US Wars and Military Action

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

George W. Bush

When Will There Be Justice for the Survivors of Abu Ghraib? When Will There Be Justice for the Survivors of Abu Ghraib?

Twenty years later, the unforgettable images of torture at Abu Ghraib serve as a continuous reminder of the nature of American brutality in the War on Terror that has not ended.

May 7, 2024 / Maha Hilal

Barnard Faculty Walkout

College Faculty Members Are Teaching a Lesson in Solidarity College Faculty Members Are Teaching a Lesson in Solidarity

As students coast to coast continue to call on their universities to divest from Israel, professors are standing up for their right to protest.

May 7, 2024 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

Peggy Noonan

Campus Protesters Were Right to Spurn Peggy Noonan, Emblem of Media Obtuseness Campus Protesters Were Right to Spurn Peggy Noonan, Emblem of Media Obtuseness

Our narcissistic media elite doesn’t understand why their lies have made young people wary.

May 6, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Police Confront Pro-Palestinian Protesters At CCNY

Arresting Students for Opposing American Militarism Is a Moral Travesty Arresting Students for Opposing American Militarism Is a Moral Travesty

Protesters against US involvement in Israel's war on Gaza may not always get the details right, but they're on the right side of history.

May 3, 2024 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

Eric Adams, mayor of New York City, speaks at a press conference on February 8, 2024.

Eric Adams Is the Lying Face of the Campus Crackdown Eric Adams Is the Lying Face of the Campus Crackdown

New York’s mayor is the right man for the job of standing up for the indefensible.

May 3, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Gaza Solidarity Encampment Removal Protest

Scenes From the Gaza Solidarity Encampments Scenes From the Gaza Solidarity Encampments

We asked five student writers to talk about the pro-Palestine protests at their schools, how their administrations have responded, and what the next steps are for organizers.

May 3, 2024 / Comment / StudentNation

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (L) and former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan (R)

If Joe Biden Really Wants to Celebrate Press Freedom, He Should Free Julian Assange If Joe Biden Really Wants to Celebrate Press Freedom, He Should Free Julian Assange

Joe Biden will celebrate World Press Freedom Day tomorrow. But it is a safe bet that he'll have nothing to say about Assange or Imran Khan, both behind bars for defying the US.

May 2, 2024 / Charles Glass

Defense Secretary Austin, General Brown Hold Media Briefing At The Pentagon

The Ukraine Aid Package Heightens the Risk of Escalation  The Ukraine Aid Package Heightens the Risk of Escalation 

The passage by Congress of the latest aid package to Ukraine was met with cheers, but there is ample reason for caution.

May 2, 2024 / James Carden and Katrina vanden Heuvel

At the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis, a few hundred people gathered outside Coffman Memorial Union to call for a cease-fire in Gaza before setting up an encampment on the lawn Monday afternoon, April 29, 2024.

The Abolitionist Roots of Anti-War Encampments The Abolitionist Roots of Anti-War Encampments

From Minneapolis to Manhattan, the encampments now spreading across college campuses are built on the same principles as abolitionist spaces like George Floyd Square.

May 2, 2024 / Alyssa Oursler and Anna DalCortivo

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