Post-Trump, immigrant justice is far out of the spotlight. But many immigrant rights activists, like those organizing to shutter a dismal ICE facility in Elizabeth, New Jersey, haven’t given up, despite a tough slog of fighting the Trump-like policies of Joe Biden.
Whitney Strub is the author of Perversion for Profit: The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right. He teaches history at Rutgers University-Newark and is a proud member of the Rutgers AAUP-AFT and North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America.
With Jeffrey Escoffier’s passing this week, the world has lost a great thinker who took sex as seriously as politics and never lost sight of their intimate connections. Farewell to a titan of the queer socialist left.