a global intellectual commons

Greek terracotta relief heroes
February 21, 2024
Living with wrongdoing
A street sign as been replaced with a hand-painted with a sign reading "Navalny St" as part of a memorial outside the Consulate-General of Russia, New York City, on February 18, 2024.
February 20, 2024
Alexei Navalny will forever remain a symbol of hope for change in Russia
Photograph of Palestinian man and children sitting outside a house after an Israeli air strike, in the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, on October 12 2023.
Colonization
The US Should Only Support a Multiethnic, Nonsectarian Israel
February 13, 2024
Colonization
Beyond Colonialism in a Sentimental Mood
December 4, 2023
Books
A Botany of Decolonization
February 13, 2023
Colonization
How My Grandmother Ceased to Be African
May 11, 2022
Colonization
A Pencil For Your Land
September 20, 2021
Greek terracotta relief heroes
Gun Violence
Traumatized Heroes
February 21, 2024
Philosophy
Doll Power
September 20, 2023
Philosophy
When Words Lose Their Meaning
May 15, 2023
Religion
Why Christianity and the Fate of American Democracy Are Intertwined
September 26, 2022 and
New York City
Good Jewish Boys Gone Bad
August 31, 2022
Poster for Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. Purple and black poster with a black and white photograph of protestors and the text "The Fight for freedom ... is at home."
Activism
Elite Capture and Racial Capital, from the University to Palestine
Activism
Cinelogue Is Decolonizing the Film Canon
December 19, 2023 and
Activism
Scholars Call for an End to the Violence in Israel and Palestine
December 11, 2023
Activism
Questioning Art in a Time of War
December 6, 2023
Still image of two women from Sling Shot Hip Hop by Jackie Reem Salloum
Activism
A Pioneering Palestinian Film Offers a Quantum of Solace
November 29, 2023
Greek terracotta relief heroes
Gun Violence
Traumatized Heroes
February 21, 2024
A street sign as been replaced with a hand-painted with a sign reading "Navalny St" as part of a memorial outside the Consulate-General of Russia, New York City, on February 18, 2024.
Democracy
The Man Who Was Too Strong
February 20, 2024
Poster for Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. Purple and black poster with a black and white photograph of protestors and the text "The Fight for freedom ... is at home."
Activism
Elite Capture and Racial Capital, from the University to Palestine
Photograph of Palestinian man and children sitting outside a house after an Israeli air strike, in the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, on October 12 2023.
Colonization
The US Should Only Support a Multiethnic, Nonsectarian Israel
February 13, 2024
Gaza City 2023
Democracy
Wars of De-Civilization
February 5, 2024
Soviet POWs covering a mass grave after the Babi Yar massacre, October 1, 1941. Credit: Johannes Hähle, Wikimedia Commons
Genocide
Preventing Genocide
February 14, 2024
Photograph of Palestinian man and children sitting outside a house after an Israeli air strike, in the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, on October 12 2023.
Colonization
The US Should Only Support a Multiethnic, Nonsectarian Israel
February 13, 2024
Jeffrey Wright in American Fiction
Film & Performing Arts
American Fiction Offers a New Spin on the Challenges Facing Black Artists
February 12, 2024
Podcast
Sex, Death, and the Eyes of a Nation
February 7, 2024
Film & Performing Arts
Netflix Revives the Genre of the “Blaxploitation” Film to Attract Black Subscribers
December 18, 2023