Justice for Faisal protest, Somerville High School, Jan. 29, 2023 (Cole Harrison/MAPA photo)
Racial Justice and Decolonization

On the Killing of Arif Sayad Faisal

by Hayat Imam As a Bangladeshi American, I am still reeling from this tragedy in our community. The officer involved shooting death of a young man of 20 will have irreparable consequences. His parents, who took the chance to emigrate to the USA just a […]

Peace Economy

Our Military Budget: A Scandal

by Hayat Imam These remarks were delivered at the Tax Day March and Rally against Boston Financiers of Raytheon on April 19th, 2022 Our military budget is a scandal. It is 54% of our discretionary spending, a staggering $740 billion dollars. This is more money […]