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Forming Identity – Rick Santorum, Twitter, and Immigration

Rick Santorum, former Republican Senator from Pennsylvania, appeared on CNN’s “The Messy Truth with Van Jones” yesterday. The show is a town hall style debate with Van Jones moderating. In the audience was a Dreamer, an undocumented immigrant since childhood, named Elizabeth Vilchis. Elizabeth came to the US from Mexico with her parents when she was seven years old.

Conning Racism: Reflections on “The Black Slot”

"If you pander to racists, are you a racist?" "If you fall in love with a liar, is the love true or false?" How do we deal with issues of denial and self-deception, especially if we don't know or can't admit that we are deceived? Suzanne Ross explore these questions in the post-show discussion for "The Black Slot" at AstonRep Theater on September 18th.

The Naked Mole Rat Foundation

We chose the raven for a symbol because it is a scapegoat -- a harmless bird still associated with evil. But ravens aren't the best scapegoats; many people think they're cool! So we've found an animal so off-putting that it makes everyone recoil. Therefore, we are transitioning to "The Naked Mole Rat Foundation."