Michelle Chen


Michelle Chen is editor of CultureStrike Magazine.

From Arrival to Renewal

Migration is Uplifting Downtrodden Communities
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Italy may be home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world, but its endurance over millenia of cultural evolution have also pushed it the cusp of Europe's future. This nation suspended between the Old World and the New, has become the point of arrival for migrants from the Global South to the North.

Illuminating Movement on an Urban Facade

Decolonizers Show Up for Palestinian Hunger Strikers on Fifth Avenue
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At night, Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is overtaken by an odd contamination: not the everyday smothering of dirt and smog, but searing glow of street lamps and 24-hour storefronts that virtually bleaches out every surface. BUt on Tuesday, a team of renegade artists cut through the light pollution, as a nondescript white van stalked the corner of 47th and Fifth and peaked a boxy slide projector above the roof on an improvised platform—the post-Occupy armored vehicle of the activist response team known as the Illuminator.

Berta Cáceres, Presente!

An activist's spirit lives on at climate march
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At the People’s Climate March in late April, tens of thousands of activists flooded the streets of the nation’s capital to tell the government that another world is possible. Their rallying cry was climate justice—a concept that links the values of a fair economy, equitable distribution of earth’s resources, and respect for the sanctity of nature as it ties into our essential human rights.

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