In the context of modern social revolutions the Zapatista movement, or EZLN, of Mexico has stood out. The Zapatistas practice a unique blend of libertarianism and socialism, with a large degree of autonomy for their communities and a focus on collectivism within them. This largely-indigenous group emerged as a movement
That’s right. Be very very frightened. Frightened Rabbit that is, with their new album Pedestrian Verse that came out Feb. 5, that certainly makes a statement. The album is the Scottish indie band’s fourth studio album. In regards to the album title, Pedestrian Verse, lead singer Scott Hutchinson says, “I
Here goes another year and another award ceremony that doesn’t reflect ANYONE’S taste in music. Actually, I’m certain there is only one person out there who guesses all the correct winners, and that person is the guy/girl who CHOSE the winners. Pssh, don’t tell me there’s an anonymous panel of
The recent violent reactions by some fans of the Israeli soccer team Beitar Jerusalem to the first-ever signing of two Muslim players has brought attention to the issue of racism within Israeli society. For those unaware with the situation, an arson attack on the team’s headquarters following the announcement of
Ladies and gentlemen, buckle down and prepare for one of the most intriguing sporting events in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Fast-paced, loud, aggressive-this event is anything but dull. Brace yourself for Fargo-Moorhead’s very own Derby Girls, the toughest group of girls in the Red River Valley. On February 9, the Fargo-Moorhead
The importance of a good K-12 education cannot be overstated. The United States tests horribly as compared with the rest of the developed world, leading to American children being ill prepared for college and careers in a global economy after high school graduation. At this point in time, America is
I stepped into a brushed metal elevator. Once inside, all that stared back at me was a young woman dressed in black, sporting sunglasses and dark lipstick. Three floors up, the door opened. What greeted me was dim lighting, small tables covered with black linens, hors d’oeuvres, and lounge music.