California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
Why do university students and graduate workers in the US organize in defense of Palestine? How did the demand for universities to divest from Israel turn into a labor issue? UC Santa Cruz labor activist Isabel Kain gives her view on the ongoing strike
California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
What do the recent elections in India mean for the country’s Left? What explains Modi’s success and how can principles set forth in India’s Constitution be defended? Journalist and editor Nachiket Kulkarni shares his notes
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
Resisting Authoritarianism
Resisting Authoritarianism
On May 28, the Georgian parliament finally approved the law “On the Transparency of Foreign Influence”, which looks a lot like the infamous Russian law on “foreign agents”. How will it affect the future of the country and why did its adoption trigger mass protests?
Resisting Authoritarianism
Resisting Authoritarianism
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine
How has the war shaped the ethnic policy in Tatarstan? What do the White Cat and the construction of the Cathedral Mosque have to do with it? How will the redistribution of military spending change the republic’s budget and what do local elites think about it? Here is a report from the Republic
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine
The ICD and the Future of Russian Psychiatry
The ICD and the Future of Russian Psychiatry
How will patients and doctors be affected by the refusal by Russian psychiatrists to switch to the new international classification of diseases? Why does psychiatry remain one of the most conservative fields of medicine in Russia? Journalist Natalya Saneeva reports
The ICD and the Future of Russian Psychiatry
The ICD and the Future of Russian Psychiatry
Military Animals: A Secret Threat
Military Animals: A Secret Threat
What kind of animals are being conscripted for military service in the 21st century, and most importantly, why? What role do insects, raccoons, and dolphins play in the Russian propaganda machine? Philosophers Zoe Komaroff and Ivan Humanoff discuss the symbolic link between animals and militarism
Military Animals: A Secret Threat
Military Animals: A Secret Threat