Here at Critical Moment, we’ve been following the work of artist Nicole McDonald for some time. In fact, we even selected her as our featured artist back in the summer […]
When the U.S. Social Forum came to Detroit in 2010, it galvanized local activists and helped spread news about our local struggles and movements from coast to coast. Later this month, another gathering with the potential to generate similar momentum is coming to the Motor City.
Detroit’s decision to cut off water to thousands of residents this month has provoked an international outcry. Yet, while it’s encouraging to hear U.N. experts say the shut off policy […]
Suddenly a fight broke out when the performance started. Louder and louder, it could be heard from the merch table in the next room. The culprit? Long time Detroit multimedia […]
Retribution, Resistance, and the Incarceration of Kids By Michael Philip Brown I write poetry for Wednesdays. I have come to cherish Wednesdays despite the sadness they often bring me. Wednesdays, […]
Detroit has a rich history in the labor movement. A union is an organized group of workers who collectively use their strength to have a voice in their workplace. Protected […]
Does Seattle’s labor movement have helpful lessons for Detroit? by Nacazqualtia Tecetiliani Last fall, Washington state residents approved by referendum a law that legalized the sale, use and possession of […]