Their Violence and Ours
Capitalist politicians of all stripes are condemning "violence." But they never mean the daily violence committed by the police. They are condemning resistance against state violence.
Nathaniel FlakinMay 31, 2020
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 FlakinMay 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 BrainMay 10, 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 ReganAugust 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 VergaraJuly 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 VergaraJune 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 GomesMarch 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 TranNovember 17, 2018