Natasha Lennard is a columnist for The Intercept. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Bookforum and the New York Times, among others. She teaches critical journalism at the New School for Social Research in New York. She is the author of “Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life.”
“Woke” CIA Ad Is No Reason to Throw Out the Language of Liberation
Opponents of “wokeness” want to declare anti-racist struggle dead, but co-optation doesn’t determine the radical usefulness of a concept.
Sex Work Prosecution Changes in New York Are a Welcome Step — but Not Enough
The idea of a clean divide between the innocent and exploited versus the guilty exploiters is fantastical cop ideology.
Protests for Black LivesDerek Chauvin’s Conviction Was a Relief — but Courts Cannot Deliver Racial Justice
The killing of a Black girl, Ma’Khia Bryant, just minutes before Chauvin’s conviction is a reminder of how violent the broader system is.
The Coronavirus CrisisThere Shouldn’t Be Vaccine Patents in a Health Crisis. Most Americans Agree: Waive Them.
A new poll found most Americans want Biden to break drug companies’ monopolies and end Covid-19 vaccine apartheid.