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Ralph Nader: The Summer of Student Activist Protests

Berkeley Free Palestine Camp. Mx. Granger, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons By Ralph Nader / Nader.org At many college campuses, students are protesting in opposition to the Biden Administration’s unconditional backing, with weapons and diplomatic cover, of Netanyahu’s continuing serial war crimes slaughtering tens of thousands of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, most of them children and […]

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The Distortion of Campus Protests Over Gaza

Students protest to support Gaza outside the Israeli consulate in New York City by Joe Catron is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 / Flickr By Helen Benedict / TomDispatch Helicopters have been throbbing overhead for days now. Nights, too. Police are swarming the streets of Broadway, many in riot gear. Police vans, some as big as a city bus, are […]

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‘All Because Columbia Refuses to Divest’: Police Storms Campus, Violently Arrest Dozens

Columbia Encampment and Protestors. ProudFarmerScholar, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons By Jake Johnson / Common Dreams Hundreds of New York City police officers descended on Columbia University Tuesday night to arrest dozens of pro-Palestinian student protesters and dismantle a Gaza solidarity encampment that inspired campus protests across the United States, with demonstrators calling on their schools to divest from companies […]