Mon, 20 June 2016
Today we have Lina Srivastava (@lksriv on twitter) on to discuss the promises and limitations of digital activism and the state of the Syrian refugee crisis. How "voice of the voiceless" framing still leaves out community perspectives despite intending not to do so. Direct service and direct action in assisting unsettled communities. Migrant crises in America as opposed to in the Middle East and Europe. Using the arts and technology to help make new environments more welcoming to refugee children. The limited utility of hashtags.
On the Fun Half - Ivanka Trump gets her dad to fire Corey Lewandowski, Paul Ryan continues straddling the fence of dignity, Trump feels like a supermodel x 10, Elizabeth Warren roasts Scott Brown, and your calls and IMs.