In the early 2000s, activists began to campaign against the extraction of “conflict minerals.” Today, violence continues unabated in eastern Congo, underscoring the misguided frameworks governing transnational intervention.
The Movement for Black Lives has developed an incipient internationalist language and vision, with the potential to remap America’s place in the world.
In the spectacularly violent world of Squid Game, exploitation and brutality are built on the illusion of choice.
Sarah Jones discusses her recent essay, “An Atheist Reconsiders God in the Pandemic.”
Academia once seemed to provide an escape from capitalism. Two new novels question the very concept of refuge itself.
Following Mexico’s Supreme Court ruling to decriminalize abortion, feminists in the country continue to help people access care. Their work can serve as a model for U.S. activists navigating the limits of state health services.
A roundtable on how COVID-19 has changed American universities.
Student experiments in DIY justice point to the shortcomings of the current Title IX system in confronting sexual harm on campuses.
Organizers now recognize that to remake higher education as a public good, they must fight and win at the national level.
Introducing our Fall 2021 special section, “Back to School.”
The issues most important to Michel Foucault have moved from the margins to become major preoccupations of political life. But what did Foucault actually teach?
A vision of a food system reliant on small family farmers producing local food ignores the necessity of addressing major problems at scale.