In Conversation with John Lugo: CEPR Q&A #2

by Marina Tinone photo for Down Magazine by Matthew Thekkethala On September 23, I met with John Lugo, an organizer for Unidad Latina en Accion. While ULA and its supporters participated in their weekly protest outside Calhoun College the college in question, Mr. Lugo took the time to share his thoughts on the current situation,…

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Fake “American Indians” Feature Prominently at New Haven DAPL Protest

by Kodi Alvord (Diné) The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) currently under construction in North Dakota is the site of extreme contention among indigenous activists and community members. Standing Rock Sioux tribal members are protesting, calling for an end to environmental destruction and the exploitation of Native people, land, and water. Pipeline construction has already destroyed a…

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