Summer 2024

Table of Contents


From the Editors

The Ease of Access

What if we lived in a world where access was not treated as an afterthought, but was embedded in every element of our society instead?

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A color photograph from on May 22, 2023, of displaced Palestinians in Gaza writing the names of the villages from which they were expelled during a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Nakba on a large white sheet

For the Love of Gaza

Holding on to home and humanity in the face of occupation, displacement, and genocide.
Ramzy Baroud

Terra Affirma: Our World Is Stitched Together by Birds

The freedom to move is a survival strategy.
Sarah Gilman
A digital illustration by CK Nosun features the smiling face of a young, black, wheelchair user with natural hair. Behind this figure is a group of activists for disabled rights, including someone holding a sign reading "No body is disposable."

Reworking Remote

Making workplaces more inclusive requires normalizing accommodations like those offered at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
s.e. smith
A photo collage by Michael Luong with photographs from the Stop Cop City protest in Atlanta. A color photo of Manuel Paez Terán, who was killed by police, is flanked by two black and white photos of other activists with their faces covered. One holds a sign that says “Stop Cop City.” The other holds a sign that says “Defend the forest everywhere. Stop Cop City.”

Protest and Serve

Organizers working to end police violence refuse to be intimidated by growing efforts to criminalize free speech.
Kamau Franklin

Can Women Win?

It will take concerted action to ensure that women belong in the House.
Erin Aubry Kaplan

The New Autonomy of Abortion

Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, abortion freedom now hinges on access to pills.
Andréa Becker

Solutions We Love

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Indigenous Foodways

Sacred Sustenance

Fifty years ago, the Boldt decision reaffirmed Indigenous fishing rights and recognized tribes as equal partners in resource management.
Valerie Segrest

Access Above All

Disabled people know the health care system is hostile. But it doesn’t have to be.
Alice Wong
People We Love

The Right to Recreation

These community activities are about equality as much as entertainment.
Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

Culture Shift

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Reclaiming Our Air

While the government has declared the COVID-19 pandemic over, clean air clubs are still working hard to keep people safe.
Amelia Diehl

Library Love

Public libraries help us reimagine collective responsibility.
Sonali Kolhatkar
Amazigh musician Mouloud Amrini, who performs as Meskaoui, plays many different instruments, including this type of lute, popular in Persian and Arabic societies in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Unsilencing the Desert

How communities around the world are preserving their endangered music.
Marlowe Starling