This week: A wrenching dispatch from Gaza by Kholoud Balata, a Palestinian lecturer and poet who lives there. From the newsletter, Alex Kane and Mari Cohen have a thorough explainer of Israel’s latest offensive in Gaza, which killed dozens of Palestinians; and Aparna Gopalan reports from a Boston-area Starbucks where baristas are striking in protest of the company’s union-busting tactics.
Plus, in the latest episode of our staff podcast, On the Nose, Claire Schwartz discusses her debut poetry book, Civil Service, with Nathan Goldman and the book’s editor, Chantz Erolin.
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To celebrate the release of her debut poetry book Civil Service, Claire Schwartz spoke with Nathan Goldman and the book’s editor at Graywolf Press, Chantz Erolin, for the latest episode of On the Nose.