The New Inquiry
White Defenders
May 23rd, 2017, 09:02 AM
One March afternoon in Laredo, Texas, a white 17-year-old named Harlan Carter came home from school to find his mother in distress. Three weeks prior,…
Virus in the System
May 17th, 2017, 09:02 AM
As a direct action collective emerging in the early 2000s, Gay Shame SF has cut a distinctively radical profile. It has organized principally against the…
On Feminism’s Fragile Army
May 15th, 2017, 09:02 AM
In the weeks leading up to the launch of Sara Ahmed’s Living a Feminist Life in March, I was most surprised by her nervousness. I…
Who Are You and What Do You Really Know?
May 13th, 2017, 09:02 AM
Many of us have encountered gaslighting: the tactic by which an individual, to gain power over an opponent, seeks to convince them that their failure…
May 12th, 2017, 09:02 AM
A Teach-In by Josmar Trujillo
Spell-Check Nation
May 10th, 2017, 09:02 AM
“Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and…
Trust in Instinct
May 9th, 2017, 09:02 AM
Though I have been involved in supporting survivors for most of my adult life, it took me a long time to recognize that I was…
Free Us All
May 8th, 2017, 09:02 AM
How do we free millions of people currently caged in prisons and jails in the United States? As an abolitionist, who believes that we must…
A Predictive Policing Syllabus
May 5th, 2017, 09:02 AM
In conjunction with the launch of our White Collar Crime Risk Zones application, The New Inquiry presents a reading list of critical writing on predictive…
Operation Streamline
May 3rd, 2017, 09:02 AM
The last person to be sentenced was a young woman, Ms. Galvez. All the other women and men had been escorted, in handcuffs, waist chains,…