This week: Dylan Saba puts the onslaught of reactionary Supreme Court decisions in the context of more than a century of counterrevolution since the end of the Civil War, and calls for a radical new understanding of the Constitution. Andrea Long Chu talks to Paisley Currah about setting aside identity in trans scholarship and politics in favor of a focus on material harm. Ianna Hawkins Owen illuminates Jewlia Eisenberg’s posthumous album, which pays tribute to histories of Jewish anti-fascism.
Plus, from the newsletter, Mari Cohen has an explainer of the Eight Circuit’s anti-BDS decision in Arkansas. And in the latest episode of our staff podcast, On the Nose, the editors discuss The Mapping Project in Massachusetts and whether it represents an effective counter to Israeli apartheid.
In the latest On the Nose, Arielle Angel, Josh Leifer, Mari Cohen, and Alex Kane discuss the accusations against The Mapping Project, whether the website is an effective way to counter Israeli apartheid, and the political divisions that have come to the fore because of the controversy over the project.