January 12, 2022 | King looked beyond our borders — not only at injustice, but at how people worked together to end it. It’s an example we need today.
Articles by Khury Petersen-Smith
September 7, 2021 | Julian Aguon’s ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’ is a thoughtful meditation on how, to understand problems at the center of a colonial society, we have to look at the margins.
August 10, 2020 | The repression we saw in Portland wasn't new -- only the targets were.
March 25, 2020 | Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat.
March 6, 2020 | Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
January 8, 2020 | As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
October 15, 2019 | It is sickening that the U.S. would deliver the Kurds to Turkish violence, but that doesn't mean we should embrace the U.S. presence in Syria.
July 15, 2019 | If a war breaks out, it won’t be because the Trump administration “bumbled” into one.
February 21, 2019 | Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s a political winner for the left.
September 25, 2018 | The United States is helping Oman militarize its border with Yemen, trapping refugees from the U.S.-backed bombing of the country.