Central to the justification for the “war on terror” by right-wing and liberal administrations was the simple idea that the United States has the right to impose its will on the rest of the world. The results, unsurprisingly, were disastrous.
Deepa Kumar is president of AFT-AAUP Rutgers, associate professor of journalism and media studies, and author of many articles and books, including Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire.
Rutgers faculty just won a historic contract by threatening to strike. That confidence came from years of organizing and fighting the corporate university.
How Hillary Clinton backers deployed faux feminism and privilege politics to divert attention from her destructive policies.
Donald Trump is no lone wolf. Islamophobia can be found across the political mainstream.
Homeland’s key accomplishment is to naturalize the workings of the national security state in the Obama era.