Historian Joshua Freeman discusses the strange and poignant experience of teaching his final semester under the pall of COVID.
If Marx and Engels were right that capitalism creates “its own grave-diggers,” then the most revolutionary of these grave-diggers are the colonized people—the women, the children, the minorities, the immigrants, and the people of color.
Good intentions and short-sighted thinking have turned prison reform in California into a COVID catastrophe, argues legal scholar Hadar Aviram.
Sites that mark the injustice of the past may be unexpected casualties of climate change.
We often trip over historical analogies when trying to interpret the present. But the French writer offered a different way of thinking about time.
Nearly 70 years ago, civil rights activists asked: why shouldn’t the perpetual destruction of black lives in America be considered genocide?
Walt Whitman gives us a window into the ways that Americans once dealt with unmanageable tragedy.
Chia-Chia Lin’s novel captures the bittersweet flavor of Asian-American dreams – those broken and realized alike.