David A Love

David A Love

David A Love is a Philadelphia-based freelance journalist, commentator and media studies professor. 

Prisons

Coronavirus is an impetus to decarcerate America

The pandemic, and its increasing human toll, have finally started a conversation in the US about mass imprisonment.

Coronavirus is an impetus to decarcerate America

Health

This pandemic could be an opportunity for change in the US

The Coronavirus outbreak could pave the way for a new and more just America.

This pandemic could be an opportunity for change in the US

Australia

The Australia fires portend a future of climate apartheid

The climate denialism of the rich and powerful is increasing the suffering of the poor and marginalised communities.

The Australia fires portend a future of climate apartheid

Facebook

It is time for Facebook to stop coddling the far right

The powerful social media platform is willingly enabling hate groups, white nationalists and far-right extremists.

It is time for Facebook to stop coddling the far right

United States

Athletes must take a stand on social injustice

Seen by many as leaders and role models, athletes have a responsibility to speak out on inequality and discrimination.

Athletes must take a stand on social injustice

Gun control

The tide is turning for gun control in the US

While public attitudes on the gun crisis are changing, much needs to be done to stop gun violence in the US.

The tide is turning for gun control in the US

Gun violence

Mass shootings: The most American way to kill and die

Racism, corruption and arms proliferation are fuelling America's mass shooting epidemic.

Mass shootings: The most American way to kill and die

Racism

Why Joe Biden is wrong

Americans should not seek 'middle ground' with those who support racist, anti-democratic policies.

Why Joe Biden is wrong

United States

Why the 'one percent' in the US is worried

The wealthy elite increasingly recognises that the socioeconomic status quo in the US is unsustainable.

Why the 'one percent' in the US is worried

Education

US higher education: A system of meritocracy that never was

The recent college bribing scandal in the US revealed nothing we already didn't know.

US higher education: A system of meritocracy that never was

Racism

What the US needs to heal is MLK's radical revolution of values

On his 90th birthday, understanding Martin Luther King's real message is more crucial than ever before.

What the US needs to heal is MLK's radical revolution of values

Boycott

Israel should not be allowed to criminalise BDS in the US

The Israel anti-Boycott Act is the pro-Israel lobby's latest attempt to criminalise any criticism of Israel in the US.

Israel should not be allowed to criminalise BDS in the US