Left and right agree on one point. The president’s re-election campaign is way ahead online.
Alexander Chee"Geofencing" uses your phone tracking to tell campaigns the religious meetings, marches, and political rallies you attend, and passes along a cell phone ID number, home address, partisan affiliation and the identifying information of the people around you.
The embattled Establishment assembles to celebrate the Times Op-Ed columnist’s book on antisemitism.
Alexander CheeCriticism is not violence but pretending it is while pretending that you’re brave or even a hero for receiving it is... disgusting. And congratulations for not needing those queer political points, Bari, some of us spent or even gave up our lives for that.
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Alexander Chee"The whole language of writing for me is finding out what you don’t want to know, what you don’t want to find out. But something forces you to anyway." - James Baldwin, @parisreview Art of Fiction Interview No. 78
For too long, I knew only part of the story of the riots of 1969.
Alexander CheeWhen I was a young queer activist in the 1980s, we used to joke about how there was no queer card, no license to be queer. For @newrepublic, I reflect on that, as I write about three new books that each figure Stonewall differently.
While the body counts from domestic terror attacks mount, the analysts looking into those attacks have been moved.
Alexander CheeCitizens protesting Trump family separation policies became a threat requiring private surveillance at the same time the Trump administration decided White supremacist terrorists did not require special attention
Jennifer Chong Schneider considers what it is to be Asian, maligned, and fetishized in dating — and questions her own desire when she dates someone of her own ethnicity for the first time.
Alexander CheeThis Jennifer Chong Schneider essay is so wonderfully full. I could say it is about how “interracial dating” when you’re mixed race and bi falls apart in your hands and that’s not even all of what’s here