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Rent Is Due

As tenants face impossible choices, debates emerge over how to organize.

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“The Beginning of Breakdown”

Benny Gantz’s capitulation to Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition has left Israel’s constitutional order more vulnerable to right-wing efforts to undermine it.

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A Vote for the Fire

Malcolm Harris, the author of the new essay collection Shit Is Fucked Up and Bullshit, reflects on a long, dystopian decade.

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Watching the Twilight

“Painstakingly, the Earth spins, and as it does, / I look out into the world inside an incubator”

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Rest, Build, and Fight

The Jewish Currents editorial staff discusses how its relationship to work and political struggle is shifting in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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“We Are Sitting Ducks”

As the Covid-19 crisis escalates, incarcerated people across the country describe a climate of fear, uncertainty, and unpreparedness.

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From Bad to Worse

Ghada Majadle of Physicians for Human Rights fears that Israel’s restrictive policies could exacerbate the effects of a coronavirus outbreak in the West Bank and Gaza.

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No One Is Well

To respond to the coronavirus crisis, we must fight to replace the logics of capitalism with the logics of care.

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The Making of an Echo Chamber

Benjamin Netanyahu faces criminal charges for the obsessive efforts to reshape Israeli media that have defined his career.

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Urgency and Compromise: Progressives Run for the World Zionist Congress

The liberal Zionist Hatikvah slate hopes to win big. But for some critics, participation in the “parliament of the Jewish people” is an unconscionable moral sacrifice.

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The Militarization of Quarantine

Eyal Weizman, director of the interdisciplinary research agency Forensic Architecture, discusses state responses to the Covid-19 crisis and how the “state of exception” might become the norm.

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the inheritance

Yikhes

The vexing uses of the metaphorical Jew in Matthew Lopez’s The Inheritance.

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