For the people of South Africa, Mandela was the leader they could identify with—one who had suffered alongside them.
You can’t always trace it, but everything and everyone has a genealogy.
In attacking “the structural causes of inequality,” he is reviving that great movement’s “preferential option for the poor.”
After his release from death row for a crime he did not commit, Tibbs found a sense of purpose and community as an anti-death-penalty activist.
An effective isolation of Israeli academic institutions will undoubtedly curtail some privileges that Israeli scholars take for granted, like generous travel subsidies, but that has no bearing on their academic freedom.
Instead of boycotting, let's build transnational coalitions among scholars.
The American Studies Association resolution has punctured a longstanding silence.
From California to Israel, hunger strikes are erupting around the world—because they work.
Prosecutors are warping the law to throw activist hackers like Aaron Swartz behind bars for years.
An initiative to do just that failed at the ballot box, but gave us all some welcome inspiration.