Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
As the United States continues its reckoning with racial injustice, the country’s civil unrest has often been lumped under the category of “things to worry about.” But there’s another way to look at the recent global uprisings—as a sign of progress.
Executive Director Emma Varvaloucas speaks with Progress Network member Peniel E. Joseph, founder of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.