Category: The Nation
Biden Is Fine With Mass Civilian Death
The hoarding of Afghanistan’s foreign reserves is a striking example of the administration’s capacity for brutality.
The US Military Is Bulldozing Sacred Indigenous Sites on Guam
Indigenous residents are fighting to save their island’s heritage, while the military refuses to release key information about what it is razing.
Resisting Empire at the ‘Tip of the Spear’
The Pentagon is increasing its forces on Guam, but Indigenous residents are fighting back.
Guam Was Ready to Help Relocate Afghans. Biden Ghosted.
In 1975, the US military evacuated nearly 112,000 Vietnamese refugees to Guam. Why wasn’t this strategy used now?
There Is No Yemen Policy
It remains unclear what, if anything, Biden has done to stop the Saudi Arabia–led military intervention.
Julian Aguon’s Poetic Riposte to American Empire
The CHamoru lawyer discusses the militarization of Guam and his new book, The Properties of Perpetual Light.
The Hunts Point Strike Is Just the Beginning
Given the compounding injustices of the Covid-19 era, workers’ demands are resonating across the country.
Police Terror Won’t End With the Trump Administration
Post–Election Day cop brutality points to the continuation of a violent reality for protesters.
It’s Time for Italian Americans to Give Up on Columbus
For over a century, Italians have mythologized the genocidal explorer to gain access to American whiteness.
A Movement for Housing Justice Is Camped Out on Philly Streets
Activists gather to protect encampments and demand that the city transfer buildings to a community land trust.