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The Campus Antifascist Network is Winning the Fight Against Fascism at Universities

Founders of the Campus Antifascist Network argues that fascism is not free speech, and that fascists should not be given a platform on University campuses.

Time Stands Still at the Super Bowl: Trump, Rules, and the Banality of American Liberalism

Leigh Claire La Berge on the Super Bowl LII and the fetishization of rules.

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Alec Baldwin, James Baldwin, and Apocalyptic Exceptionalism

Ratings for Saturday Night Live steadily declined for four consecutive seasons, starting in 2011, as Lorne Michaels struggled uncharacteristically to …

How Does This Story End?

By Hannah Deitch “The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people …

Trickle-Down Censorship in China: An Interview with JFK Miller

I first became acquainted with JFK Miller through Whyiwrite.net, a site he founded and curates of interviews with authors who …

Queer Shoulder to the Wheel: The Pervasive Politics of Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance

Lady Gaga, in a rooftop preamble to her halftime show at Super Bowl 51, sings to the America she wants …

Being an Immigrant is Hard Enough. Can’t We Just Be Compassionate?

By Ani Kokobobo I arrived at JFK almost 20 years ago from Albania, a Muslim-majority country then torn apart by political …

J is for Juxtaposition: The legacy of Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine

By Minal Hajratwala In 1989, when Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine came out, I was also coming out: a college sophomore already defining …

Haruki Murakami Has More Books Out in Korean than He Ever Will in English

Whenever someone has made progress studying a foreign language and asks which author they should try reading in that language, …