For the past week, Northwestern students have been marching daily to demand that the University abolish the Northwestern police force, which cited nonviolent student protestors for demonstrating outside of the Jeff Sessions talk in 2019, and to cut...
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd“While our Jewish community may hold a variety of opinions on the nature and future of Zionism, we reiterate that criticism of Israel, condemnation of the brutal Israeli occupation, as well as rejection of Zionism...are not antisemitic.”
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is crafting plans to deploy about 150 federal agents to Chicago this week, the Chicago Tribune has learned, a move that would come amid growing controversy nationally about federal force being used in...
Elizabeth Shakman HurdThis is not law and order. This is an assault on the people of this country, the specific protections of protest & press in the 1st Amendment, and the Constitution’s assignment of policing to local authorities — not from a president acting like a despot.
Federal authorities said they would bring order to Portland, Ore., after weeks of protests there. Local leaders believe the federal presence is making things worse.
Elizabeth Shakman HurdBORTAC makes an appearance in the streets of Portland. If you don’t know what that is you may find out soon if you attend a protest. Border policing strategy has come home. “What we’re seeing in Portland should concern everybody in this country,”
This is what happens when we value certain lives more than others.
Elizabeth Shakman HurdThe racial contract: “The plan was to buy time to take the necessary steps to open the country safely. But the Trump administration did not do that, because it did not consider the lives of the people dying worth the effort or money required to save them.”
Art by Marithza Quiroz
Scholarships and fellowships are essential for many undocumented students to pay for higher education, especially students who do not qualify for in-state tuition and state-based financial aid. Undocumented students...
Elizabeth Shakman HurdThis list contains 344 undergraduate and 302 graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships that do not require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency (425 are open to individuals who don’t have DACA).
Newly uncovered documents show the consulting giant helped ICE find “detention savings opportunities” — including measures the agency’s staff sometimes viewed as too harsh on immigrants.
Elizabeth Shakman HurdMust-read on the privatization of border enforcement. And it’s not only Trump. I don’t know how these McKinsey folks sleep at night and Buttigieg also has some questions to answer.
CNN has fired commentator Marc Lamont Hill for advocating for a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine crisis in a speech at the United Nations. Hill believes that given the extent of settlement activity in Palestinian territory occupied by...
Elizabeth Shakman HurdSign here to protest Marc Lamont Hill’s firing for speaking the truth about Palestine and Palestinian suffering.
‘Cultural Marxism’ might sound postmodern but it’s got a long, toxic history.
Elizabeth Shakman HurdMust read on the execrable history of "cultural Marxism"-- the alt-right's preferred meme defending Western 'order' against Judeo-Bolshevik 'chaos;' unjustifiable privilege against new claimants. "An old affair posing as new insight" warns @samuelmoyn