Rebecca Nathanson is a freelance journalist currently based in New York. Her work on politics, social movements, and the far right in the US and Europe has appeared in Harper's, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Progressive, Rolling Stone, and more.
Terrorism-Related Convictions Overturned for U.K. Activists Who Blocked Deportations
A judge said the charges, which could have set a dangerous precedent against nonviolent protest, should never have been brought.
Newark’s Lead Crisis Isn’t Over: “People Are Still Drinking Water That They Shouldn’t”
Newark distributed filters and took measures to address lead in its water supply, but residents say they don’t go far enough.
Activists Avoid Jail in U.K. After Blocking Plane From Deporting Migrants
On Wednesday afternoon, the Stansted 15 walked out of court free after the judge in the case declined to send them to prison.
Activists Found Guilty of Terrorism-Related Offense for Stopping U.K. Migrant Deportations
The Stansted 15 face years of imprisonment after they stopped a plane from carrying asylum-seekers to countries where they may have faced persecution.