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Elizabeth Hinton

Elizabeth Hinton

Elizabeth Hinton is Professor of History, African American Studies & Law at Yale and the author of From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.

Articles

Activist Derecka Purnell interviews historian Elizabeth Hinton about her new book, America on Fire, and how the label “riot” discredits Black political demands.
Derecka Purnell, Elizabeth Hinton

A transcript of our panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Elizabeth Hinton, Robin D. G. Kelley, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Brandon M. Terry, Cornel West

A proper understanding of urban rebellion depends on our ability to interpret it not as a wave of criminality, but as political violence.

Elizabeth Hinton

The enduring impact of President Johnson’s Crime Commission.

Elizabeth Hinton

Forum Responses

Violence and nonviolent protests were entwined forces.
Elizabeth Hinton

Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the transformation of the Democratic Party.

Plus essays on Zionism and geopolitics after October 7; poetry by Fady Joudah; and more.

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Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the transformation of the Democratic Party—with responses from Ro Khanna, Lily Geismer, Dorian Warren, Heather Gautney, and others. 

Plus essays on Zionism and colonialism, Walter Rodney’s legacy, and geopolitics after October 7; poetry by Fady Joudah; and more.

Preorder now or become a member at any level to get it as your first issue.