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Honored by Southern Vermont College

On May 9, 2015, Southern Vermont College, which is an extraordinary college with a just and noble mission, awarded me an honorary degree …

Why Do They Hate Us?

The venerable magazine The Nation is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. (Happy Anniversary!) They asked me to contribute to an extraordinary …

War Stories

I wrote a review essay for The Progressive on Phil Klay’s short story collection Redeployment and Sinan Antoon’s novel The Corpse Washer. …

Spied on for Being Muslim

(I wrote this comment for The Nation) There is a grocery store near my apartment in Brooklyn called the NSA Food Markets …

U.S. Backs Repression in Egypt

The sentencing on June 23 of three Al Jazeera journalists, each to at least seven years in prison, by an Egyptian court …