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.
For a Glimpse of the Racial Justice Protests’ Staying Power, Look to Detroit
Under the banner of Detroit Will Breathe, the city’s Black Lives Matter activists have formed a cohesive and lasting local political force.
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.
New York’s City Hall Encampment Is a Middle Finger to Our Elected Leaders
A ragtag group of strangers is taking care of New Yorkers—including homeless comrades—better than the City is.
New York City Joins the Global Insurrection Against Neoliberalism and Repression
Organizers are connecting protests against austerity and police brutality in the New York City subway to the growing resistance in the Global South.
Seeing Refugees Through American Blinders
When illustrating the very real dangers that refugees, asylum seekers, and other forced migrants have faced, how do journalists avoid propagating racist caricatures?
America’s Colonial Climate Crisis
What should the United States’ island territories expect from rising sea levels and global warming?