culture & reviews

The Long Hot Summers

July 5, 2019

A stirring poem by Nellie Wong delivered at a July 5, 2019, “Stop Deportations!” protest in San Francisco initiated by the Freedom Socialist Party.

On the Front Line of Freedom

Educator and author Merle Woo delivered this rousing poem connecting gender, sexuality, race and class as a featured speaker for San Francisco’s Pride rally in 1981.

Book review: Revolution, She Wrote

June 2019

“Fighting injustice is full of hope and joy when it is viewed as a slice of an ancient reaching out for universal fulfillment.”