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Ilhan Omar Calls Margaret Thatcher “Inspirational”

The progressive Democrat, Ilhan Omar, has referred to the former prime minister of the UK as a hero. This is liberal feminism in a nutshell.

Nathaniel Flakin

May 27, 2020

Ilhan Omar Signs AIPAC Letter Demanding Continued Arms Embargo on Iran

Ilhan Omar has signed onto a letter from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee calling for the continuation of the UN’s arms embargo on Iran. This is an indefensible decision and a massive betrayal of Omar’s anti-imperialist rhetoric.

Ezra Brain

May 10, 2020

Reform, Not Revolution: The Squad

The Squad is giving a new face to socialism in the U.S.—unfortunately, it’s one that supports the Democratic Party, the U.S. military, and capitalism.

Sonja Krieger

April 1, 2020

Palestinians and Critics Need Not Apply: Israel Denying Entry Is Nothing New

On Thursday, with Trump’s support, Israel denied entry to U.S. congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. This is not an anomaly but a state practice that reflects both Israel’s repression of criticism as well as its settler-colonial policies that target Palestinians and the Palestinian diaspora.

Tatum Regan

August 16, 2019

Donald Trump, the Squad and the War Against the Most Oppressed

Donald Trump’s attacks on Ilhan Omar and the “Squad” is yet another chapter in Trump’s war against People of Color and immigrants in the United States.

Jimena Vergara

July 19, 2019

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and the Criminal Alliance between Israel and the U.S.

When President Trump slanders Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, he speaks for the interests of American imperialism and its strategic alliance with Israel. Both Democrats and Republicans echo his statements.

Jimena Vergara

June 6, 2019

Ilhan Omar and the Perils of Criticizing Israel

Accusations of anti-Semitism continue to plague Rep. Ilhan Omar despite their obvious lack of credibility. While she has had some private support inside the Democratic Party, the attacks levied against her show that the party is struggling to remain both relevant to young voters and connected to Israeli lobbyists in its determination to support imperialism.

Francesca Gomes

March 18, 2019

Race, Class and Gender in the Midterms: Solidarity or Collision?

What the interplay of race, gender and class dynamics teaches us about Trumpism and the 2018 midterm election results.

Thuy Anh Tran

November 17, 2018