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I’ve seen a lot of beautiful things in my life. I’ve been in the Sagrada Familia and The Louvre. I’ve seen Vienna and I’ve seen Bangkok. I’ve been at Copan and I’ve been at Ayutthaya. I’ve been in the deserts of New Mexico and I’ve been in the deserts of Bolivia. I’ve walked through Times […]

On Looting

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On June 21, 2020

The invaluable historian Robin D.G. Kelley had a great op-ed a few days ago on how we need to think about how we think about looting. Let me offer a more productive question instead: What is the effec

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The Small Town Protests

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On June 9, 2020
One of the most amazing things about the protest against police violence is how universal they are. I have to say that an article about the electoral implications of these protests seems a bit gauche to me. But what is actually important here is that all of these towns are actually seeing real protest actions. […]
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Resist the Fascists!

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On April 22, 2018
This is outstanding: About 60 people protesting recent raids of the Western North Carolina’s Hispanic community encircled a public picnic shelter where federal immigration authorities were eating lunch Friday afternoon. To the beat of a small brass band, protesters shouted “El pueblo, unido, jamás será vencido!” — The people, united, will never be defeated! — […]
I’m sorry that I haven’t been posting lately. Lots of travel and work. But I do have a shiny new episode of Foreign Entanglements—yes, I’ve joined the masthead there and thereby moved forward Rob’s plans for total LGM domination—in which I talk with Yuval Weber about Russia, Trump, and Syria. And yes, I can’t figure out […]

Protest Works

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On January 28, 2017

Congratulations to all the amazing people who went to the airports across the country at a moment’s notice–the lawyers, the translators, and the people just flat out outraged that our coun

Solidarity

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On January 28, 2017

We need a lot more of this. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has announced on Twitter that it is halting passenger pickups at JFK airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under President

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