They claim there is a “People of Donbass.” There is not.
“As often the most vulnerable in our cities, immigrants face struggles that reflect the wider landscape of housing precarity.”
For the righting of historical wrongs, to simply transfer property continues to perpetuate violence. True reparations require far more work.
Teach the history of colonization and decolonization—for this is the best antidote to the venom of exclusion and racism that threatens France.
In painting immigrants, George W. Bush seeks to ingratiate himself with the American public. But his crimes must be remembered.
White supremacy tells us we do not belong, but we do have a place in history.
“The question becomes, What can we do to make democracy more economically, socially, and politically just?”
Digital tech cannot stop climate change merely by “greening” individual consumption.
“Anyone who comes in the way of the ‘good times’ becomes a threat to capital, and to the nation-state itself.”
What should schools teach about the Constitution? And should they teach feelings, aspiration, or fact?
Even with colonialism and slavery ended, black life remains unfree. What will it take to go from emancipation to liberation?
What to do with Confederate statues in the US South? Martinique didn’t just destroy its colonial-era statues—it rebuilt them into something else.
Millions of items looted from Africa during the colonial era remain housed in private collections and museums around the world.
Critiquing the Enlightenment is essential, because there the asylum, prison, and science itself unveil their violent foundations.
As more and more protests make clear, the bodies of Black people playing sports are not outside history. Indeed, they never have been.
Lovecraft Country runs on a formula: genre clichés—however racist—only need to be painted over, so as to be enjoyed without guilt.
There is a moment early on in Hazel Carby’s Imperial Intimacies when she writes about the ways her mother Iris—as a Welsh woman—refused Englishness but still embraced Britishness. This is revealed in her mother’s dismay that ...
When presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a heckler that “corporations are people, my friend” during a 2011 campaign appearance at the Iowa State ...
What is specific to or even unique about the condition of “rightlessness,” to the ...
The US has never been a democracy. Perhaps, for some, the most recent indefinite imprisonment of undocumented immigrants in concentration camps finally shattered confidence in this US fantasy. And yet, for others, no amount of ...