- 17 August 1999, 15 years later: “I still sometimes feel shaking but there is no quake."
- What’s the Worst Hurricane Anyone in Your Town Remembers?
- Slant Rhymes: Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb on ‘Memory City’
- Feminist Ekphrasis and the Example of Louise Bourgeois
- “Classified as neither workers nor students, many graduate students have inadequate protections against sexual violence.”
- The Terror Metanarrative and the Rabaa Massacre
- How to Hide a Nuclear Missile
- Forgotten Sea: The Falconers of the Eastern Pontos
- "We should not have to prove Mike Brown was worthy of living."
- Thinking About Michael Brown and the African Burial Ground
- “Please keep your rage polite and orderly.”
- “We all know that hands raised in the air at a moment of conflict indicate surrender.”
- “Police in Ferguson, Missouri, once charged a man with destruction of property for bleeding on their uniforms while four of them allegedly beat him.”
- The Black Iron Fences of St. Louis
- Claiming Humanity: A Black Critique of the Concept of Bare Life
- What I Saw in Ferguson
- Itemizing Atrocity
- Ferguson is also a Net Neutrality Issue
- The Right to Parent, Even if You are Poor
- Calling the White Man’s Police
- Grandmother Sentenced to Prison for Protesting US Drone Base
- "They under-perform because their white lower middle-class culture values sociability”
- “a pilot program for a massive facial recognition surveillance system”
- University of California steps up out-of-state recruiting
- The invisible force behind college admissions
- Elections and tuition
- Endless adjunct run, the video game
- "[D]emographers predict that one in every three American schoolchildren will be arrested by the age of twenty-three"
- A legal analysis of academic freedom in the Salaita case
- Cary Nelson: the lackey of power
- Reading Salaita in Illinois, part 1 and part 2
- The co-chair of the search committee that hired Steven Salaita speaks out
- Imagine you are a Palestinian academic or student
- Michael Brown's school
- Itemizing atrocity
- Black kids don't have to be college-bound for their deaths to be tragic
- "You want to know who our leader is? Mike Brown."
- Race, disavowal, and urban decline at the trial of Theodore Wafer
- “On the Slaughter”: A political poem’s ironic new lifeThe Camel Ambulance of Achro Thar
- "Summer is the season of body politics”
- The Growing Quandary of Dark Tourism
- On “Listening” as metaphor for feminized social media labor
- Eve of the Qur?an, Eve of the Bible
- Regulations For Your Rage
- Has the American Dream Been Achieved at the Expense of the American Negro?
- "hipster-esque henna"
- The Elephant In the Racialised Room: The Conundrum of Black-Arabness
- Neocolonialism, multiculturalism and settler states
- "The Mad Nun of Lebanon": the Strange Case of Lady Hester Stanhope
- "This fantasy of racial convergence, and post-racial or supra-racial beauty, is a common one, if sometimes insidious"
- Salman Rushdie, Edward Said, and Moral Courage
- Coffee & qat on the Royal Danish expedition to Arabia
- The Mediterranean influences on early Christianity in the British Isles
- American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire
- The Sursocks at Sofar & the Making of Modern Lebanon
- Iraq & Syria’s Poetic Borders
- Writing the History of Palestine & the Palestinians
- A 1940s plan to resettle Jewish refugees in Australia
- The Asian presence in Brazil, 16th-18th centuries
- Arab migration to the Chinese city of Yi Wu
- Aga Ali Asker's journey from Shiraz to Bangalore
- Sindhi Hindus & The Partition Of India
- Pakistan's Hindu temples
- The Islamic State's Destruction of Shrines in Historical Perspective
- Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire
- Music & the Nation in Greek & Turkish Contexts
- Reeling in the Raj: India in early non-fiction film
- Laleh Khalili on Abdulrazak Gurnah’s By the Sea
- Legacies of British Slave-Ownership
- "Americans have never properly confronted the country’s colonial infrastructure or its imperial legacies"
- Idele Muc, the Al Capone of Tarnów
- How to take a 16th-century bath
War comes home.
Ferguson in historical perspective.
Obama could stop the inversions.
Direct fee extraction from probationers.
400,000 images from the Met.
Prison privatization: maggots in food, food shortages, food poisoning.
Piketty reviews: the theater of inequality; the rigged game.
Just 5 CEOs of the top 1000 companies are women.
- "A Turkish man called police after he spotted the rotting carcass of a two-headed dolphin on a beach."
- "The anal exam, a widely discredited 'test' for homosexuality, which remains a criminal offense in Lebanon."
- "That's your real house, jail."
- "In the collision Thursday, more than 100 gallons of diesel fuel and 6,500 gallons of milk were spilled."
- “Just how is a homeless person supposed to do all the things necessary for overcoming their homelessness?”
- "He only got about 45 minutes of sleep last year between the rumble of trucks going in and out of the Lincoln Tunnel."
- "An 809-pound tiger shark..has been cooked and served to more than 90 poor and homeless Texans.”
- "My daily workout was a crack pipe and a six-pack.”
- "Give a man..drones, tanks, and..armor, and he'll..think..his job isn't..to maintain peace, but to eradicate danger."
- “The bottle and lab in the car was about the size of the lab that blew the wall out of the Travel Inn,” Luna said.
- “‘What is your hope for the future?' One woman burst into tears, and she said, ‘Nobody’s ever asked me that.’"
- "I am that penguin, obviously--and so, I would venture a guess, are you... even if, strictly speaking, you are not.”
"one gets the sense that the only way to generate a modicum of concern or empathy for black people is to raise the stakes and to emphasize the extraordinary nature of the violations and the suffering."
"There are far more attempts to understand police on television and in the movies than there are attempts to empathize with black men, whether or not those men happen to be cops."
Legal defense fund for those arrested in #Ferguson