossed the finish line,… Read More »Supporting Feyisa Lilesa, a remarkable athlete and protester
As an advocate for Americans to pay more attention to international news, I often get the question, “Why bother? What can I do?” It’s a… Read More »When attention matters: Ethiopia crushes dissent in Oromia