Faced with resurgent neo-Nazism, American Jews are coming to terms with a reality that many people of color have been acutely aware of all along: white supremacist organizing continues to flourish in this country. Rabbi Brant Rosen reflects on how alliances over Israeli policies too often lead mainstream Jewish organizations into silence on white supremacy. What we need, he argues, is solidarity organizing rooted in a deep awareness of anti-Black racism and Islamophobia.
When the Juggalos -- mostly working-class fans of the band Insane Clown Posse -- marched in Washington, DC, to protest their criminalization as a "gang," the Democratic Socialists of America, who are opposed to the police state, came out to support them. It was an opportunity to demonstrate solidarity with people newly politicized by their treatment as outcasts.
The remarkable anthology Meanwhile, Elsewhere collects science fiction and fantasy stories from transgender authors. In this excerpt from one of those stories, the darkly satirical "No Comment," a trans woman who is the recipient of the world's first uterus and ovary transplant in the near future finds she is now a mother-to-be in very unlikely circumstances -- and has become an overnight celebrity.