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Aaron Bushnell

Aaron Bushnell Told Us Why He Self-Immolated—Why Didn't We Believe Him? Aaron Bushnell Told Us Why He Self-Immolated—Why Didn't We Believe Him?

When a dissident’s political act is reduced to a set of personal maladies, his or her message can be all too easily massaged away.

Jul 18, 2024 / Nan Levinson

Palestinian children watch as an Israeli bulldozer works in the West Bank hamlet of Khan al-Ahmar, Thursday, July 5, 2018.

The Horror in Israel and Palestine Began Half a Century Ago The Horror in Israel and Palestine Began Half a Century Ago

From the very start, Jewish violence has accompanied the proliferation of settlements.

Jul 16, 2024 / Ellen Cantarow

Say Their Names: Journalists Killed in Gaza Say Their Names: Journalists Killed in Gaza

Since October 7, 108 media workers have been killed—103 Palestinian, two Israeli, and three Lebanese—and 32 journalists injured.

Jul 11, 2024 / OppArt / Rosa Borrás

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is bowman-flag-getty.jpg Representative Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) lost his bid for reelection to New York’s 16th Congressional District.

Jamaal Bowman Didn’t Lose Because of AIPAC Jamaal Bowman Didn’t Lose Because of AIPAC

Their astonishing spending mattered less than how the congressman’s Jewish constituents weighed his words and actions.

Jun 26, 2024 / Back Talk / Alexis Grenell

NYPD officers arrest a Pro-Palestine protester during a rally at Baruch College on June 05, 2024 in New York City.

Muslim Women Are Having Their Hijabs Torn Off by Police All Over America Muslim Women Are Having Their Hijabs Torn Off by Police All Over America

Women across the country are having their civil rights blatantly violated while in police custody.

Jun 24, 2024 / Saliha Bayrak

Project 2025: Vought's Your Problem?

Project 2025: Vought's Your Problem? Project 2025: Vought's Your Problem?

Not too bad to be true.

Jun 24, 2024 / This Week / Steve Brodner

Lawson with microphone

The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., 1928–2024 The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., 1928–2024

The “greatest teacher of nonviolence in America” was a mentor to generations of activists, from Martin Luther King Jr. to today’s union organizers and immigrant rights campaigners...

Jun 13, 2024 / Obituary / Peter Dreier

Pope Francis leading the weekly general audience in Vatican City.

Why Did a Progressive Pope Use a Gay Slur? Why Did a Progressive Pope Use a Gay Slur?

Given Francis’s apparent embrace of LGBTQ people, many found his use of the offensive term frociaggine confounding—blame fragile masculinity.

Jun 11, 2024 / Michael F. Pettinger

Activists from Jewish Voice for Peace occupy the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty on November 6, 2023.

Why the Establishment Loves Smearing Young People as Antisemites Why the Establishment Loves Smearing Young People as Antisemites

Pundits and politicians are elevating blatantly dishonest polls to shore up an indefensible war.

Jun 7, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Looking up at the sign outside the Department of Health and Human Services building, against a sunny sky.

Project 2025 Has Bad Medicine for HHS Project 2025 Has Bad Medicine for HHS

Under Trump, the Department of Health and Human Services would become the “Department of Life” once again—and worse.

Jun 4, 2024 / Feature / Joan Walsh

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