Lena Afridi

Lena Afridi

Lena Afridi is an independent writer who specialises in income inequality and racial and economic justice. She holds a Masters in Regional Planning from Cornell University.

United States

Trickle down elitism does not help the working class

The 'elites' in America need to claim responsibility for the role they played in the creation of an unjust society.

Trickle down elitism does not help the working class

Human Rights

A true general strike is possible in Trump's America

This is the moment to take action for establishing meaningful connections among communities and issues.

A true general strike is possible in Trump's America

Donald Trump

How Trump will 'fix' the inner cities

Trump's urban policies would make inner cities uninhabitable for poor and immigrant populations.

How Trump will 'fix' the inner cities

US & Canada

The working class Trump will suppress

Trump won't bring more jobs to the white working class, but he will undermine socioeconomic gains by workers of colour.

The working class Trump will suppress