A View from Standing Rock: Arrestee Speaks Out Against Police Repression of Dakota Pipeline Protesters

On Monday, October 10, Alder of Madison, Wisconsin and Toward Freedom board member Rebecca Kemble was arrested at the Standing Rock Reservation where protests are ongoing against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Charged with four misdemeanors, Kemble spent the night in an overcrowded jail. As the situation on the reservation escalates, TF reached out to Kemble to share her experience and get her take on the significance of the Standing Rock protests.

“Think of Others:” Vermont Artists Depict Palestinian Poet’s Words in Painting

Six artists from Vermont and one from New Hampshire have come together to create a visual representation of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish’s poem “Think of Others” in collaboration with Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (VTJP). The ten panel display debuted at the 2016 Burlington Art Hop exhibit this past September, offering visitors a new interpretation of one of Palestine’s most renowned poets.