This week: From our Fall 2023 issue, we are sending a special folio on the feminist theorist Hélène Cixous, whose expansive oeuvre turns exclusion into a site of possibility. The folio features a conversation between Cixous and culture editor Claire Schwartz; meditations by Jo Mrelli, aracelis girmay, Sarah Hammerschlag, and Jules Gill-Peterson; an original song by the band DAYS; and an excerpt from Cixous’s novel Manhattan, translated by Beverley Bie Brahic.
In our newsletter, senior reporter Alex Kane speaks with two Biden administration staffers about unprecedented internal dissent over the president’s refusal to call for a ceasefire in Gaza.
In a powerful new essay, Sarah Aziza examines what it means to bear witness to the world’s first livestreamed genocide.
As Israel faces a historic genocide trial at the International Court of Justice, we are also sharing Eli Valley’s new cartoon, “Israel’s Defense.”