Censorship

Demonstrators gather in front of the White House during a rally in support of Palestinians in Washington, D.C., on December 2, 2023.

Speaking Up for Palestine Can Be Hard, but It’s Never Been More Necessary Speaking Up for Palestine Can Be Hard, but It’s Never Been More Necessary

It is unquestionably risky to show support for Palestinians. But the bigger risk is saying nothing at all.

Dec 5, 2023 / Rebecca Ruth Gould

Protestors stand behind barricades at the gates of Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College’s President Is Absolutely Not Targeting Muslim Students Brooklyn College’s President Is Absolutely Not Targeting Muslim Students

A response to Jeanne Theoharis.

Nov 15, 2023 / David Brodsky

Cori Bush speaks to Rashida Tlaib while both hold candles in front of steps

Why It’s Important to Defend Representative Rashida Tlaib Against Censure, Whether or Not We Agree With Her Why It’s Important to Defend Representative Rashida Tlaib Against Censure, Whether or Not We Agree With Her

The First Amendment doesn’t permit us to punish political expression in America.

Nov 10, 2023 / Jamie Raskin

Riot police arrest a protester during a demonstration in solidarity with Palestine at the Place de la Republique in Paris, France, on October 14, 2023

Solidarity With Palestine Is Not a Crime Solidarity With Palestine Is Not a Crime

Governments, news outlets, and major corporations are making it clear: It is not acceptable to support Palestine right now.

Oct 16, 2023 / Nima Shirazi

Photographs of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger displayed during “Secrets of State: The Declassified History of the Chilean Dictatorship,” an exhibition at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, Chile.

Chile: The Secrets the US Government Continues to Hide Chile: The Secrets the US Government Continues to Hide

Fifty years after the military coup that brought down Salvador Allende and installed the Pinochet dicatorship, there are still top secret documents on the US role that must be dec...

Aug 31, 2023 / Peter Kornbluh

What Are the Book Banners Afraid Of?

What Are the Book Banners Afraid Of? What Are the Book Banners Afraid Of?

They are afraid of readers—especially young readers—learning the truth about humans, about American history, about, perhaps, their own lives.

May 30, 2023 / Feature / Jane Smiley

Evgeniya Berkovich speaks at Snob magazine's Made in Russia 2021 awards ceremony at the Yermolova Moscow Drama Theater.

Hunt Murderers, Not Poets Hunt Murderers, Not Poets

In support of arrested Russian poet Evgenia Berkovich.

May 10, 2023 / The Nation and Katrina vanden Heuvel

How to Fight the Right’s Moral Panic Over Parental Rights

How to Fight the Right’s Moral Panic Over Parental Rights How to Fight the Right’s Moral Panic Over Parental Rights

How the right’s school-themed extremism has triggered a nationwide backlash.

May 23, 2023 / Feature / Jennifer C. Berkshire

This illustration photo taken on July 8, 2022 shows Elon Musk's Twitter page displayed on the screen of a smartphone with Twitter logo in the background in Los Angeles. - Elon Musk pulled the plug on his deal to buy Twitter on July 8, 2022, accusing the company of

What Were the Twitter Files? What Were the Twitter Files?

While it's clear Matt Taibbi made some serious factual errors, criticisms of the disclosures have ignored the role of the FBI and other parts of the national security state.

Apr 26, 2023 / Branko Marcetic

Let Kids Read Roald Dahl’s Books the Way He Wrote Them

Let Kids Read Roald Dahl’s Books the Way He Wrote Them Let Kids Read Roald Dahl’s Books the Way He Wrote Them

The beloved author’s books are being edited by their publisher to suit contemporary sensibilities. That robs us of the author’s vision—and any sense of history.

Feb 21, 2023 / Katha Pollitt

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