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A Lingering Division
More than three decades after the Crown Heights riot, the neighborhood’s Hasidic and Caribbean communities are still haunted.
Vinson Cunningham September 22, 2022
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Israel’s Repressive Toolkit Ensnares a Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer
Salah Hammouri has been jailed without trial for six months. If he’s ever released, he also faces deportation.
Alex Kane September 20, 2022
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Interrogating the “New Antisemitism”
In a new book, Antony Lerman demonstrates how Israel and its advocates have redefined antisemitism to include all criticism of the Jewish State.
Shane Burley September 15, 2022
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How the IDF Ignores Its Own Rules of Engagement
Experts say revising the IDF’s open-fire regulations may accomplish little in a context where soldiers often ignore existing limits.
Alex Kane September 13, 2022
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Growing Up in the Struggle
In a new podcast, Zayd Ayers Dohrn unpacks his family’s radical history.
Claire Schwartz September 8, 2022
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The Conglomeration of Literature
The antitrust case against Penguin Random House’s acquisition of Simon & Schuster has reignited longstanding anxieties about corporate consolidation in publishing.
Nathan Goldman August 25, 2022
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As Israel Raids Palestinian Human Rights Groups, US Response Is Muted
Advocates say the State Department’s lack of condemnation emboldened Israel to launch unprecedented assaults on civil society organizations.
Alex Kane August 23, 2022
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An Unsolvable Rubik’s Cube
Linda Kinstler’s new book explores the posthumous trial of a Latvian Nazi collaborator and the void at the heart of Holocaust memory.
Helen Betya Rubinstein August 18, 2022
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What a Bureaucratic Pentagon Decision Says About Biden’s Palestine Policy
By keeping the US Security Coordinator’s military rank the same, Biden doubled down on the pre-Trump status quo: supporting the Palestinian Authority, but doing little to end Israel’s occupation.
Alex Kane August 16, 2022
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Starbucks Workers Fight Back
Boston-area baristas can’t count on officials to enforce labor law—so they’re doing it themselves.
Aparna Gopalan August 11, 2022
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Israel’s Gaza Offensive: An Explainer
A closer look at an operation that killed dozens of Palestinians.
Alex Kane and Mari Cohen August 9, 2022
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Not Quite a Green New Deal
The Inflation Reduction Act is only a fraction of what climate activists demanded—but it’s a start.
David Klion August 4, 2022
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Republicans Are Helping New York Democrats Target the Left’s Israel Criticism
The New York Solidarity Network is the latest example of a national trend: members of both parties joining together to squash progressive scrutiny of Israel.
Alex Kane August 2, 2022
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Can the Palestinian Belong to a Universal History?
Yazan Khalili on how German media used a smear campaign to disrupt the exhibition documenta.
Ben Ratskoff July 28, 2022
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Ben & Jerry’s Path to Boycotting Israeli Settlements
The president of the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation speaks about the impact of visits to the occupied territories.
Alex Kane July 26, 2022
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A Leftist’s Guide to Inflation
How price spikes, and the backlash against them, threaten any kind of progressive agenda.
Aparna Gopalan July 21, 2022
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Decline Personified
Biden’s Israel trip didn’t accomplish much, but it symbolized the increasingly passive US role in the region.
Joshua Leifer July 19, 2022
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Progressives Have Abandoned Haredi Children
Under pressure from communal leaders, left-wing Democrats in New York have failed to defend the right to a secular education.
Naftuli Moster July 14, 2022
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“We Want Accountability”
As Biden visits Israel, the slain Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh’s family pushes for justice.
Alex Kane July 12, 2022
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When the Clinic Becomes Part of the Carceral State
A former Rikers physician on unfreedom’s corrosive relationship to care.
Rachael Bedard July 7, 2022
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Ben & Jerry’s Clashes With Unilever Over BDS
The ice cream maker is suing its parent company for selling off its business interests in Israel to a local company that plans to sell in West Bank settlements.
Alex Kane July 5, 2022
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The Long Counterrevolution
Challenging the Supreme Court’s rollback of basic rights demands a radical new constitutional vision.
Dylan Saba June 30, 2022
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The Arkansas Anti-Boycott Case, Explained
A ruling by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the state’s anti-BDS law could be heading to the Supreme Court.
Mari Cohen June 28, 2022
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A Historic Win for the Left in Colombia
Progressive International’s David Adler discusses Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez’s breakthrough victory, and Latin America’s wider shift.
David Klion June 23, 2022
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