03 August 2023

As the heatwave intensifies across the country, as workers exposed to the heat collapse on the job in increasing numbers — some of them die — Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has signed a law nullifying local ordinances in the state that...

25 July 2023

Donald Trump is a man of many words. All of them no more than a few syllables. I know he speaks the English language, one word after another. But does he have to speak it so poorly? 

The blood that runs through my...

23 July 2023

[Along with other intellectuals, I was asked by a New Zealand solidarity group to share a few ideas on what meaningful solidarity with Palestine entails. This talk inspired the article below.]

 It is a new era in Palestine.

19 July 2023

This is the perfect opportunity for Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, to exit the stage. But he will not. 


Abbas’ brief visit to the devastated Jenin refugee camp in the northern...

28 June 2023

I was reading about bumble bees recently — specifically, their looming demise, thanks to human greed and ignorance — and started thinking about the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. We should have eaten from it!


15 June 2023

It’s something of an understatement to say that we are all awakening again today in uncharted territory. And, the rule of law prevails.

Despite his avalanche of trumped-up cries of innocence, and despite the wolf whistles on his...


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