Jake Johnson, staff writer
"We're here to reclaim our right to live, our right to breathe, our right to exist."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Protesters hold balloons on January 20, 2018 in Berlin during a demonstration under the slogan "We are fed up" against agricultural politics and the use of glyphosate, dumping exports and for sustainable agriculture.
"What we need is more humming and buzzing."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"It is our responsibility to ban this poison from our environment."


After a few days' absence from the news, it's startling to behold the current madness. It's also heartening to see a growing defiance of it - from artists to non-profits - alongside an insistence it be named, shamed and held accountable. So yes, Nazis are bad, and Confederate statues are not symbols to remind the South of their vaulted history but, says Larry Wilmore, "to remind black people that they are n*ggers." Lest we forget, there are only two sides here: right and wrong.