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Ignoring Antisemitism Only Makes It Stronger

Humanity's Oldest Hatred

Antisemitism is back in vogue. What is especially worrying this time is how many seek to downplay it or repeat its tropes without realizing it.

Can India’s Opposition March to Victory Against Modi?

The Gandhi Gambit

India's opposition, led by the Congress party, completes today an ambitious 2,260-mile-long march from the south to the north of the country. While it has added to leader Rahul Gandhi’s popularity, it remains uncertain whether this will translate into votes.

Andrew Tate and the Moral Bankruptcy of Muslim Proselytization

Andrew Tate and the Moral Bankruptcy of Muslim Proselytization

At first glance, Andrew Tate can easily be dismissed as a product of an inflammatory online culture. Fringe groups that are usually on opposing sides, like the far right, anti-vaxxers and some Muslims who have long believed in conspiracy theories, are now drawn to Tate’s content, often for similar reasons.

Why the Media Didn’t Publish the Muhammad Paintings at the Heart of the Hamline Controversy

Why the Media Didn’t Publish the Muhammad Paintings at the Heart of the Hamline Controversy

The uproar about paintings of the Prophet Muhammad on campus shows legacy media need to interrogate the entrenched ideas that shape their coverage.

J.D. Vance and the Myth of White Exceptionalism

J.D. Vance and the Myth of White Exceptionalism

As J.D. Vance enters as a freshman senator, we risk misunderstanding him as a passive figure with no clear agenda, as merely a tool of Peter Thiel or Donald Trump. To make sense of Vance’s project, we must fathom the complex positioning of a new white exceptionalism in America.

Cracking Down on the Right To Love in Palestine

Cracking Down on the Right To Love in Palestine

While falling in love with a Jewish citizen of Israel would be straightforward — marrying an Israeli citizen entitles one to a residency permit and eventual citizenship — falling in love with a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank is a different story.

An Academic Is Fired Over a Medieval Painting of the Prophet Muhammad

An Academic Is Fired Over a Medieval Painting of the Prophet Muhammad

An instructor who showed an Islamic painting during a visual analysis was publicly impugned for hate speech and dismissed without due process. As a scholar specializing in representations of the Prophet Muhammad, it is my duty to share accurate information about the painting at the heart of the controversy.