How U.S. laws—branding Palestinians as “terrorists” and redefining anti-Semitism—serve Israel’s interests.
Israel’s weaponization of images since October 7 obfuscates its genocidal campaign against Palestinians.
Theories of justice map what a good society should look like, but they generally offer few details about how to get there.
On the situation in Germany in the wake of October 7.
Lewis Gordon and Nathalie Etoke discuss the space for freedom opened up by Black existentialist thought.
The post-work movement reckons with reproductive labor.
Melvin Rogers and Neil Roberts discuss the difficulty of keeping faith in a foundationally anti-Black republic.
The law occludes the abhorrent violence routinely perpetrated by states in the name of self-defense.
trudging back to Eden.
Polish director Agnieszka Holland’s new film exposes the violent contradictions at the heart of EU border policy.
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How can you have thoughts without words? The man turned back to his coffee and drank. It was cold. Breakfast was done. Time to move on.
Janice Fine explains how “co-enforcement”—a bold new model for upholding labor law—is linking the state to social movements.
Support for Palestinian rights is facing a McCarthyite backlash.
In the aftermath of October 7.
AI-generated novels are here, but they hardly spell the end of fiction.
Your lone question —
What happens when you ignore a part of someone? —
Would flood me, and in time, knock down
Mie Inouye and Daniel Martinez HoSang discuss the challenges of organizing in a society that tears groups apart.
Before rushing to build the next DARPA, we need to assess the R&D model we have.
Any peace will depend on a sober assessment of Hamas.
“Never again” means standing up for Palestinian people. “Never again” means this very moment.
I first met an AI in 1998. I was an adolescent, and it was the early days of the Internet; life online was an alien thing, broken-linked journeys and open-ended “chats” with faceless, voiceless interlocutors. This was exciting. The hastily improvised interfaces, the weird, unpolished content, the uncertainty of where a link would lead or […]
A conversation with Palestinian human rights attorney Noura Erakat on the need for a political solution.
Amid ongoing reporting and ethical outrage, we need context for the fight between Hamas and Israel—and how it shapes possibilities for peace.
Jeanne Theoharis speaks with Lerone A. Martin on the white Christian legacy of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI.
A liberal economist and a family abolitionist agree: our economic system makes human flourishing depend on social units it can’t sustain.
Instead of pouring public funds into private industry—as the U.S. did with COVID-19 vaccines—we must build public capacity and prioritize public objectives.
We need a mission-oriented approach to the economy that embraces an active role for government in spurring growth and innovation.
Generative AI has made it possible to create lifelike models of real people. Should we?
most days, during some mid-day hour, / I close my eyes and say the Sh’ma. / But it’s always the wrong time of day, / and it’s the only prayer I know
Palestine’s water access has always been restricted—but now, Israel is using it as a weapon.
The United States has long supported the repression of Latin American land defenders. The tactics it exported are coming to the Atlanta forest.
Introducing our summer 2023 issue: What does solidarity mean, and how can movements build enough of it to change the world?
A long line of films tracks the solidarities that arise when prohibition makes friendship too perilous.
I resolved to stay close to my mother.
The crisis here spells disaster for the future of public education.
Movement building requires a culture of listening—not mastery of the right language.
Lionel Trilling crystallizes the cynical Cold War liberalism that sacrificed idealism for self-restraint.
She described their world at last in a language that they recognized as true.
It’s at the heart of what makes The Black Jacobins a classic.
How a little-understood feature of urban finance—municipal bonds—fuels racial inequality.
Chantal Johnson’s debut novel, Post-Traumatic, makes the case that we can—by moving away from representations of individual suffering.
Within the next decade, we may well have systems that are serious candidates for consciousness.
The late South African intellectual and activist fought for a world without race and class. His writings remain essential.
Transcolonial Poem, or while contemplating double mastectomy I remember Columbus believed the world was shaped like a boob
they’re building roads and military bases, churches and missionary / encampments and call centers and textile factories they’re digging and / fracking and separating metal from the earth
A Nobel Prize–winning economist reflects on the dire consequences of libertarian economics.
Our ideas about sexuality and gender have changed before, and now they’re changing again.