Does this image help people to understand the state's monopoly over the use of violence? Does it help people to see the incredible power of the students when they use non-violence, risking their safety and their lives?
I am an urban sociologist. I received my MA and PhD from Brown University and my BA from Swarthmore College. I am a second-generation academic, and a first-generation American. "Pinay pa rin" means "still Pinay"--a gesture to my Filipina origins.