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The Price of Living Together

Isabel Frey Jewish Currents
I don’t think we can separate antisemitism and Islamophobia from each other, as they both emerge from state racism and the history of imperialism. Houria Bouteldja lays out the choice facing the Jewish community: provisional privilege or solidarity.

The Dangerous Bullying of Ilhan Omar

Masha Gessen The New Yorker
The third Omar controversy in as many months concerns remarks that the congresswoman made during an event of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Then President Trump tweeted a video “WE WILL NEVER FORGET!!!”

Friday Nite Videos | March 29, 2019

All the Other Reasons Trump Is a Bad President. Seeds of Freedom | Manu Chao. Jacinda Ardern's Full Christchurch Speech. Brexit Teens: Coming of Age During Political Chaos. Movie | US.

Women's March 2019 -- Portside Readers Weigh-In

Jay Schaffner Portside
Last week Portside posted Rosalind P. Petchesky's piece, An Appeal to Jewish Women to Support the 2019 Women’s March and Its Leaders. Preserving the unity and diversity of the anti-Trump movement is crucial. Here are responses from Portside readers.

Why Saudi Arabia is Waging a War on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

Mohammad H. Fadel Middle East Eye
Ilhan Omar (l), and Rashida Tlaib, the first Muslim women elected to the US Congress. The willingness of Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies to embrace American Islamophobia in their attacks on two progressive Muslim-American women, and others, reveals the deep schism between the autocracies of the Arab world and their expatriates.
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