• Dossier No. 76: The New Cold War is sending tremors through Northeast Asia
    Dossier No. 76: The New Cold War is sending tremors through Northeast Asia

    This dossier looks at how the U.S.-led New Cold War against China is destabilizing Northeast Asia, focusing on the Korean Peninsula, Taiwan Strait, and Japan.

    Letters of protest: Colleges suppress dissent while closing their eyes to genocide, extended version
    Letters of protest: Colleges suppress dissent while closing their eyes to genocide, extended version

    As a former college teacher, one who witnessed the attacks on those who protested against the War in Vietnam and who studied the repression on campuses during the McCarthy period, I became so appalled at what was being done to our brave and courageous college students that I began to write letters to the leaders of what are, in reality, academic enterprises.

    U.S. dooms itself to defeat in peaceful competition with China
    U.S. dooms itself to defeat in peaceful competition with China

    Superficially in the recent period the U.S. has attempted to display two apparently contradictory sides of its policy to China.

    Aesthetics after Autonomy with Grant Kester
    Aesthetics after Autonomy with Grant Kester

    Money on the Left is joined by Grant Kester, professor of Art History at University of California, San Diego. We speak with Kester about his multi-decade career, researching and teaching the history of socially engaged art. 

    Humboldt and Gaza: Berlin Bulletin No. 222, May 4, 2024
    Humboldt and Gaza: Berlin Bulletin No. 222, May 4, 2024

    It was May 10th in Germany’s terrible year 1933, Hitler had been in power for hardly three months, when students and staff emptied the university libraries of forbidden books and threw them, an estimated 20,000 books by over a hundred authors, into the flames of a giant bonfire.… No books were burned this time in early May. But there were ironic parallels, some all too alarming!

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