“I wish it would rain”

By: Avery Massengale

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Feature: Rainbow Rodeo Collective

…to create a pop-up shop for queer and women artists to sell their art and clothing to fellow community members. Speaking with co-founder, Dani, there was an overwhelming response from…

Time to Strike: Democratize the Board

…this university. The Museum of Natural and Cultural History faced a 17% cut; the Oregon Bach Festival a 25% cut; the Jordan Schnitzer Art Museum a 15% cut; and, most…

A Letter from the Editors

…more magazines locally, and to release issues more often. Though the new Insurgents will be shorter, we’re still committed to publishing plenty of art and submissions from our readers. We’re…

Insurgent Prisoner Mail Project

…transcribed, for their art to be uploaded and shared, or for additional newspapers. The Insurgent will need help processing and responding to these requests in the coming weeks. This project…

Vaccine Privilege in the United States

…high income countries compared to lower income ones, and this is in part due to the differences in access to vaccines worldwide.According to an analysis done by the BMJ on…

Worth More Standing! UO Students Join Forest Defenders To Rise Against Post-Fire Logging

…world against climate change, providing us living things with continued breathable air, drinkable water, and livable land. Forests also feature in all aspects of human culture: language, history, art, religion,…

Judas and the Black Messiah

FILM REVIEW: When I heard that there was an Oscar-bait bio-pic coming out about Fred Hampton, the assassinated Chairman of the Illinois Black Panthers, I was of course skeptical….

This Season, a Liberated Future

…most radical when I could be angry, and still maintain my tenderness. Still maintain that humanity is really good at heart. Believe that none of us are disposable. I will…

Why you should take psychedelics with your political opponents…(maybe)

Like many stoners, when preparing for my psychedelic experiences I’ve always tried to surround myself with pleasurable and positive sensory items. I always assumed that the way to avoid…

The Unemployed

God, give grace to the unemployed God save our weak, elderly and impotent masses. God, may you keep the power in the hands of the ones you have ordained…

“Fill Me”

…a plan. fill my world with the right people to turn it around. fill every heart with the burning desire to fight back. fill me with knowing when to shut…

Spike Lee’s “NYC Epicenters 9/11→2021½” Review

By David Patrick Schranck, Jr.- Between late August and mid-September of this year, HBO released Spike Lee’s four-part documentary series, NYC Epicenters 9/11→2021½, that connects the 20th anniversary of 9/11,…

Pools of Sorrow

“Someday emerging at last from the violent insight, let me sing out jubilation and praise to assenting angels. Let not one clearly-struck hammers of my heart fail to sound because…

Mikey Muffins: Do It For The Story Tour 2021

…of exercise-induced heat. And the dancing was part of the music: the stomps on the porch, laughing, and dog running with a jingling collar.  The songs were joyful and light….