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Freedom Shul of the Poor

I can’t attend this because it’s chag, but folks who aren’t limited that way, let me encourage you to go. There’s nothing more important right now than the work that the Poor People’s Campaign is doing – building a movement…

The White Supremacist Next Door

He lived next door to us with his elderly mother: as caretaker, we assumed.  Frank Smith was clean-shaven and well-groomed. My mother described him as “prematurely gray,” though the color of his crew cut seemed about right to me.  Mostly…

Difficult Elections

Erin Graff Zivin is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature, Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature, and Director of the Graduate Certificate program in Translation Studies at the University of Southern California Thought I saw an eagle But it might…

Fighting the Good Fights

DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles and NBA veteran Stephen Jackson provided a one-two punch this week with the posting and defending of a virulent anti-Semitic screed. While he attributed his words to Hitler (and as it turns out even…

Daniel Sieradski