A Radical Challenger to New York City’s Pride March
The traditional march is cancelled this year owing to the pandemic. A smaller, scrappier newcomer is happening on Sunday.
June 25, 2020
Seeing Police Brutality Then and Now
We still haven’t fully recognized the art made by twentieth-century black artists.
June 18, 2020
James Joyce’s Bloomsday Becomes a Zoomsday
This year, on the holiday for celebrating “Ulysses,” we’ll have to take to the Dublin streets in our minds.
June 16, 2020
The Three People at the Center of the Landmark Supreme Court Decision
When they were fired for being L.G.B.T.Q., they lost not only their income but parts of their identities.
June 16, 2020
“I Take Responsibility” and the Limits of Celebrity Activism
In the face of widespread social crisis, celebrity responses have ranged from milquetoast to head-scratching.
June 12, 2020
The Bicycle as a Vehicle of Protest
Bicycles are powerful things—inexpensive, versatile tools that can be used by dissenters to sneak up and speed off, to organize and mobilize and elude.
June 10, 2020
Bill de Blasio Faces the Fury of New Yorkers, on and off “The Brian Lehrer Show”
Responding to questions from residents of the city about police brutality and the recent protests, the Mayor offered defensiveness, denial, and bizarre false equivalence.
June 6, 2020
K-Pop Fans Defuse Racist Hashtags
Their action was a moving and effective gesture of solidarity in a moment that demands exactly that.
June 5, 2020
Can Christopher Nolan Save the Summer?
The director is sticking to a July 17th in-theatre release date for his thriller “Tenet.”
May 28, 2020