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“In the Middle of Fighting for Freedom We Found Ourselves Free”
June Jordan’s 1993 tribute to Audre Lorde, her sister-in-arms from the ’60s student protests and beyond
Alexis Pauline Gumbs May 29, 2024
The Complicity of Israeli Academia
Scholar Maya Wind discusses Israeli universities’ longstanding role in Palestinian subjugation.
Raphael Magarik May 23, 2024
After More Than 100 Arms Shipments to Israel, Biden Withholds One
Experts say the administration’s attempt to “send a message” to Israel falls flat as it skirts legal requirements to cut off arms transfers.
Alex Kane May 16, 2024
The Right’s Anti-Israel Insurgents
A burgeoning anti-Zionist strain in the America First movement looks to capitalize on popular disaffection over Palestine for its own ends.
Ben Lorber May 15, 2024
Yiddish Anarchists’ Break Over Palestine
An exchange in the anarchist newspaper Di fraye arbeter shtime after the 1929 Hebron massacre offers a case study in Jewish discourse and political reaction after immense violence.
Eyshe Beirich May 10, 2024
The Anti-Union Lobby’s Newest Weapon
Now armed with cynical antisemitism allegations, the corporate-backed effort to destroy unions is ramping up.
Jeff Schuhrke May 10, 2024
Reviving the Language of Empire
Aziz Rana on revisiting the anti-imperialism of the 1960s and ’70s amid the return of left internationalism.
Nora Caplan-Bricker May 9, 2024
Who Has the Right to “Disrupt” the University?
The very administrators now cracking down on student protests’ “disruptiveness” have been dismantling higher education for decades.
Dennis M. Hogan May 3, 2024
Campus in Crisis
Eli Valley May 3, 2024
Anatomy of a Moral Panic
The repressive machine currently arrayed against campus protests follows a familiar pattern.
Adam Haber and Matylda Figlerowicz May 2, 2024
How Much Must We Sacrifice for Justice?
An investigation through Jewish text, in the wake of Aaron Bushnell’s self-immolation for Gaza
Lexie Botzum April 26, 2024
Weird Passover
Hal Schrieve April 19, 2024
Co-Resistance at a Crossroads
As anti-Palestinian violence in the West Bank reaches new heights, a beleaguered movement gathers to reflect.
Maya Rosen April 16, 2024
Weeping for Babylon
Avi Shlaim discusses the factors behind the exodus of Iraqi Jews and how the concept of the “Arab-Jew” can chart an alternative future.
Zvi Ben-Dor Benite April 15, 2024
“Nothing Is Immutable”
Literary scholar Saree Makdisi discusses Zionism’s structures of denial, imperial racial logics, and the horizon of coexistence.
Claire Schwartz April 12, 2024
Weaponization and Denial
Since October 7th, Israel’s use of evidentiary claims as justification for its devastation of Gaza has fed a countervailing strain of untruth.
Linda Kinstler April 10, 2024
Chuck Schumer and Democrats’ New Line on “Netanyahu’s War”
The majority leader’s recent speech exemplifies his party’s effort to isolate Netanyahu and pacify voters without changing policy.
Alex Kane March 26, 2024
Facing Amalek
Reading the biblical injunction to genocide amid a genocide
Maya Rosen March 22, 2024
Between Exclusion and Exploitation
Israel’s far right wants to permanently replace Palestinian workers, but employing them has become key to maintaining the occupation.
Jonathan Shamir March 20, 2024
The Suppressed Lineage of American Jewish Dissent on Zionism
In his recent book Our Palestine Question, historian Geoffrey Levin uncovers the long history of American Jewish concern for Palestinian rights.
Emma Saltzberg March 13, 2024
Israeli Aid Policies Drive Starvation
US initiatives to airdrop and ship aid to Gaza are logistical workarounds to a political problem.
Elisheva Goldberg and Maya Rosen March 12, 2024
“A Counterrevolution Always Comes”
Vincent Bevins on the lessons that the global mass protests of the 2010s hold for our moment.
Alex Press March 6, 2024
Understanding Biden’s Settler Sanctions Strategy
The administration’s sanctions on Israeli settlers are an attempt to mollify its disillusioned base without confronting the Israeli government.
Alex Kane March 5, 2024
Maqam for a Green Silence
“Al-Khidr’s only condition for the prophet to join him on his journey was Moses’ unconditional silence. Moses said he was up for it, and the saint said, ‘You won’t be able to bear it.’ ”
Fady Joudah March 1, 2024
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