Arun Gupta is a journalist who has written for the Washington Post, The Nation, Raw Story, The Guardian, and Jacobin. He is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York and author of the upcoming “Bacon as a Weapon of Mass Destruction: A Junk Food-Loving Chef’s Inquiry Into Taste” (The New Press).
Seattle’s CHOP Went Out With Both a Bang and a Whimper
Even before the police moved in to dismantle CHOP and take back Seattle’s East Precinct, the Occupy-style protest was collapsing under its own weight.
Riotlandia: Why Portland Has Become the Epicenter of Far-Right Violence
Police complicity and politicians’ inaction have allowed groups like the Proud Boys to stage violent spectacles again and again.
VoicesLet’s Talk About George H.W. Bush’s Role in the Iran-Contra Scandal
Hagiographies of the late president neglect his role in a secret war in Nicaragua and illegal weapons sales to Iran for the release of hostages.
Playing Cops: Militia Member Aids Police in Arresting Protester at Portland Alt-right Rally
At a Portland alt-right rally, there was evidence that federal Department of Homeland Security police were cooperating with militia members.