John Clegg and Adaner Usmani respond to Norton and Stein’s critique of their analysis of the rise of mass incarceration.
Huey Hewitt argues that Afropessimism is antithetical to the politics of friendship necessary for any serious project of Black liberation.
What can the longest sit-in ever to take place in a federal building teach us about the intersection of racism and ableism?
In this original, empirically rich study, Andreas Malm and the Zetkin Collective provide a systematic inquiry into the political ecology of the far right in the twenty-first century.
Colombia’s sustained assault on protesters this week represents a form of warfare that indigenous and Black communities know all too well.
Reflecting on the trial of Derek Chauvin, Nicholas De Genova interrogates the white masculinist culture of violence that surrounds policing in the US.
Jeffery R. Webber writes about Gabriela Cabezón Cámara’s recently translated Booker Prize-nominated novel “The Adventures of China Iron.”
Omedi Ochieng discusses the police’s role as a counterinsurgent force, and the impact this has on how radical movements can meaningfully pursue police abolition.
Jasson Perez argues that the rise of authoritarianism is a global phenomenon. When the US left takes an American exceptionalist approach, this sets us back in our quest to defeat neoliberalism, the insurgent right, fascism, and authoritarianism.
Before we romanticize the age of the welfare state, it’s worth remembering how the policies of those decades are less an alternative to than a historical basis for today’s landscape of racial exclusion.