OPINION

BREXIT: THE POISON AND HOW WE CLEAN IT UP

SHANE BOOTHBY / June 30. 2016

The racism and xenophobia seen in the wake of the Brexit vote has a longer history. The way for society to begin facing up to past blindness is to stand up to abuse and hate in public and offer hope, or risk being an accessory.

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OPINION

#ALTJEWS: ALT RIGHT KAPOS, JEWISH UNCLE TOMS

ZACHARY GALLANT / June 24. 2016

The newly-arising #AltJew movement is an ugly, abusive, self-hating phenomenon with sinister historical roots.

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CULTURE

UPROOTED: STORIES OF GENTRIFICATION

SHANE BOOTHBY / June 21. 2016

The story of Myatt's Field North estate is all too familiar but by focusing on the lives of residents being moved out, director and film-maker Ross Domoney seeks to tell a different side.

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CULTURE

PAUL RYAN IS WORMTAIL

LAWRENCE RICHARDS / June 13. 2016

If you don’t know much about Harry Potter this won’t make any sense.

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OPINION

HAS THE UN’S MISHANDLING OF ABUSE ALLEGATIONS COMPOUNDED VICTIMS’ TRAUMA?

SHANE BOOTHBY / June 11. 2016

Inaction over allegations and a lack of clarity over what support is being provided has the potential to extend the victims’ ordeal, worsen their situation, or re-traumatize them.

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OPINION

IF MONEY IS PROTECTED SPEECH, THEN BANNING BOYCOTTS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

ZACHARY GALLANT / June 8. 2016

The Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision effectively declared that money in politics is protected speech. In terms of economic transactions, few are more political than boycotts, and Governor Cuomo's Executive Order banning boycotts against Israel must be challenged constitutionally at the highest levels even if it depends on the Citizens United ruling.

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INVESTIGATION

QUEERING NORTH CAROLINA

LAWRENCE RICHARDS / June 6. 2016

The outrage surrounding North Carolina's bathroom bill has reawoken old insults about the state's character as backwards or reactionary. What if NC's true character is in reality better expressed by its resistance to that law?

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INVESTIGATION

TWISTING THE SYLLABUS

BLYTH BRENTNALL / June 3. 2016

Trapped by a disastrous education policy, teachers are resisting the Conservative curriculum by creatively reinterpreting it.

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OPINION

NATO’S ROLE IN THE RISE OF ISLAMIC EXTREMISM IN KOSOVO

ZACHARY GALLANT / May 31. 2016

The sudden rise of Wahhabism and Salafism in Kosovo has been funded by Saudi Arabia, but the groundwork for radicalization and extremism had already been laid by a decade of military occupation, corruption, and resource theft by NATO and US diplomats.

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