A Political and Literary Forum
In the high-tech culture of Tel Aviv, military-grade spying on civilians has become just another office job.
Historian Samuel Moyn contends that efforts to conduct war humanely have only perpetuated it. But the solution must lie in politics, not a sacrifice of human rights.
The U.S. occupation of Afghanistan sacrificed politics—the only viable route to peace—for massive corruption and violence.
Liberalism cannot simply be extended to the uterus. Reproductive justice requires a vision of the social body.
The U.S. Department of Defense is ramping up the militarization of Guam. If we hope to withstand the forces of predatory global capitalism, we need to begin articulating alternatives.
The American Jobs Plan mirrors past efforts at affordable housing that contributed to our problems and failed Black Americans. We need to take housing out of the private market.
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, H. Jacob Carlson
If many marine mammals are on the verge of extinction, it is not for lack of environmental activism, but because we are entangled in a global financial system that it does not seem possible to transform.
Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Celebrated Indian poet and activist Varavara Rao is in mortal danger of succumbing to COVID-19 if he is not released from prison.
The dramatic history of Guatemala’s National Police archive illustrates the crucial role of state archives in protecting democracy.
The Trump administration’s sanctions against Iran and cuts to SNAP benefits are two sides of the same war that the rich are waging against the global poor.
Designed as a bucolic working-class suburb of St. Louis, the nearly all-black town of Centreville now floods with raw sewage every time it rains.
They also acknowledged, for the first time, that the grounds for torturing Abu Zubaydah—who was detained in the wake of September 11 and is still languishing in Guantánamo—were mistaken.
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