University of Michigan Graduate Workers Are on Strike
"GEO is insisting that 'safety' and 'security' aren’t two separate subjects. Take, for example, the university’s police force’s name: the Division of Public Safety and Security. GEO is insisting that such security forces do not make us safe. And the COVID demands speak to a different vision of safety, where the health of the community is not subordinated to the university’s bottom line."
JSTOR has compiled a list of well-researched essays that "addresses institutionalized racism and how it’s caused historic, pointed harm at the Black community in the U.S.": https://daily.jstor.org/institutionalized-racism-a-syllabus/
Educators: If you wish to aid in the dismantling of a racist police state, you should avoid Zoom at all costs since they've made it abundantly clear they'll willingly team up with law enforcement: https://thenextweb.com/security/2020/06/03/zoom-wont-encrypt-free-calls-because-it-wants-to-comply-with-law-enforcement/
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