Latest On Genocide

  • M.I.A.’s Semi-Terrorist Politics

    Your favorite pregnant musician is fighting accusations that she’s a terrorist supporter. M.I.A.’s crusade against Sri Lankan genocide and her use of images associated with a separatist group has rankled a bunch of people back home. Says a fellow Sir Lankan musician: “Frankly, she’s very lucky to get away with supporting, even indirectly, perhaps the most ruthless terrorist outfit in the world.” Fine, but raise your hand if you knew about Sri Lankan genocide before M.I.A. started talking? Yeah, thought so. Read More ›

    Amanda Dobbins 5 years ago 1 response

  • Transform Columbus Day

    The anti-Columbus Day movement grows steadily every year. Slave trader or bold explorer? Started in Colorado, the anti-Columbus Day movement made headlines last year with a bunch of arrests at the Denver Columbus Day parade. Growing up, I only knew Columbus as the guy who gave me a day off school between Labor Day and Thanksgiving. We’re not pro-Columbus at BuzzFeed, obviously, as we’re working on his big day. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 5 years ago respond