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Jonna Perrillo

MacArthur Genius Kelly Lytle Hernández makes the case for why U.S. history only makes sense when told as a binational story.

Portrait of historian Robin D.G. Kelley
Robin D. G. Kelley

Robin D. G. Kelley published his pathbreaking history of the Black radical imagination in 2002. Where are we two decades later?

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Rachel Rebouché

Boston Review speaks with Rachel Rebouché on the post-Dobbs legal landscape.

Heather Berg

Sex workers are labor’s vanguard. The left ignores them at its peril.

Lisa L. Miller

In the age of Trump, some progressives have embraced state power as a boon to democracy. We should be skeptical.

Jennifer Zacharia

Condemning U.S. deference to Israel, a cousin remembers the life and legacy of the slain Palestinian American journalist.

Kathleen Belew David Hogg Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The strategy of “leaderless resistance” has allowed white power activists to disguise the extent of their organizing. But their desperation to prevent a public reckoning with the country’s racist past points the way toward how to fight them.

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Alice Crary Lori Gruen

The systems that harm animals go hand in hand with systems that harm humans. Combating them requires inter-species solidarity.

Joseph Fishkin William E. Forbath

We must reject the legal liberalism that attempts to cordon off constitutional questions from democratic politics.

Stuart Streichler

Amidst the January 6 hearings, the fiftieth anniversary of Nixon’s scandal reminds us that it has only gotten harder to hold presidents accountable.

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Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.