Activism

The Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University

The Student Protesters Are Demonstrating Their Bravery, Not Antisemitism The Student Protesters Are Demonstrating Their Bravery, Not Antisemitism

The real threat to American Jews comes not from students but from the MAGA Republicans who are shouting about antisemitism the loudest.

May 10, 2024 / Helen Benedict

Famine as Weapon of Mass Destruction

Famine as Weapon of Mass Destruction Famine as Weapon of Mass Destruction

Gaza now.Visit World Central Kitchen, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, and Doctors Without Borders to help.

May 10, 2024 / Steve Brodner

Protests Rise and Opinions Divide

Protests Rise and Opinions Divide Protests Rise and Opinions Divide

Do calls to free Palestine = antisemitism?

May 10, 2024 / OppArt / Philip Dolin

Biden Holocaust Remembrance Day

Antisemitism, Then and Now: A Guide for the Perplexed Antisemitism, Then and Now: A Guide for the Perplexed

President Biden’s remarks at the Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Days of Remembrance betrayed a total misunderstanding of what antisemitism actually is—and how it must be resisted.

May 10, 2024 / Omer Bartov

Students wrap Palestinian flag and Keffiye around the statue of George Washington at the George Washington University encampment protest.

Palestine Is Everywhere, and It Is Making Us More Free Palestine Is Everywhere, and It Is Making Us More Free

More letters from the apocalypse.

May 10, 2024 / George Abraham and Sarah Aziza

Members of the Original Big Seven Social Aid & Pleasure Club march in the 7th Ward on June 1, 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The second line parade was rescheduled after 19 people were shot and one more injured fleeing the scene on Mother's Day.

Racism Can Kill Black People Even When a Black Finger Pulls the Trigger Racism Can Kill Black People Even When a Black Finger Pulls the Trigger

Wounded in the biggest mass shooting in modern New Orleans history, African American activist Deborah Cotton embodied a true-crime parable of America’s Obama-Trump era.

May 10, 2024 / Mark Hertsgaard

Demonstration held in Jordan to show solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.

Students at Universities Across Jordan Are Protesting for Gaza Students at Universities Across Jordan Are Protesting for Gaza

For months, thousands have flooded the country’s streets in protest. But students say that the surge of encampments in America helped increase actions at Jordanian universities.

May 10, 2024 / StudentNation / Esther Sun

Jews demonstrate calling for a cease-fire amid war between Israel and Hamas, at Grand Central Station in New York City on October 27, 2023.

A New Jewishness Is Being Born Before Our Eyes A New Jewishness Is Being Born Before Our Eyes

The future of our people is being written on campuses and in the streets. Thousands of Jews of all ages are creating something better than what we inherited.

May 10, 2024 / Will Alden

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

Can a presidential candidate afford to lose gray matter to parasites?

May 9, 2024 / Jeet Heer

A campus police officer stand stands at the ready as protesters demonstrate at the University of Chicago on May 3, 2024.

Campus Police Are Among the Armed Heavies Cracking Down on Students Campus Police Are Among the Armed Heavies Cracking Down on Students

While some of the worst behavior has come from local and state police, university police have shown themselves to be just as capable of brutality.

May 9, 2024 / Alex S. Vitale

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