It is clear that Stop Cop City represents one of the conjunctural spear tips for expanding the existing systems of counterinsurgency that span Africa, Asia, and the Arab world.
There will be no American garbage uprising
Sofia Samatar is the author of five books, most recently the memoir The White Mosque. Kate Zambreno is the author of nine books, most recently…
In feeling so othered, so alien, so alone and for so long, the orphan develops a taste for otherness itself. To be so truly unbelonged anywhere one has to create a self that belongs everywhere.
I felt the pull of a huge shift, a vortex swallowing a former shriveled identity and leaving me with the terror of choice, a new path.
In memory of Mahsa Amini (1999-2022), Mohamed Bouazizi (1984-2011), and Sarah Hegazi (1989-2020)
This piece has been adapted from Covid Year Three, an episode of Death Panel released earlier this month. It presents an incomplete timeline of the sociological production of the end…
A timeline of covid normalization in the US in 2022 (Part II)
A timeline of covid normalization in the US in 2022
Yūko Tsushima’s novel of a mother on the margins
An excerpt from On the Inconvenience of Other People (2022)
Excerpted from Health Communism (2022)
For the last half century, the international adoption of orphans has been used to cast imperial warfare and extraction as humanitarianism
It gives me great pleasure, as well as relief, that The New Inquiry has agreed to republish this landmark essay. For a while now, strangers…
White American nostalgia is neurotically fixated on social constructions that are imagined dead even as they become stronger, as evidenced by the twin histories of the mall and the Midwest
Bail Bloc 2.0
Our work on immigration, ICE, borders, and detention
An excerpt from The Law of the Sea by Annalisa Camilli
The criminalization of humanitarian aid at the border enacts a fantasy of desolate individuation. Scott Warren’s felony trial reiterates the necessity to keep reaching out.
A recent Supreme Court decision reminds us that the law has no interest in lifting the veil that covers immigration prisons
What would it look like to put a power structure on trial? Interweaving visual narratives of the Mexico–United States border show the uneasy relation between objects and people.
The soft patriotic trust in Canada's softly administered border is fully compatible with the logic of restriction.
The end of Defend Europe’s fascistic campaign to block migrants’ boats in the Mediterranean doesn’t mean the threat is over
The border’s dream is for undocumented immigrants to be its most reliable missionaries. But the immigrant who crosses the border is the affirmation of a life that transcends it.
An immigrant in the water is a story or a lesson, but an immigrant on land is our responsibility--they might become our neighbor
It is no longer plausible to describe the state’s borders as geographically fixed or the state as distinguishable from capital or “markets.”
Guantánamo Diary's missing passages connect it with the US empire's deeper history of far-flung capture and detention networks